Textbook of Medical Physiology

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Elsevier Saunders, 2006 - Medical - 1116 pages
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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Contents

SummaryAutomaticity of the Body
9
CHAPTER
13
CHAPTER
18
and Muscle
43
Roles of Other lons During the Action
64
Recording Membrane Potentials
70
461
91
67
92
603
633
255
639
604
640
UNIT X
650
Conduction of Sound from the Tympanic
651
Central Auditory Mechanisms
657
279
662
TRACT
685

51
99
74
101
Work Output of the Heart
110
Abnormal Sinus Rhythms
147
Atrial Fibrillation
155
Nervous Regulation of the Circulation
159
708
173
Fluids in the Potential Spaces
179
The Circulation
194
and Rapid Control of Arterial Pressure
204
Importance of GFR Autoregulation
211
Special Features of Nervous Control
213
120
217
52
231
Cardiac Output Regulation is the Sum
233
307
236
Methods for Measuring Cardiac
243
355
245
Unilateral Left Heart Failure
262
8
269
Use of Extracorporeal Circulation
276
80
280
312
288
Regulation of Extracellular Fluid
289
CH A P T E R 3
291
Micturition Reflex
313
Renal Blood Flow
319
756
328
of Henle
334
81
339
Filtration Fraction Is Calculated from
346
82
347
The Kidneys Excrete Excess Water
348
Quantitying Renal Urine Concentration
357
SaltAppetite Mechanism
363
278
364
Role of Aldosterone in Controlling Renal
378
227
381
Renal Control of AcidBase Balance
390
83
401
Specific Tubular Disorders
413
U NIT VI
449
Mechanism of Blood Coagulation
459
Thromboembolic Conditions in
465
121
468
799
486
466
491
Respiration
504
Transport of Carbon Dioxide in the Blood
510
CH A P T E R 3 7
515
Functions of the Respiratory
521
Expiratory Volume
526
512
535
253
537
141
538
Artificial Climate in the Sealed
543
Scuba SelfContained Underwater
549
Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis
564
Some Special Characteristics
570
123
571
Interpretation of Sensory Stimulus Intensity
593
Dual Pathways for Transmission of Pain
600
Headache
606
Structural Elements of the Retina
626
668
696
Basal GangliaTheir Motor Functions
707
712
739
Excitatory and Inhibitory Actions
753
Gastric Secretion
758
Pharmacology of the Autonomic
759
CH A P T E R 2 4
761
256
762
758
779
1
791
0
795
Pancreatic Secretion
799
Secretions of the Small Intestine
805
Control of Cardiac Output by Venous
808
General Principles of Gastrointestinal
822
Regulation
827
Regulation of Energy Release from
846
CH A P T E R 6 5
854
850
875
Digestion of the Various Foods
879
CH A P T E R 69
881
7
887
Regulation of Body TemperatureRole
894
CH A P T E R 70
895
Cerebral Cortex Intellectual Functions
905
Metabolic Functions of the Liver
907
Posterior Pituitary Gland and
927
125
947
Cellular Mechanism of Aldosterone Action
949
Adrenal Androgens
955
Measurement of Bilirubin in the Bile
957
CHAPTER 11
973
Abnormalities of Male Sexual Function
1008
Functions of the Ovarian Hormones
1016
Abnormalities of Secretion by
1023
Renal Function
1048
Respiration in Exercise
1061
Shock Caused by Hypovolemia
1067
232
1068
170
1071
429
1072
475
1074
The Normal Electrocardiogram
1076
Η Α Ρ Τ Ε R 1 5
1078
358
1080
126
1082
862
1084
171
1085
813
1086
972
1087
279
1088
392
1089
359
1090
863
1091
319
1092
MonocyteMacrophage Cell System
1095
360
1097
1027
1099
284
1101
476
1103
434
1104
975
1107
436
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John E. Hall, Ph.D. Arthur C. Guyton Professor and Chair Department of Physiology & Biophysics Associate Vice Chancellor for Research University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, MS 39216-4505 601-984-1801 jehall@umc.edu

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