For more than four decades, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology has been helping those in the medical field understand human and mammalian physiology. Applauded for its interesting and engagingly written style, Ganong’s concisely covers every important topic without sacrificing depth or readability, and delivers more detailed, high-yield information per page than any other similar text or review.
Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in important areas such as chronic pain, reproductive physiology, and acid-base homeostasis, Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty-Sixth Edition incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts. Ganong’s will prove valuable to students who need a concise review for the USMLE, or physicians who want to keep pace with the ever-changing world of medical physiology.
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Section I Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology1 General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology2 Overview of Cellular Physiology3 Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation4 Excitable Tissue: Nerve5 Excitable Tissue: Muscle6 Synaptic & Junctional Transmission7 Neurotransmitters & NeuromodulatorsSection II Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology8 Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & Temperature9 Smell & Taste10 Vision11 Hearing & Equilibrium12 Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement13 Autonomic Nervous System14 Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep–Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms15 Learning, Memory, Language, & SpeechSection III Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology16 Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation17 Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions18 The Pituitary Gland19 The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex20 The Thyroid Gland21 Hormonal Control of Calcium & Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone22 Reproductive Development & Function of the Female Reproductive System23 Function of the Male Reproductive System24 Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate MetabolismSection IV Gastrointestinal Physiology25 Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation26 Digestion & Absorption of Nutrients27 Gastrointestinal Motility28 Transport & Metabolic Functions of the LiverSection V Cardiovascular Physiology29 Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart30 The Heart as a Pump31 Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow32 Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms33 Circulation Through Special RegionsSection VI Respiratory Physiology34 Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & Mechanics35 Gas Transport & pH36 Regulation of RespirationSection VII Renal Physiology37 Renal Function & Micturition38 Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume39 Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate ExcretionAnswers to Multiple Choice QuestionsIndex