Gastrointestinal Physiology - 7th Edition

Gastrointestinal Physiology

7th Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series

Authors: Leonard Johnson
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

1. Regulation: Peptides of the Gastrointestinal Tract

2. Regulation: Nerves and Smooth Muscle

3. Swallowing

4. Gastric Emptying

5. Motility of the Small Intestine

6. Motility of the Large Intestine

7. Salivary Secretion

8. Gastric Secretion

9. Pancreatic Secretion

10. Bile Production, Secretion, and Storage

11. Digestion and Absorption

12. Fluid and Electrolyte Absorption

13. The Splanchnic Circulation

Appendix: Review Examination

Description

This volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series explains the fundamentals of gastrointestinal physiology in a clear and concise manner. It provides you with a basic understanding of how the gastrointestinal system functions in health and disease. Attractively illustrated with clear 2-color diagrams, this volume also facilitates study with learning objectives, overview boxes, chapter summaries, and clinical cases with questions and explained answers.

Key Features

  • Stay current with clear, accurate, and up-to-the-minute coverage of the physiology of the gastrointestinal system focusing on the needs of the student.
  • Bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.
  • Master the material more easily with learning objectives, overview boxes, key words and concepts, chapter summaries, and clinical cases with questions and explained answers.
  • Understand complex concepts by examining abundant clear, 2-color diagrams.
  • Apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations using featured clinical commentaries.


Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323286152
eBook ISBN:
9780323079822

About the Authors

Leonard Johnson Author

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