Essential Medical Physiology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780123875846, 9780080472706

Essential Medical Physiology

3rd Edition

Editors: Leonard Johnson
eBook ISBN: 9780080472706
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th September 2003
Page Count: 1008
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Description

Essential Medical Physiology, Third Edition, deals with the principal subjects covered in a modern medical school physiology course.

This thoroughly revised version includes chapters on general physiology as well as cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, central nervous system, and integrative physiology. It contains clinical notes, chapter outlines with page numbers, 2-color figures throughout, and new chapters on Exercise, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, and Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy.

Among the contributors to this indispensible textbook are leading physiologists Leonard R. Johnson, Stanley G. Schultz, H. Maurice Goodman, John H. Byrne, Norman W. Weisbrodt, James M. Downey, D. Neil Granger, Frank L. Powell, Jr., James A. Schafer, and Dianna A. Johnson.

This text is recommended for medical, graduate, and advanced undergraduate students studying physiology, physicians, and clinical specialists as well as anyone interested in basic human physiology.

Key Features

  • Includes clinical notes
  • "Key Points" summarize most important information
  • Contains chapter outlines with page numbers
  • 2-color figures throughout
  • New chapters on Exercise, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, and Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy

Readership

Medical, graduate and advanced undergraduate students studying physiology, physicians and clinical specialists, as well as anyone interested in basic human physiology.

Table of Contents

PART I: GENERAL PHYSIOLOGY

1 The Internal Environment 2 Control of Cell Function 3 Membrane Transport 4 Resting Potentials and Action Potentials in
Excitable Cells 5 Propagation of the Action Potential 6 Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission 7 Striated Muscle 8 Smooth Muscle 9 Autonomic Nervous System

PART II: CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

10 Hemodynamics 11 Electrical Activity of the Heart 12 The Electrocardiogram, James M. Downey 13 The Mechanical Activity of the Heart 14 Regulation of Venous Return and Cardiac Output 15 Regulation of Arterial Pressure 16 Capillary Exchange 17 Regulation of Regional Blood Flow

PART III: RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY

18 Structure and Function of the Respiratory System 19 Mechanics of Breathing 20 Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood 21 Pulmonary Gas Exchange 22 Control of Breathing

PART IV: RENAL PHYSIOLOGY

23 Functional Anatomy of the Kidney and Micturition 24 Renal Blood Flow and Glomerular Filtration 25 Mass Balance in Body Homeostasis and Renal
Function 26 Reabsorption and Secretion in the Proximal Tubule 27 Reabsorption and Secretion in the Loop of Henle, Distal Tubule, and Collecting Duct 28 Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality 29 Regulation of Sodium Balance and Extracellular Fluid Volume 30 Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium 31 The Role of the Kidney in Acid-Base Balance

PART V: GASTROINTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY

32 Regulation 33 Motility 34 Secretion 35 Digestion and Absorption 36 Intestinal Electrolyte and Water Transport

PART VI: ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY

37 Introduction to Endocrine Physiology 38 Pituitary Gland 39 Thyroid Gland 40 Adrenal Glands 41 The Pancreatic Islets 42 Hormonal Regulation of Fuel Metabolism 43 Hormonal Regulation of Calcium Metabolism 44 Hormonal Growth Control 45 Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Male 46 Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: The Menstrual Cycle 47 Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: Pregnancy and Lactation

PART VII: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PHYSIOLOGY

48 Organization of the Nervous System 49 Sensory Receptors of the Somatosensory System 50 Central Projections of the General Somatosensory System 51 The Visual System 52 The Vestibular System 53 The Auditory System 54 The Chemical Senses: Smell and Taste 55 Lower Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord and Brain Stem 56 Sensory and Motor Pathways Controlling Lowe Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord 57 The Motor Cortex 58 The Basal Ganglia 59 The Cerebellum 60 Neuronal Control of Mood, Emotion, and State of Awareness 61 Learning and Memory

PART VIII: INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY

62 Body Temperature Regulation 63 Exercise 64 Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock 65 Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Stanley G. Schultz 66 Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy

Details

No. of pages:
1008
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080472706

About the Editor

Leonard Johnson

Leonard R. Johnson received a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan and then trained with Dr. Morton I. Grossman at UCLA. He spent 17 years as a Professor of Physiology at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston before moving to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as the Thomas A. Gerwin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology. He is the author or coauthor of over 250 papers on gastrointestinal physiology and holds an NIH MERIT Award. Currently he is the Vice Chancellor for Research at Tennessee.

Affiliations and Expertise

Thomas A. Gerwin Professor and Chairman, Department of Physiology, The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN Vice Chancellor for Research and Thomas A. Gerwin Professor of Physiology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA