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Textbook of medical physiology

Author: Arthur C Guyton; John E Hall
Publisher: Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

Emphasizes the importance of molecular and cellular physiology. This book begins with cellular physiology and progresses to more advanced subjects, including gastrointestinal physiology, metabolism  Read more...

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Guyton, Arthur C.
Textbook of medical physiology.
Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1996
Online version:
Guyton, Arthur C.
Textbook of medical physiology.
Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Guyton; John E Hall
ISBN: 0721659446 9780721659442 0721667732 9780721667737
OCLC Number: 31378424
Description: xliii, 1148 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Functional Organization of the Human Body and Control of the "Internal Environment" --
Ch. 2. Cell and Its Function --
Ch. 3. Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis, Cell Function, and Cell Reproduction --
Ch. 4. Transport of Ions and Molecules Through the Cell Membrane --
Ch. 5. Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials --
Ch. 6. Contraction of Skeletal Muscle --
Ch. 7. Excitation of Skeletal Muscle: A. Neuromuscular Transmission and B. Excitation-Contraction Coupling --
Ch. 8. Contraction and Excitation of Smooth Muscle --
Ch. 9. Heart Muscle; The Heart as a Pump --
Ch. 10. Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart --
Ch. 11. Normal Electrocardiogram --
Ch. 12. Electrocardiographic Interpretation of Cardiac Muscle and Coronary Abnormalities: Vectorial Analysis --
Ch. 13. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation --
Ch. 14. Overview of the Circulation; Medical Physics of Pressure, Flow, and Resistance --
Ch. 15. Vascular Distensibility, and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems --
Ch. 16. Microcirculation and the Lymphatic System: Capillary Fluid Exchange, Interstitial Fluid, and Lymph Flow --
Ch. 17. Local Control of Blood Flow by the Tissues, and Humoral Regulation --
Ch. 18. Nervous Regulation of the Circulation, and Rapid Control of Arterial Pressure --
Ch. 19. Dominant Role of the Kidneys in Long-Term Regulation of Arterial Pressure and in Hypertension: The Integrated System for Pressure Control --
Ch. 20. Cardiac Output, Venous Return, and Their Regulation --
Ch. 21. Muscle Blood Flow and Cardiac Output During Exercise; the Coronary Circulation and Ischemic Heart Disease --
Ch. 22. Cardiac Failure --
Ch. 23. Heart Sounds; Dynamics of Valvular and Congenital Heart Defects --
Ch. 24. Circulatory Shock and Physiology of Its Treatment --
Ch. 25. Body Fluid Compartments: Extracellular and Intracellular Fluids; Interstitial Fluid and Edema.
Other Titles: Medical physiology
Responsibility: Arthur C. Guyton, John E. Hall.
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