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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
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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
(OCoLC)603726536
Online version:
Guyton, Arthur C.
Textbook of medical physiology.
Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©1996
(OCoLC)603894269
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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