Medical Physiology

ISBN-10: 1416023283

ISBN-13: 9781416023289

Edition: 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Walter F. Boron, Emile L. Boulpaep

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Book details

List price: $116.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/22/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1344
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 6.490
Language: English

Foundations of Physiology
Physiology of Cells and Molecules
Functional Organization of the Cell
The Physiology of Membranes
Signal Transduction
Regulation of Gene Expression
Electrophysiology of the Cell Membrane
Electrical Excitability and Action Potentials
Synaptic Transmission and Neuromuscular Junction
Cellular Physiology of Skeletal, Cardiac, and Smooth Muscle
The Cellular Physiology of the Nervous System
Organization of the Nervous System
Physiology of Neurons
Synaptic Transmission in the Nervous System
Sensory Transduction
Neuronal Circuits
The Autonomic Nervous System
The Neuronal Microenvironment: Cerebrospinal Fluid, Blood-Brain Barrier and Glial Cells
The Cardiovascular System
Organization of the Cardiovascular System
Arteries and Veins
The Microcirculation
Cardiac Electrophysiology and the Electrocardiogram
The Heart as a Pump
Regulation of Arterial Pressure and Cardiac Output
Special Circulations
Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System
The Respiratory System
Organization of the Respiratory System
Mechanics of Respiration
Acid-Base Physiology
The Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in the Blood
Gas Exchange in the Lungs
Ventilation and Perfusion of the Lungs
Regulation of Respiration
The Urinary System
Organization of the Urinary System
Glomerular Filtration and Renal Blood Flow
Transport of Sodium and Chloride
Transport of Urea, Glucose, Phosphate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Organic Solutes by the Tubules
Transport of Potassium by the Tubules
Urine Concentration and Dilution
Transport of Acids and Bases by the Tubules
Integration of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
The Gastrointestinal System
Organization of the Gastrointestinal System
Gastric Function
Pancreatic and Salivary Glands
Hepatobiliary Function
Intestinal Fluid and Electrolyte Management
Nutrient Digestion and Absorption
The Endocrine System
Organization of Endocrine Control
The Endocrine Regulation of Growth
The Thyroid Gland
The Adrenal Gland
The Endocrine Pancreas
The Parathyroid Glands and Vitamin D
The Reproductive System
Sexual Differentiation
The Male Reproductive System
The Female Reproductive System
Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation
Fetal and Neonatal Physiology
The Physiology of Everyday Life
Metabolism and Nutrition
Regulation of Body Temperature
Exercise Physiology and Sports Science
Environmental Physiology: Diving, Altitude and Space
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