Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall-Textbook of Medical Physiology: First South Asia Edition - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131249000, 9788131249550

Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall-Textbook of Medical Physiology: First South Asia Edition

1st Edition

Authors: John Hall
eBook ISBN: 9788131249550
Paperback ISBN: 9788131249000
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 15th February 2017
Page Count: 726
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All of the essential information you need from the world’s foremost medical physiology textbook – right in your pocket! Dr. John E. Hall’s Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology: First South Asia Edition, reflects the structure and content of the larger text, helping you recall and easily review the most essential, need-to-know concepts in physiology.

Key Features

  • Efficiently review key concepts thanks to a concise, at-a-glance format.
  • Carry the same authoritative, useful knowledge that readers of Guyton have come to trust – right in your pocket.
  • Easily locate more in-depth discussions inside the parent text with abundant cross-references and a parallel chapter organization.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Physiology: The Cell and General Physiology

 

1. Functional Organization of the Human Body and Control of the "Internal Environment"

 

2. The Cell and Its Functions

 

3. Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis, cell function, and cell reproduction

 

II. Membrane Physiology, Nerve, and Muscle

 

4. Transport of Substances Through Cell Membranes

 

5. Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials

 

6. Contraction of Skeletal Muscle

 

7. Excitation of Skeletal Muscle: Neuromuscular Transmission and Excitation-Contraction Coupling

 

8. Excitation and Contraction of Smooth Muscle

 

III. The Heart

 

9. Cardiac Muscle; The Heart as a Pump and Function of the Heart Valves

 

10. Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart

 

11. The Normal Electrocardiogram

 

12. Electrocardiographic Interpretation of Cardiac Muscle and Coronary Blood Flow Abnormalities: Vectorial Analysis

 

13.Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation

 

IV. The Circulation

 

14. Overview of the Circulation; Biophysics of Pressure, Flow, and Resistance

 

15. Vascular Distensibility and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems

 

16. The Microcirculation and Lymphatic System: Capillary Fluid Exchange, Interstitial Fluid, and Lymph Flow

 

17. Local and Humoral Control of Tissue Blood Flow

 

18. Nervous Regulation of the Circulation and Rapid Control of Arterial Pressure

 

19. Role of the Kidneys in Long-Term Control of Arterial Pressure and in Hypertension: The Integrated System for Aterial Pressure Regulation

 

20. Cardiac Output, Venous Return, and Their Regulation

 

21. Muscle Blood Flow and Cardiac Output During Exercise; the Coronary Circulation and Ischemic Heart Disease

 

22. Cardiac Failure

 

23. Heart Valves and Heart Sounds; Valvular and Congenital Heart Defects

 

24. Circulatory Shock and Its Treatment

 

V. The Body Fluids and Kidneys

 

25. The Body Fluid Compartments: Extracellular and Intracellular Fluids; Edema

 

26. The Urinary System: Functional Anatomy and Urine Formation by the Kidneys

 

27. Glomerular Filtration, Renal Blood Flow, and Their Control

 

28. Renal Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion

 

29. Urine Concentration and Dilution; Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Osmolarity and Sodium Concentration

 

30. Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium; Integration of Renal Mechanisms for Control of Blood Volume and Extracellular Fluid Volume

 

31. Acid-Base Regulation

 

32. Diuretics, Kidney Diseases

 

VI. Blood Cells, Immunity, and Blood Coagulation

 

33. Red Blood Cells, Anemia, and Polycythemia

 

34. Resistance of the Body to Infection: I. Leukocytes, Granulocytes, the Monocyte-Macrophage System, and Inflammation

 

35. Resistance of the Body to Infection: II. Immunity and Allergy

 

36. Blood Types; Transfusion; Tissue and Organ Transplantation

 

37. Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation

 

VII. Respiration

 

38. Pulmonary Ventilation

 

39. Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Edema, Pleural Fluid

 

40. Principles of Gas Exchange; Diffusion of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Through the Respiratory Membrane

 

41. Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in Blood and Tissue Fluids

 

42. Regulation of Respiration

 

43. Respiratory Insufficiency - Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Oxygen Therapy

 

VIII. Aviation, Space, and Deep-Sea Diving Physiology

 

44. Aviation, High Altitude, and Space Physiology

 

45. Physiology of Deep-Sea Diving and Other Hyperbaric Conditions

 

IV. The Nervous System: A. General Principles and Sensory Physiology

 

46. Organization of the Nervous System, Basic Functions of Synapses, and Neurotransmitters

 

47. Sensory Receptors, Neuronal Circuits for Processing Information

 

48. Somatic Sensations: I. General Organization, the Tactile and Position Senses

 

49. Somatic sensations: II. Pain, Headache, and Thermal Sensations

 

X. The Nervous System: B. The Special Senses

 

50. The Eye: I. Optics of Vision

 

51. The Eye: II. Receptor and Neural Function of the Retina

 

52. The Eye: III. Central Neurophysiology of Vision

 

53. The Sense of Hearing

 

54. The Chemical Senses - Taste and Smell

 

XI. The Nervous System: C. Motor and Integrative Neurophysiology

 

55. Motor Functions of the Spinal Cord; the Cord Reflexes

 

56. Cortical and Brain Stem Control of Motor Function

 

57. Contributions of the Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia to Overall Motor Control

 

58. Cerebral Cortex, Intellectual Functions of the Brain, Learning, and Memory

 

59. Behavioral and Motivational Mechanisms of the Brain - The Limbic System and the Hypothalamus

 

60. States of Brain Activity - Sleep, Brain Waves, Epilepsy, Psychoses, and Dementia

 

61. The Autonomic Nervous System and the Adrenal Medulla

 

62. Cerebral Blood Flow, Cerebrospinal Fluid, and Brain Metabolism

 

XII. Gastrointestinal Physiology

 

63. General Principles of Gastrointestinal Function - Motility, Nervous Control, and Blood Circulation

 

64. Propulsion and Mixing of Food in the Alimentary Tract

 

65. Secretory Functions of the Alimentary Tract

 

66. Digestion and Absorption in the Gastrointestinal Tract

 

67. Physiology of Gastrointestinal Disorders

 

XIII. Metabolism and Temperature Regulation

 

68. Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Formation of Adenosine Triphosphate

 

69. Lipid Metabolism

 

70. Protein Metabolism

 

71. The Liver as an Organ

 

72. Dietary Balances; Regulation of Feeding; Obesity and Starvation; Vitamins and Minerals

 

73. Energetics and Metabolic Rate

 

74. Body Temperature Regulation and Fever

 

XIV. Endocrinology and Reproduction

 

75. Introduction to Endocrinology

 

76. Pituitary Hormones and Their Control by the Hypopthalamus

 

77. Thyroid Metabolic Hormones

 

78. Adenocortical Hormones

 

79. Insulin, Glucagon, and Diabetes Mellitus

 

80. Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin, Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism, Vitamin D, Bone, and Teeth

 

81. Reproductive and Hormonal Functions of the Male (and Function of the Pineal Gland)

 

82. Female Physiology Before Pregnancy and Female Hormones

 

83. Pregnancy and Lactation

 

84. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

 

XV. Sports Physiology

 

85. Sports Physiology

Details

No. of pages:
726
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131249550
Paperback ISBN:
9788131249000

About the Author

John Hall

Affiliations and Expertise

Arthur C. Guyton Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Director, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi