Medical Physiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine, 5th Edition

Book Description

: for Clinical Medicine richly presents the physiology knowledge necessary for clinical practice. Along with the latest information on how the human body reacts to internal and external changes, the text provides a deep understanding of how physiologic coordinate to maintain optimal .

Table of Contents

PART I CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 1 Medical Physiology: An Overview
Chapter 2 Cell Signaling, Membrane Transport, and Membrane Potential

PART II NEUROMUSCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 3 Action Potential, Synaptic Transmission, and Nerve Function
Chapter 4 Sensory Physiology
Chapter 5 Motor System
Chapter 6 Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 7 Integrative Functions of the Central Nervous System
Chapter 8 Skeletal and Smooth Muscle

PART III BLOOD AND IMMUNOLOGY
Chapter 9 Blood Composition and Function
Chapter 10 Immunology, Organ Interaction, and Homeostasis

PART IV CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 11 Overview of the Cardiovascular System and Hemodynamics
Chapter 12 Activity of the Heart
Chapter 13 Cardiac Muscle Mechanics and the Cardiac Pump
Chapter 14 The Systemic Circulation
Chapter 15 Microcirculation and Lymphatic System
Chapter 16 Special Circulations
Chapter 17 Control Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Function

PART V RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 18 Ventilation and the Mechanics of Breathing
Chapter 19 Gas Transfer and Transport
Chapter 20 Pulmonary Circulation and Ventilation/Perfusion
Chapter 21 Control of Ventilation

PART VI RENAL PHYSIOLOGY AND BODY FLUIDS
Chapter 22 Kidney Function
Chapter 23 Regulation of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Chapter 24 Acid–Base Homeostasis

PART VII GASTROINTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 25 Gastrointestinal System Functions
Chapter 26 Liver Functions and Immune Surveillance
Chapter 27 Motility and Gastrointestinal Regulation

PART VIII TEMPERATURE REGULATION AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 28 Regulation of Body Temperature
Chapter 29 Exercise Physiology

PART IX ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 30 Endocrine Control Mechanisms
Chapter 31 Hypothalamus and the Pituitary Gland
Chapter 32 Thyroid Gland
Chapter 33 Adrenal Gland
Chapter 34 Endocrine Pancreas
Chapter 35 Endocrine Regulation of Calcium, Phosphate, and Bone Homeostasis

PART X REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY
Chapter 36 Male Reproductive System
Chapter 37 Female Reproductive System
Chapter 38 Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Fetal Development

Appendix A: Common Abbreviations in Physiology
Appendix B: Normal Blood, Plasma, or Serum Values

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