Textbook of medical physiology

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Elsevier Saunders, 2006 - Medical - 1116 pages
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Physiology's classic text continues to uphold its rich tradition-presenting key physiology concepts in a remarkably clear and engaging manner. Guyton & Hall's Textbook of Medical Physiology covers all of the major systems in the human body, while emphasizing system interaction, homeostasis, and pathophysiology. This very readable, easy-to-follow, and thoroughly updated, 11th Edition features a new full-color layout, short chapters, clinical vignettes, and shaded summary tables that allow for easy comprehension of the material.


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  • Presents short, easy-to-read chapters in keeping with the Guyton and Hall tradition.
  • Provides shaded summary tables for easy reference.
  • Includes clinical vignettes, which allow readers to see core concepts applied to real-life situations.
  • Offers specific discussions of pathophysiology in most clinical areas of medicine.
  • Ensures a strong grasp of physiology concepts through well-illustrated discussions of the most essential principles.


  • Now in full color!
  • Offers access to the full text and other valuable features online via the STUDENT CONSULT website.
  • Uses full-color illustrations throughout, including 486 figures, 277 charts and graphs, 100 brand-new line drawings, and 36 ECGs.
  • Features a new full-color design that makes information more engaging and even easier to read.
  • Updated throughout to reflect the latest knowledge in the field.

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User Review  - Emma Ligia - Goodreads

This is a book that helped me understand the mechanisms that run our body. It is a must have Read full review

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Contents

Artificial Climate in
3
SummaryAutomaticity of the Body
9
CHAPTER
13
CHAPTER
18
Functional Systems of the Cell
19
CHAPTER 3
27
CHAPTER
29
Membrane Physiology Nerve
43
CHAPTER 43
537
Effect of High Partial Pressures
545
A General
553
Central Hervous System Synapses
559
Some Special Characteristics
570
CHAPTER 47
585
Transmission of Less Critical Sensory
595
CHAPTER 48
598

Active Transport of Substances
52
Repetitive Discharge
67
CHAPTER 40
72
General Mechanism of Muscle
74
Characteristics of Whole Muscle
80
CHAPTER 8
92
74
100
Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their
101
79
106
Chemical Energy Required for Cardiac
111
Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart 116 Axis for Each Standard Bipolar Lead
132
Methods for Recording Potential
143
Abnormal Sinus Rhythms
147
Atrial Fibrillation
155
Nervous Regulation of the Circulation
159
CHAPTER 14
161
CHAPTER 15
170
CHAPTER 16
181
Lymphatic System
190
Role of the Nervous System in Rapid
208
CHAPTER 19
216
Summary of the Integrated
230
Pressure Using Simultaneous Cardiac
241
Coronary Circulation
249
Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Renal Regulation of Potassium
289
Multiple Functions of the Kidneys
327
Urine Formation Results from Solute and Water Transport in the Loop
334
Renal Blood Flow 320 Sympathetic Nervous System Activation
343
The Kidneys Excrete Excess Water Control of Blood Volume
348
Quantifying Renal Urine Concentration Control of Extracellular Fluid 373
357
SaltAppetite Mechanism for Conditions That Cause Large Increases
363
Conditions That Cause Large Increases
380
Phosphate Buffer System
387
Quantifying Renal AcidBase Excretion
394
of Chronic Renal Failure
408
Specific TUbular Disorders 413 Antibodies React Highly Specifically
442
Red Blood Cells Anemia and Tolerance of the Acquired Immunity System to Ones Own TissuesRole
448
Neutrophils and Macrophages Defend Mismatched Blood Types
454
Mechanism of Blood Coagulation
459
Blood Coagulation Tests
467
Transport of Oxygen and Carbon
469
Pulmonary Volumes and Capacities
475
Fluid in the Pleural Cavity
489
Diffusion of Gases Through
496
Dioxide in Blood and Tissue Fluids
502
Transport of Carbon Dioxide in the Blood
510
Peripheral Chemoreceptor System
518
Respiratory Insufficiency
524
Hypoxia and Oxygen Therapy
530
Physiology of DeepSea Diving
535
Some Clinical Abnormalities of Pain
605
Optics of the Eye
617
CHAPTER 50
626
Color Vision
632
CHAPTER 51
640
Autonomic Control of Accommodation
648
Central Auditory Mechanisms
657
CHAPTER 53
663
C Motor
671
Crossed Extensor Reflex
681
Role of the Brain Stem in Controlling
691
Functions of Brain Stem Nuclei
697
Basal GangliaTheir Motor Functions 707 Hypothalamus a Major Control
732
Cerebral Cortex Intellectual Functions SlowWave Sleep 739 REM Sleep Paradoxical Sleep
740
ActivatingDriving Systems of the Brain 728 Physiologic Anatomy of
750
Stimulation of Discrete Organs in Some Mixing Movements
777
Motor Functions of the Stomach
784
General Principles of Gastrointestinal Lubricating and Protective Properties
793
Gastric Secretion
794
Secretion of Bile by the Liver Functions
802
CHAPTER 65
808
UNIT XIII
824
Central Role of Glucose
830
Release of Energy from Glucose by
837
Fat Deposits
842
CHAPTER 69
852
CHAPTER 70
859
CHAPTER 72
881
CHAPTER 22
891
Growth Hormone Promotes Growth
918
Regulation of Body TemperatureRole Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion
924
Abnormalities of Body Temperature
931
Measurement of Hormone Diseases of the Thyroid
940
Pituitary Gland and Its Relation to the Functions of the Mineralocorticoids
947
Control of Parathyroid Secretion
988
Glucagon and Its Functions gjg Dental Abnormalities
994
Calcium and Phosphate Testosterone and Other Male
1003
Abnormalities of Male Sexual Function 1008 During Pregnancy
1035
Abnormalities of Secretion by the Immunity
1049
Hormonal Factors in Pregnancy 1031
1055
Respiration in Exercise
1061
Cardiovascular System in Exercise 1062
1067
Cardiac Failure
1069
524
1076
823
1078
526
1082
830
1087
537
1089
840
1093
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