Sunday, September 15, 2019

Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology 2019


The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades—enhanced by all new video tutorials
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 such as chronic pain, reproductive physiology, and acid-base homeostasis, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Sixth Edition incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts. Ganong's will prove valuable to students who need a concise review for the USMLE, or physicians who want to keep pace with the ever-changing world of medical physiology.
• 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• NEW! Video tutorials from the author; high-yield Frequently Asked Question feature with detailed explanations; improved legends that eliminate the need to refer back to the text
Table of contents :
Section I: Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology
Section I: Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 1: General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology
Chapter 2: Overview of Cellular Physiology
Chapter 3: Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation
Chapter 4: Excitable Tissue: Nerve
Chapter 5: Excitable Tissue: Muscle
Chapter 6: Synaptic & Junctional Transmission
Chapter 7: Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators
Section II: Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology
Section II: Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology: Introduction
Chapter 8: Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & Temperature
Chapter 9: Smell & Taste
Chapter 10: Vision
Chapter 11: Hearing & Equilibrium
Chapter 12: Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement
Chapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 14: Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep–Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms
Chapter 15: Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech
Section III: Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology
Section III: Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 16: Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation
Chapter 17: Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions
Chapter 18: The Pituitary Gland
Chapter 19: The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
Chapter 20: The Thyroid Gland
Chapter 21: Hormonal Control of Calcium & Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone
Chapter 22: Reproductive Development & Function of the Female Reproductive System
Chapter 23: Function of the Male Reproductive System
Chapter 24: Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Section IV: Gastrointestinal Physiology
Section IV: Gastrointestinal Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 25: Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation
Chapter 26: Digestion & Absorption of Nutrients
Chapter 27: Gastrointestinal Motility
Chapter 28: Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver
Section V: Cardiovascular Physiology
Section V: Cardiovascular Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 29: Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart
Chapter 30: The Heart as a Pump
Chapter 31: Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow
Chapter 32: Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
Chapter 33: Circulation Through Special Regions
Section VI: Respiratory Physiology
Section VI: Respiratory Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 34: Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & Mechanics
Chapter 35: Gas Transport & pH
Chapter 36: Regulation of Respiration
Section VII: Renal Physiology
Section VII: Renal Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 37: Renal Function & Micturition
Chapter 38: Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume
Chapter 39: Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion



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