Essential Medical Physiology

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Leonard R. Johnson, John H. Byrne
Academic Press, 2003 - Medical - 1008 pages
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Essential Medical Physiology, Third Edition, deals with the principal subjects covered in a modern medical school physiology course.

This thoroughly revised version includes chapters on general physiology as well as cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, central nervous system, and integrative physiology. It contains clinical notes, chapter outlines with page numbers, 2-color figures throughout, and new chapters on Exercise, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, and Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy.

Among the contributors to this indispensible textbook are leading physiologists Leonard R. Johnson, Stanley G. Schultz, H. Maurice Goodman, John H. Byrne, Norman W. Weisbrodt, James M. Downey, D. Neil Granger, Frank L. Powell, Jr., James A. Schafer, and Dianna A. Johnson.

This text is recommended for medical, graduate, and advanced undergraduate students studying physiology, physicians, and clinical specialists as well as anyone interested in basic human physiology.



* Includes clinical notes
* "Key Points" summarize most important information
* Contains chapter outlines with page numbers
* 2-color figures throughout
* New chapters on Exercise, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, and Maternal Adaptations in Pregnancy
 

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Contents

Part II Cardiovascular Physiology
155
Part III Respiratory Physiology
257
Part IV Renal Physiology
331
Part V Gastrointestinal Physiology
463
Part VI Endocrine Physiology
557
Part VII Central Nervous System Physiology
777
Part VIII Integrative Physiology
919
Index
967
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About the author (2003)

Leonard R. Johnson received a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan and then trained with Dr. Morton I. Grossman at UCLA. He spent 17 years as a Professor of Physiology at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston before moving to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as the Thomas A. Gerwin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology. He is the author or coauthor of over 250 papers on gastrointestinal physiology and holds an NIH MERIT Award. Currently he is the Vice Chancellor for Research at Tennessee.

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