The Digestive System

2nd Edition

Systems of the Body Series

Authors: Margaret Smith Dion Morton
Paperback ISBN: 9780702033674
eBook ISBN: 9780702048418
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 28th May 2010
Page Count: 224

Table of Contents

1 Overview of the digestive system 2 The mouth, salivary glands and oesophagus 3 The stomach: basic functions 4 The stomach: control 5 Pancreas: exocrine functions 6 Liver and biliary system 7 The small intestine 8 Digestion and absorption 9 The absorptive and post-absorptive states 10 The colon 11 Gastrointestinal pathology


Key Features

  • One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.

  • Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.

  • The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.


  • Details

    No. of pages:
    224
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Churchill Livingstone 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Paperback ISBN:
    9780702033674
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702048418

    About the Authors

    Margaret Smith Author

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Experimental Neurology, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

    Dion Morton Author

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Surgery, Academic Department of Surgery, University Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK