Netter

Netter's Essential Physiology

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Let the beautiful illustrations and diagrams from the Netter collection enhance your understanding of physiology. Respected physiologists, Susan Mulroney and Adam Myers of Georgetown University School of Medicine, provide you with a logical and highly readable reference, ideal for a basic understanding of the subject, a comprehensive overview, or as a supplement to lectures. Organized by organ system, each section is followed by a set of review questions to reinforce what’s been covered. Clinical examples demonstrate key physiology concepts and their application in general medicine.

Audience
Medical students, health professions and nursing students, undergraduate students

Hardbound, 408 Pages

Published: October 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4196-2

Contents

  • SECTION I: CELL PHYSIOLOGY AND FLUID HOMEOSTASIS

    Chapter 1 The Cell and Fluid Homeostasis

    Chapter 2 Membrane Transport

    Section I Review Questions

    SECTION II: THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND MSUCLE

    Chapter 3 Nerve and Muscle Physiology

    Chapter 4 Organization and General Functions of the Nervous System

    Chapter 5 Sensory Physiology

    Chapter 6 The Somatic Motor System

    Chapter 7 The Autonomic Nervous System

    Section II Review Questions

    SECTION III: CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 8 Overview of the Heart and Circulation

    Chapter 9 Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Chapter 10 Flow Pressure and Resistance

    Chapter 11 The Cardiac Pump

    Chapter 12 The Peripheral Circulation

    Section III Review Questions

    SECTION IV: RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 13: Pulmonary Ventilation and Perfusion and Diffusion of Gases

    Chapter 14: The Mechanics of Breathing

    Chapter 15: Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport and Control of Respiration

    Section IV Review Questions

    SECTION V: RENAL PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 16 Overview, Glomerular Filtration, and Renal Clearance

    Chapter 17 Renal Transport Processes

    Chapter 18 Urine Concentration and Dilution Mechanisms

    Chapter 19 Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Volume and Osmolarity

    Chapter 20 Regulation of Acid/Base Balance by the Kidneys

    Section V Review Questions

    SECTION VI: GASTROINTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 21 Overview of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Chapter 22 Motility Through the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Chapter 23 Gastrointestinal Secretions

    Chapter 24 Hepatobiliary Function

    Chapter 25 Digestion and Absorption

    Section VI Review Questions

    SECTION VII: ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY

    Chapter 26: General Principles of Endocrinology and Pituitary and Hypothalamic Hormones

    Chapter 27 Thyroid Hormones

    Chapter 28 Adrenal Hormones

    Chapter 29 The Endocrine Pancreas

    Chapter 30 Calcium Regulating Hormones

    Chapter 31: Hormones of the Reproductive System

    Section VII Review Questions

    APPENDIX

    Answers to Review Questions

Advertisement

advert image