Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Fifth Edition

Paperback | October 28, 2015

byKim E. Barrett, Susan M. Barman, Scott Boitano

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The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades

For more than four decades, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology has been helping those in the medical field understand human and mammalian physiology. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, Ganong’s concisely covers every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability and delivers more detailed, high-yield information per page than any other similar text or review.

Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas. Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts.

  • More than 600 full-color illustrations
  • Two types of review questions: end-of-chapter and board-style
  • NEW! Increased number of clinical cases and flow charts

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The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades For more than four decades, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology has been helping those in the medical field understand human and mammalian physiology. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, Ganong’s concisely covers every important topic without sacr...

Kim E. Barrett, PhD (La Jolla, CA), Professor, Department of Medicine Dean of Graduate Studies University of California, San Diego.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 28, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007182510X

ISBN - 13:9780071825108

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Table of Contents

1 General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology 3 <_o3a_p>

2 Overview of Cellular Physiology in Medical Physiology 33 <_o3a_p>

3 Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation 67 <_o3a_p>

4 Excitable Tissue: Nerve 85 <_o3a_p>

5 Excitable Tissue: Muscle 99 <_o3a_p>

6 Synaptic & Junctional Transmission 121 <_o3a_p>

7 Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators 137<_o3a_p>

8 Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & Temperature 159 <_o3a_p>

9 Vision 177 <_o3a_p>

10 Hearing & Equilibrium 199 <_o3a_p>

11 Smell & Taste 217 <_o3a_p>

12 Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement 227 <_o3a_p>

13 Autonomic Nervous System 255 <_o3a_p>

14 Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep-Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms 269 <_o3a_p>

15 Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech 283<_o3a_p>

16 Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation 299 <_o3a_p>

17 Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions 307 <_o3a_p>

18 The Pituitary Gland 321 <_o3a_p>

19 The Thyroid Gland 337 <_o3a_p>

20 The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex 351 <_o3a_p>

21 Hormonal Control of Calcium, & Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone 375 <_o3a_p>

22 Reproductive Development & Function of the Female Reproductive System 389 <_o3a_p>

23 Function of the Male Reproductive System 417 <_o3a_p>

24 Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism<_o3a_p>

25 Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation 453 <_o3a_p>

26 Digestion, Absorption, & Nutritional Principles 475 <_o3a_p>

27 Gastrointestinal Motility 495 <_o3a_p>

28 Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver 507<_o3a_p>

29 Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart 519 <_o3a_p>

30 The Heart as a Pump 537 <_o3a_p>

31 Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow 553 <_o3a_p>

32 Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms 585 <_o3a_p>

33 Circulation Through Special Regions 601<_o3a_p>

34 Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & Mechanics 621 <_o3a_p>

35 Gas Transport & pH 639 <_o3a_p>

36 Regulation of Respiration 65<_o3a_p>

37 Renal Function & Micturition 671 <_o3a_p>

38 Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume 695 <_o3a_p>

39 Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion 709<_o3a_p>