Gastrointestinal Physiology - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323100854, 9780323172899

Gastrointestinal Physiology

8th Edition

Mosby Physiology Monograph Series (With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access)

Print ISBN: 9780323100854
eBook ISBN: 9780323172899
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 28th August 2013
Page Count: 176


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!

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


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