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Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

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Publisher W.B. Saunders Company
Year 01/07/2015
Edition 13
Pages 720
Version paperback
Readership level College/higher education
Language English
ISBN 9781455770069
Categories Physiology
Replaces 9781416054511
Replaced by 9780323640077
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All of the essential information you need from the world's foremost medical physiology textbook - right in your pocket! Dr. John E. Hall's Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 13th Edition, reflects the structure and content of the larger text, helping you recall and easily review the most essential, need-to-know concepts in physiology. Efficiently review key concepts thanks to a concise, at-a-glance format. Carry the same authoritative, useful knowledge that readers of Guyton have come to trust - right in your pocket. Easily locate more in-depth discussions inside the parent text with abundant cross-references and a parallel chapter organization. New science from the 13th edition of the text keeps you up to date. eBook version included! For the first time, you can access the entire book online or offline across all devices with the Student Consult eBook! Delivers the salient points from the parent text in a manner that is ideal for rapid comprehension of the core concepts in Physiology

Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

Table of contents

I. Introduction to Physiology: The Cell and General Physiology

1. Functional Organization of the Human Body and Control of the "Internal Environment"

2. The Cell and Its Functions

3. Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis, cell function, and cell reproduction

II. Membrane Physiology, Nerve, and Muscle

4. Transport of Substances Through Cell Membranes

5. Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials

6. Contraction of Skeletal Muscle

7. Excitation of Skeletal Muscle: Neuromuscular Transmission and Excitation-Contraction Coupling

8. Excitation and Contraction of Smooth Muscle

III. The Heart

9. Cardiac Muscle; The Heart as a Pump and Function of the Heart Valves

10. Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart

11. The Normal Electrocardiogram

12. Electrocardiographic Interpretation of Cardiac Muscle and Coronary Blood Flow Abnormalities: Vectorial Analysis

13.Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation

IV. The Circulation

14. Overview of the Circulation; Biophysics of Pressure, Flow, and Resistance

15. Vascular Distensibility and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems

16. The Microcirculation and Lymphatic System: Capillary Fluid Exchange, Interstitial Fluid, and Lymph Flow

17. Local and Humoral Control of Tissue Blood Flow

18. Nervous Regulation of the Circulation and Rapid Control of Arterial Pressure

19. Role of the Kidneys in Long-Term Control of Arterial Pressure and in Hypertension: The Integrated System for Aterial Pressure Regulation

20. Cardiac Output, Venous Return, and Their Regulation

21. Muscle Blood Flow and Cardiac Output During Exercise; the Coronary Circulation and Ischemic Heart Disease

22. Cardiac Failure

23. Heart Valves and Heart Sounds; Valvular and Congenital Heart Defects

24. Circulatory Shock and Its Treatment

V. The Body Fluids and Kidneys

25. The Body Fluid Compartments: Extracellular and Intracellular Fluids; Edema

26. The Urinary System: Functional Anatomy and Urine Formation by the Kidneys

27. Glomerular Filtration, Renal Blood Flow, and Their Control

28. Renal Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion

29. Urine Concentration and Dilution; Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Osmolarity and Sodium Concentration

30. Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium; Integration of Renal Mechanisms for Control of Blood Volume and Extracellular Fluid Volume

31. Acid-Base Regulation

32. Diuretics, Kidney Diseases

VI. Blood Cells, Immunity, and Blood Coagulation

33. Red Blood Cells, Anemia, and Polycy

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