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Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology [electronic resource]

John E. Hall
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia : Elsevier/Saunders, 2012.
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12th ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781455711949, 1455711942, 9781416054511 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1416054510 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Contents
  • Functional Organization of the Human Body and Control of the "Internal Environment"
  • The Cell and Its Functions
  • Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis, Cell Function, and Cell Reproduction
  • Transport of Substances through the Cell Membranes
  • Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials
  • Contraction of Skeletal Muscle
  • Excitation of Skeletal Muscle: Neuromuscular Transmission and Excitation-Contraction Coupling
  • Excitation and Contraction of Smooth Muscle
  • Cardiac Muscle; The Heart as a Pump and Function of the Heart Valves
  • Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart
  • The Normal Electrocardiogram
  • Electrocardiographic Interpretation of Cardiac Muscle and Coronary Blood Flow Abnormalities: Vectorial Analysis
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation
  • Overview of the Circulation; Biophysics of Pressure, Flow, and Resistance
  • Vascular Distensibility and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems
  • The Microcirculation and Lymphatic System: Capillary Fluid Exchange, Interstitial Fluid, and Lymph Flow
  • Local and Humoral Control of Tissue Blood Flow
  • Nervous Regulation of the Circulation, and Rapid Control of Arterial Pressure
  • Role of the Kidneys in Long-Term Control of Arterial Pressure and in Hypertension: The Integrated System for Arterial Pressure Regulation
  • Cardiac Output, Venous Return, and Their Regulation
  • Muscle Blood Flow and Cardiac Output During Exercise; the Coronary Circulation and Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Heart Valves and Heart Sounds; Valvular and Congenital Heart Defects
  • Circulatory Shock and Its Treatment
  • The Body Fluid Compartments: Extracellular and Intracellular Fluids; Edema
  • Urine Formation by the Kidneys: I. Glomerular Filtration, Renal Blood Flow, and Their Control
  • Urine Formation by the Kidneys: II. Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion
  • Urine Concentration and Dilution; Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Osmolarity and Sodium Concentration
  • Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium; Integration of Renal Mechanisms for Control of Blood Volume and Extracellular Fluid Volume
  • Acid-Base Regulation
  • Diuretics, Kidney Diseases
  • Red Blood Cells, Anemia, and Polycythemia
  • Resistance of the Body to Infection: I. Leukocytes, Granulocytes, the Monocyte-Macrophage System, and Inflammation
  • Resistance of the Body to Infection: II. Immunity and Allergy Innate Immunity
  • Blood Types; Transfusion; Tissue and Organ Transplantation
  • Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation
  • Pulmonary Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Edema, Pleural Fluid
  • Physical Principles of Gas Exchange; Diffusion of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide through the Respiratory Membrane
  • Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in Blood and Tissue Fluids
  • Regulation of Respiration
  • Respiratory Insufficiency-Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Oxygen Therapy
  • -- Aviation, High-Altitude, and Space Physiology
  • Physiology of Deep-Sea Diving and Other Hyperbaric Conditions
  • Organization of the Nervous System, Basic Functions of Synapses, and Neurotransmitters
  • Sensory Receptors, Neuronal Circuits for Processing Information
  • Somatic Sensations: I. General Organization, the Tactile and Position Senses
  • Somatic Sensations: II. Pain, Headache, and Thermal Sensations
  • The Eye: I. Optics of Vision
  • The Eye: II. Receptor and Neural Function of the Retina
  • The Eye: III. Central Neurophysiology of Vision
  • The Sense of Hearing
  • The Chemical Senses-Taste and Smell
  • Motor Functions of the Spinal Cord; the Cord Reflexes
  • Cortical and Brain Stem Control of Motor Function
  • Contributions of the Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia to Overall Motor Control
  • Cerebral Cortex, Intellectual Functions of the Brain, Learning, and Memory
  • Behavioral and Motivational Mechanisms of the Brain-The Limbic System and the Hypothalamus
  • States of Brain Activity-Sleep, Brain Waves, Epilepsy, Psychoses
  • The Autonomic Nervous System and the Adrenal Medulla
  • Cerebral Blood Flow, Cerebrospinal Fluid, and Brain Metabolism
  • General Principles of Gastrointestinal Function-Motility, Nervous Control, and Blood Circulation
  • Propulsion and Mixing of Food in the Alimentary Tract
  • Secretory Functions of the Alimentary Tract
  • Digestion and Absorption in the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Physiology of Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Metabolism of Carbohydrates, and Formation of Adenosine Triphosphate
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Protein Metabolism
  • The Liver as an Organ
  • Dietary Balances; Regulation of Feeding; Obesity and Starvation; Vitamins and Minerals
  • Energetics and Metabolic Rate
  • Body Temperature Regulation, and Fever
  • Introduction to Endocrinology
  • Pituitary Hormones and Their Control by the Hypothalamus
  • Thyroid Metabolic Hormones
  • Adrenocortical Hormones
  • Insulin, Glucagon, and Diabetes Mellitus
  • Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin, Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism, Vitamin D, Bone, and Teeth
  • Reproductive and Hormonal Functions of the Male (and Function of the Pineal Gland)
  • Female Physiology Before Pregnancy and Female Hormones
  • Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Fetal and Neonatal Physiology
  • Sports Physiology.
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1 online resource (xvii, 718 pages) : illustrations
Notes
  • Companion volume to: Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology. 12th ed. c2011.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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