Boron & Boulpaep Concise Medical Physiology
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1 Foundations of Physiology 2 Functional Organization of the Cell 3 Signal Transduction 4 Regulation of Gene Expression 5 Transport of Solutes and Water 6 Electrophysiology of the Cell Membrane 7 Electrical Excitability and Action Potentials 8 Synaptic Transmission and the Neuromuscular Junction 9 Cellular Physiology of Skeletal Muscle 10 Organization of the Nervous System 11 The Neuronal Microenvironment 12 Physiology of Neurons 13 Synaptic Transmission in the Nervous System 14 The Autonomic Nervous System 15 Sensory Transduction 16 Circuits of the Central Nervous System 17 Organization of the Cardiovascular System 18 Blood 19 Arteries and Veins 20 The Microcirculation 21 Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Electrocardiogram 22 The Heart as a Pump 23 Regulation of Arterial Pressure and Cardiac Output 24 Special Circulations 25 Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System 26 Organization of the Respiratory System 27 Mechanics of Ventilation 28 Acid-Base Physiology 29 Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood 30 Gas Exchange in the Lungs 31 Ventilation and Perfusion of the Lungs 32 Control of Ventilation 33 Organization of the Urinary System 34 Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood 35 Transport of Sodium and Chloride 36 Transport of Urea Glucose, Other Solutes, Phospate, Calcium, and Magnesium 37 Transport of Potassium 38 Urine Concentration and Dilution 39 Transport of Acids and Bases 40 Integration of Salt and Water Balance 41 Organization of the Gastrointestinal System 42 Gastric Function 43 Pancreatic and Salivary Glands 44 Intestinal Fluid and Electrolyte Movement 45 Nutrient Digestion and Absorption 46 Hepatobiliary Function 47 Organization of Endocrine Control 48 Endocrine Regulation of Growth and Body Mass 49 The Thyroid Gland 50 The Adrenal Gland 51 The Endocrine Pancreas 52 The Parathyroid Glands and Vitamin D 53 Sexual Differentiation 54 The Male Reproductive System 55 The Female Reproductive System 56 Fertilization 57 Fetal and Neonatal Physiology 58 Metabolism 59 Regulation of Body Temperature 60 Exercise Physiology and Sports Science 61 Environmental Physiology 62 The Physiology of Aging
Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD, Professor, David N and Inez Myers/Antonio Scarpa Chairman, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH and Emile L. Boulpaep, MD, Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT