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!

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

Details

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