Concepts in medical physiology / Julian Seifter, Austin Ratner, David Sloane.

By: Seifter, Julian
Contributor(s): Sloane, David, 1968- | Ratner, Austin
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005Description: xv, 669 p. : ill. ; 28 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 078174489XSubject(s): Human physiology | Physiological ProcessesLOC classification: QP 34.5 | .S52 2005Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
Homeostasis -- Membrane transport -- Cell-to-cell communication -- Signal transduction -- An overview of nerve cell physiology and the autonomic nervous system -- The neuromuscular junction and skeletal muscle -- Smooth muscle -- Bone physiology -- Blood -- Endothelial function and hemostasis -- The lymphatic system and the immune system -- The vasculature -- The heart as a pump -- The electrical activity of the heart -- Exercise physiology -- The mechanics of breathing -- Gas exchange in the lungs -- Gas transport -- The regulation of breathing -- Renal functions, renal circulation, and glomerular filtration -- Tubular transport -- The regulation of blood pressure and extracellular fluid volume -- Osmoregulation -- The regulation of potassium balance -- Acid-base homeostasis -- Micturition -- Nutrition, digestion, and absorption -- Control of gastrointestinal motility and secretion -- Hepatic physiology -- The gastrointestinal immune system -- The endocrine pancreas: fed and fasted metabolic states -- The pituitary gland -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal gland -- Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism -- The female reproductive system -- The male reproductive system.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Homeostasis -- Membrane transport -- Cell-to-cell communication -- Signal transduction -- An overview of nerve cell physiology and the autonomic nervous system -- The neuromuscular junction and skeletal muscle -- Smooth muscle -- Bone physiology -- Blood -- Endothelial function and hemostasis -- The lymphatic system and the immune system -- The vasculature -- The heart as a pump -- The electrical activity of the heart -- Exercise physiology -- The mechanics of breathing -- Gas exchange in the lungs -- Gas transport -- The regulation of breathing -- Renal functions, renal circulation, and glomerular filtration -- Tubular transport -- The regulation of blood pressure and extracellular fluid volume -- Osmoregulation -- The regulation of potassium balance -- Acid-base homeostasis -- Micturition -- Nutrition, digestion, and absorption -- Control of gastrointestinal motility and secretion -- Hepatic physiology -- The gastrointestinal immune system -- The endocrine pancreas: fed and fasted metabolic states -- The pituitary gland -- The thyroid gland -- The adrenal gland -- Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism -- The female reproductive system -- The male reproductive system.

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