Medical physiology / [edited by] Walter F. Boron, Emile L. Boulpaep.

Contributor(s): Boron, Walter F [editor.] | Boulpaep, Emile L [editor.]
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2017]Copyright date: �2017Edition: Third editionDescription: 1 online resource (xii, 1297 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text | still image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781455733286; 1455733288Uniform titles: Medical physiology (Boron) | Medical physiology. Updated second edition. Subject(s): Human physiology -- Textbooks | Physiological Phenomena | Cell Physiological Phenomena | Human physiologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Textbooks. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Medical physiology (Boron).DDC classification: 612 LOC classification: QP34.5Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Foundations of physiology -- Functional organization of the cell -- Signal transduction -- Regulation of gene expression -- Transport of solutes and water -- Electrophysiology of the cell membrane -- Electrical excitability and action potentials -- Synaptic transmission and the neuromuscular junction -- Cellular physiology of skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle -- Organization of the nervous system -- The neuronal microenvironment -- Physiology of neurons -- Synaptic transmission in the nervous system -- The autonomic nervous system -- Sensory transduction -- Circuits of the central nervous system -- Organization of the cardiovascular system -- Blood -- Arteries and veins -- The microcirculation -- Cardiac electrophysiology and the electrocardiogram -- The heart as a pump -- Regulation of arterial pressure and cardiac output -- Special circulations -- Integrated control of the cardiovascular system -- Organization of the respiratory system -- Mechanics of ventilation -- Acid-base physiology -- Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood -- Gas exchange in the lungs -- Ventilation and perfusion of the lungs -- Control of ventilation -- Organization of the urinary system -- Glomerular filtration and renal blood flow -- Transport of sodium and chloride -- Transport of urea, glucose, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, and organic solutes -- Transport of potassium -- Urine concentration and dilution -- Transport of acids and bases -- Integration of salt and water balance -- Organization of the gastrointestinal system -- Gastric function -- Pancreatic and salivary glands -- Intestinal fluid and electrolyte movement -- Nutrient digestion and absorption -- Hepatobiliary function -- Organization of endocrine control -- Endocrine regulation of growth and body mass -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal gland -- The endocrine pancreas -- The parathyroid glands and vitamin D -- Sexual differentiation -- The male reproductive system -- The female reproductive system -- Fertilization, pregnancy, and lactation -- Fetal and neonatal physiology -- Metabolism -- Regulation of body temperature -- Exercise physiology and sports science -- Environmental physiology -- The physiology of aging.
Summary: For a comprehensive understanding of human physiology - from molecules to systems -turn to the latest edition of Medical Physiology. This updated textbook is known for its unparalleled depth of information, equipping students with a solid foundation for a future in medicine and healthcare, and providing clinical and research professionals with a reliable go-to reference. Complex concepts are presented in a clear, concise, and logically organized format to further facilitate understanding and retention.
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Revised edition of: Medical physiology / [edited by] Walter F. Boron, Emile L. Boulpaep. Updated second edition. [2012]

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Foundations of physiology -- Functional organization of the cell -- Signal transduction -- Regulation of gene expression -- Transport of solutes and water -- Electrophysiology of the cell membrane -- Electrical excitability and action potentials -- Synaptic transmission and the neuromuscular junction -- Cellular physiology of skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle -- Organization of the nervous system -- The neuronal microenvironment -- Physiology of neurons -- Synaptic transmission in the nervous system -- The autonomic nervous system -- Sensory transduction -- Circuits of the central nervous system -- Organization of the cardiovascular system -- Blood -- Arteries and veins -- The microcirculation -- Cardiac electrophysiology and the electrocardiogram -- The heart as a pump -- Regulation of arterial pressure and cardiac output -- Special circulations -- Integrated control of the cardiovascular system -- Organization of the respiratory system -- Mechanics of ventilation -- Acid-base physiology -- Transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood -- Gas exchange in the lungs -- Ventilation and perfusion of the lungs -- Control of ventilation -- Organization of the urinary system -- Glomerular filtration and renal blood flow -- Transport of sodium and chloride -- Transport of urea, glucose, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, and organic solutes -- Transport of potassium -- Urine concentration and dilution -- Transport of acids and bases -- Integration of salt and water balance -- Organization of the gastrointestinal system -- Gastric function -- Pancreatic and salivary glands -- Intestinal fluid and electrolyte movement -- Nutrient digestion and absorption -- Hepatobiliary function -- Organization of endocrine control -- Endocrine regulation of growth and body mass -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal gland -- The endocrine pancreas -- The parathyroid glands and vitamin D -- Sexual differentiation -- The male reproductive system -- The female reproductive system -- Fertilization, pregnancy, and lactation -- Fetal and neonatal physiology -- Metabolism -- Regulation of body temperature -- Exercise physiology and sports science -- Environmental physiology -- The physiology of aging.

For a comprehensive understanding of human physiology - from molecules to systems -turn to the latest edition of Medical Physiology. This updated textbook is known for its unparalleled depth of information, equipping students with a solid foundation for a future in medicine and healthcare, and providing clinical and research professionals with a reliable go-to reference. Complex concepts are presented in a clear, concise, and logically organized format to further facilitate understanding and retention.

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