Medical Physiology for Undergraduate Students - E-book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 10, 2014 - Medical - 1014 pages

"Medical Physiology for Undergraduate Students" presents a complete and balanced exposition of the text highlighting essential and relevant aspects of human physiology in a lucid style with a student friendly language. The text has been organized into twelve sections and each section has been subdivided into various chapters. The text has been arranged in such a way that it provides step-by-step explanation complemented by numerous tables and abundant illustrations.

  • Complete and up-to-date text with recent advances
  • Illustrated by more than 1000 clear line diagrams
  • Complemented with numerous tables and flowcharts for quick comprehension
  • Text and figures in an attractive four colour format
  • A balanced amalgamation of pure and applied text
  • Highlights applied aspects of physiology in separate boxes
  • Systematic organization of text to facilitate easy review
 

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Contents

Chapter 72Physiological Activities in Mouth Pharynx and Oesophagus
456
Chapter 73Physiological Activities in Stomach
464
Chapter 74Pancreas Liver and Gall Bladder
481
Chapter 75Physiological Activities in Small Intestine
497
Chapter 76Physiological Activities in Large Intestine
503
Chapter 77Digestion and Absorption
510
Endocrinal System
523
Chapter 81General Principles of Endocrinal System
525

Chapter 22Neuromuscular Junction
63
Chapter 23Skeletal Muscle
66
Chapter 24Smooth Muscle and Cardiac Muscle
85
Blood and Immune
93
Chapter 31Plasma and Plasma Proteins
95
Chapter 32Red Blood Cells and Anaemias
100
Chapter 33White Blood Cells
121
Chapter 34Immune Mechanisms
132
Chapter 35Platelets Haemostasis and Blood Coagulation
149
Chapter 36Blood Groups and Blood Transfusion
165
Cardiovascular System
173
Chapter 41Functional Anatomy of Heart and Physiology of Cardiac Muscle
175
Chapter 42Origin and Spread of Cardiac Impulse and Electrocardiography
185
Cardiac Cycle Cardiac Output and Venous Return
206
Pressure and Flow of Blood and Lymph
225
Chapter 45Cardiovascular Regulation
249
Chapter 46Regional Circulation
265
Chapter 47Cardiovascular Homeostasis in Health and Disease
280
Respiratory System
291
Structure and Functions
293
Chapter 52Pulmonary Ventilation
297
Chapter 53Pulmonary Circulation
312
Chapter 54Pulmonary Diffusion
316
Chapter 55Transport of Gases
325
Chapter 56Regulation of Respiration
335
Applied Aspects
349
Chapter 58Physiology of Exercise
367
Excretory System
375
Functional Anatomy and Blood Flow
377
Glomerular Filtration and Tubular Transport
386
Chapter 63Concentration Dilution and Acidification of Urine
402
Chapter 64Regulation of Body Fluid Osmolality Composition and Volume
413
Chapter 65Physiology of AcidŒBase Balance
421
Chapter 66Applied Renal Physiology Including Renal Function Tests
432
Chapter 67Physiology of Micturition
442
Gastrointestinal System
448
Chapter 71Functional Anatomy and General Principles of Functions of Gastrointestinal System
451
Chapter 82Endocrinal Functions of Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
535
Chapter 83Thyroid Gland
551
Chapter 84Endocrinal Control of CalciumMetabolism and BonePhysiology
562
Chapter 85Adrenal Glands
581
Chapter 86Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Hormones
601
Chapter 87Endocrinal Functions of Other Organs and Local Hormones
615
Reproductive System
621
Chapter 91Sexual Growth and Development
623
Chapter 92Male Reproductive Physiology
634
Chapter 93Female Reproductive Physiology
645
Chapter 94Physiology of Coitus Pregnancy and Parturition
660
Chapter 95Physiology of Lactation
674
Chapter 96Physiology of Contraception
679
Nervous System
685
Chapter 101Physiological Anatomy Functions and Lesions of Spinal Cord
689
Chapter 102Physiological Anatomy Functions and Lesions of Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia
713
Chapter 103Physiological Anatomy Functions and Lesions of Thalamus and Hypothalamus
734
Chapter 104Physiological Anatomy and Functions of Cerebral Cortex and White Matter of Cerebrum
747
Chapter 105Autonomic Nervous System
761
Chapter 106Meninges Cerebrospinal Fluid BloodŒBrain Barrier and Cerebral Blood Flow
773
Chapter 107Synaptic Transmission
777
Chapter 108Somatosensory System
794
Chapter 109Somatic Motor System
816
Chapter 1010Limbic System and Physiology of Emotional Behavioural and Motivational Mechanisms
849
Chapter 1011Reticular Formation Electrical Activity of the Brain and Alert Behaviour and Sleep
857
Chapter 1012Some Higher Functions of Nervous System
872
Special Senses
884
Chapter 111Sense of Vision
887
Chapter 112Sense of Hearing
924
Smell and Taste
941
Specialised Integrative Physiology
951
Chapter 121Physiology of Body Temperature Regulation
953
Chapter 122Physiology of Growth and Behavioural Development
963
Chapter 123Physiology of Fetus Neonate and Childhood
967
Chapter 124Geriatric Physiology
976
Index
983
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