Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty Sixth Edition
 
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ISBN13:9781260122404
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Ganong's Review of Medical Physiology, Twenty Sixth Edition

 
Edition number: 26
Publisher: McGraw Hill
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The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades?enhanced by all new video tutorials

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.

?More than 600 full-color illustrations
?Two types of review questions: end-of-chapter and board-style
?NEW! Increased number of clinical cases and flow charts
?NEW! Video tutorials from the author; high-yield Frequently Asked Question feature with detailed explanations; improved legends that eliminate the need to refer back to the text 



The leading text on human physiology for more than four decades?enhanced by all new video tutorials

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.

?More than 600 full-color illustrations
?Two types of review questions: end-of-chapter and board-style
?NEW! Increased number of clinical cases and flow charts
?NEW! Video tutorials from the author; high-yield Frequently Asked Question feature with detailed explanations; improved legends that eliminate the need to refer back to the text 

Table of Contents:
Table of ContentsSection I: Cellular and Molecular Basis for Medical PhysiologyChapter 1 ? General Principles and Energy Production in Medical PhysiologyChapter 2 ? Overview of Cellular Physiology Chapter 3 ? Immunity, Infection, & InflammationChapter 4 ? Excitable Tissue : NerveChapter 5 ? Excitable Tissue : MuscleChapter 6 ? Synaptic & Junctional TransmissionChapter 7 ? Neurotransmitters & NeuromodulatorsSection II: General Physiology of Nerve and MuscleChapter 8 ? Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & TemperatureChapter 9 ? Smell & Taste Chapter 10 ? VisionChapter 11 ? Hearing & EquilibriumChapter 12 ? Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & MovementChapter 13 ?Autonomic Nervous SystemChapter 14 ? Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep
-Wake States, and Circadian RhythmsChapter 15 ? Learning, Memory, Language and SpeechSection III: Central and Peripheral NeurophysiologyChapter 16 ? Basic Concepts of Endocrine RegulationChapter 17 ? Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal FunctionsChapter 18 ? The Pituitary GlandChapter 14 ? Smell & TasteChapter 16 ? Control of Posture & MovementChapter 18 ? Hypothalamic regulation of Hormonal FunctionsChapter 19 ? The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal CortexChapter 20 ? The Thyroid GlandChapter 21 ? Hormonal control of Calcium & Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of BoneChapter 22
- Reproductive Development & Function of the Female Reproductive SystemChapter 23 ? Functions of the Male Reproductive SystemChapter 24
- Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate MetabolismSection IV: Endocrine and Reproductive PhysiologyChapter 25 ? Overview of Gastrointestinal Function and RegulationChapter 26 ? Digestion, Absorption, and Nutritional PrinciplesChapter 27 ? Gastrointestinal MotilityChapter 28 ? Transport and Metabolic functions of the LiverSection V: Gastrointestinal PhysiologyChapter 29 ? Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical activity of the HeartChapter 30 ? The Heart as a PumpChapter 31 ? Blood as a Circulatory Fluid and the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph FlowChapter 32 ? Cardiovascular Regulatory MechanismsChapter 33 ? Circulation Through Special RegionsSection VI ? Cardiovascular PhysiologyChapter 34 ? Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & MechanicsChapter 35 ? Gas Transport and pH in the LungChapter 25 ? The Gonads: Development & Function of the Reproductive SystemChapter 36 ? Regulation of RespirationSection VII: Respiratory PhysiologyChapter 37 ? Renal Function & MicturitionChapter 38 ? Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & VolumeChapter 39 ? Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion