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cover image - Medical Physiology,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781455743773
Publication Date: 05-05-2016
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Elsevier
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Medical Physiology, 3rd Edition

by Walter F. Boron, MD, PhD and Emile L. Boulpaep, MD

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cover image - Medical Physiology,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781455743773
Publication Date: 05-05-2016
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Elsevier

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For a comprehensive understanding of human physiology — from molecules to systems —turn to the latest edition of Medical Physiology. This updated textbook is known for its unparalleled depth of information, equipping students with a solid foundation for a future in medicine and healthcare, and providing clinical and research professionals with a reliable go-to reference. Complex concepts are presented in a clear, concise, and logically organized format to further facilitate understanding and retention.

    • Clear, didactic illustrations visually present processes in a clear, concise manner that is easy to understand.
    • Intuitive organization and consistent writing style facilitates navigation and comprehension.
    • Takes a strong molecular and cellular approach that relates these concepts to human physiology and disease.
    • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes access -- on a variety of devices -- to the complete text with thorough hyperlinking, images, 10 animations, and copious linkout notes prepared by the Editors.
    • An increased number of clinical correlations provides a better understanding of the practical applications of physiology in medicine.
    • Highlights new breakthroughs in molecular and cellular processes, such as the role of epigenetics, necroptosis, and ion channels in physiologic processes, to give insights into human development, growth, and disease.
    • Several new authors offer fresh perspectives in many key sections of the text, and meticulous editing makes this multi-authored resource read with one unified voice.
  • I Introduction

    Chapter 1 Foundations of Physiology

    II Physiology of Cells and Molecules

    Chapter 2 Functional Organization of the Cell

    Chapter 3 Signal Transduction

    Chapter 4 Regulation of Gene Expression

    Chapter 5 Transport of Solutes and Water

    Chapter 6 Electrophysiology of the Cell Membrane

    Chapter 7 Electrical Excitability and Action Potentials

    Chapter 8 Synaptic Transmission and the Neuromuscular Junction

    Chapter 9 Cellular Physiology of Skeletal, Cardiac, and Smooth Muscle

    III The Nervous System

    Chapter 10 Organization of the Nervous System

    Chapter 11 The Neuronal Microenvironment

    Chapter 12 Physiology of Neurons

    Chapter 13 Synaptic Transmission in the Nervous System

    Chapter 14 The Autonomic Nervous System

    Chapter 15 Sensory Transduction

    Chapter 16 Circuits of the Central Nervous System

    IV The Cardiovascular System

    Chapter 17 Organization of the Cardiovascular System

    Chapter 18 Blood

    Chapter 19 Arteries and Veins

    Chapter 20 The Microcirculation

    Chapter 21 Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Electrocardiogram

    Chapter 22 The Heart As a Pump

    Chapter 23 Regulation of Arterial Pressure and Cardiac Output

    Chapter 24 Special Circulations

    Chapter 25 Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System

    V The Respiratory System

    Chapter 26 Organization of the Respiratory System

    Chapter 27 Mechanics of Ventilation

    Chapter 28 Acid-Base Physiology

    Chapter 29 Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide In the Blood

    Chapter 30 Gas Exchange in the Lung

    Chapter 31 Ventilation and Perfusion of the Lungs

    Chapter 32 Control of Ventilation

    VI The Urinary System

    Chapter 33 Organization of the Urinary System

    Chapter 34 Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow

    Chapter 35 Transport of Sodium and Chloride

    Chapter 36 Transport of Urea, Glucose, Phosphate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Organic Solutes

    Chapter 37 Transport of Potassium

    Chapter 38 Urine Concentration and Dilution

    Chapter 39 Transport of Acids and Bases

    Chapter 40 Integration of Salt and Water Balance

    VII The Gastrointestinal System

    Chapter 41 Organization of the Gastrointestinal System

    Chapter 42 Gastric Function

    Chapter 43 Pancreatic and Salivary Glands

    Chapter 44 Intestinal Fluid and Electrolyte Movement

    Chapter 45 Nutrient Digestion and Absorption

    Chapter 46 Hepatobiliary Function

    VIII The Endocrine System

    Chapter 47 Organization of Endocrine Control

    Chapter 48 Endocrine Regulation of Growth and Body Mass

    Chapter 49 The Thyroid Gland

    Chapter 50 The Adrenal Gland

    Chapter 51 The Endocrine Pancreas

    Chapter 52 The Parathyroid Glands and Vitamin D

    IX The Reproductive System

    Chapter 53 Sexual Differentiation

    Chapter 54 The Male Reproductive System

    Chapter 55 The Female Reproductive System

    Chapter 56 Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation

    Chapter 57 Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

    X Physiology of Cells and Molecules

    Chapter 58 Metabolism

    Chapter 59 Regulation of Body Temperature

    Chapter 60 Exercise Physiology and Sports Science

    Chapter 61 Environmental Physiology

    Chapter 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

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