Gastrointestinal Physiology - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323100854, 9780323279697

Gastrointestinal Physiology

8th Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access)

Authors: Leonard Johnson
Paperback ISBN: 9780323100854
eBook ISBN: 9780323279697
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 28th August 2013
Page Count: 176

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

Gastrointestinal Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Monograph Series, explains the fundamentals of gastrointestinal physiology in a clear and concise manner. Ideal for your systems-based curriculum, this fully updated medical textbook provides you with a basic understanding of how the GI system functions in both health and disease.

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 gastrointestinal pathophysiology content throughout the book.
  • Master the material more easily with learning objectives at the start of each chapter, overview boxes, key words and concepts, chapter summaries, and physiology review questions at the end of the book.
  • Understand complex concepts by examining clear, 2-color diagrams.
  • Apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations with the aid of featured clinical cases with questions and explained answers.
  • Consult the book online at Student Consult, where you can perform quick searches, add your own notes and bookmarks, and more!

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323279697
eBook ISBN:
9780323279673
eBook ISBN:
9780323279680
eBook ISBN:
9780323241250
eBook ISBN:
9780323172899
Paperback ISBN:
9780323100854

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