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Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 14e, South Asia Edition

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  • January 2021
  • Region: Asia Pacific
  • 738 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
Carry the same authoritative, useful knowledge that readers of Guyton and Hall have come to trust - in an easily accessible, pocket format. Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 14th Edition, echoes the structure and content of the world's foremost physiology textbook, making it ideal for a quick, portable review or entry point into complex topics.
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UNIT I

Introduction to Physiology: The Cell and General

Physiology

CHAPTER 1

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

CHAPTER 2

The Cell and Its Functions

CHAPTER 3

Genetic Control of Protein Synthesis, Cell Function, and Cell Reproduction

UNIT II

Membrane Physiology, Nerve, and Muscle

CHAPTER 4

Transport of Substances Through Cell Membranes

CHAPTER 5

Membrane Potentials and Action Potentials

CHAPTER 6

Contraction of Skeletal Muscle

CHAPTER 7

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

CHAPTER 8

Excitation and Contraction of Smooth Muscle

UNIT III

The Heart

CHAPTER 9

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

CHAPTER 10

Rhythmical Excitation of the Heart

CHAPTER 11

Fundamentals of Electrocardiography

CHAPTER 12

Electrocardiographic Interpretation of Cardiac Muscleand Coronary Blood Flow Abnormalities: Vectorial Analysis

CHAPTER 13

Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation

UNIT IV

The Circulation

CHAPTER 14

Overview of the Circulation; Pressure, Flow, and Resistance

CHAPTER 15

Vascular Distensibility and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems

CHAPTER 16

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

CHAPTER 17

Local and Humoral Control of Tissue Blood Flow

CHAPTER 18

Nervous Regulation of the Circulation and Rapid Control of Arterial Pressure

CHAPTER 19

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

CHAPTER 20

Cardiac Output, Venous Return, and Their Regulation

CHAPTER 21

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

CHAPTER 22

Cardiac Failure

CHAPTER 23

Heart Valves and Heart Sounds; Valvular and Congenital Heart Defects

CHAPTER 24

Circulatory Shock and Its Treatment

UNIT V

The Body Fluids and Kidneys

CHAPTER 25

Regulation of Body Fluid Compartments: Extracellular and Intracellular Fluids; Edema

CHAPTER 26

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

CHAPTER 27

Glomerular Filtration, Renal Blood Flow, and Their Control

CHAPTER 28

Renal Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion

CHAPTER 29

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

CHAPTER 30

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

CHAPTER 31

Acid-Base Regulation

CHAPTER 32

Diuretics and Kidney Diseases

UNIT VI

Blood Cells, Immunity, and Blood Coagulation

CHAPTER 33

Red Blood Cells, Anemia, and Polycythemia

CHAPTER 34

Resistance of the Body to Infection: I. Leukocytes, Granulocytes, the Monocyte-Macrophage System, and Inflammation

CHAPTER 35

Resistance of the Body to Infection: II. Immunity and Allergy

CHAPTER 36

Blood Types; Transfusion; and Tissue and Organ Transplantation

CHAPTER 37

Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation

UNIT VII

Respiration

CHAPTER 38

Pulmonary Ventilation

CHAPTER 39

Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Edema, and Pleural Fluid

CHAPTER 40

Principles of Gas Exchange; Diffusion of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Through the Respiratory Membrane

CHAPTER 41

Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in Blood and Tissue Fluids

CHAPTER 42

Regulation of Respiration

CHAPTER 43

Respiratory Insufficiency-Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Oxygen Therapy

UNIT VIII

Aviation, Space, and Deep-Sea

Diving Physiology

CHAPTER 44

Aviation, High Altitude, and Space Physiology

CHAPTER 45

Physiology of Deep-Sea Diving and Other Hyperbaric Conditions

UNIT IX

The Nervous System: A. General Principles and

Sensory Physiology

CHAPTER 46

Organization of the Nervous System, Basic Functions of Synapses, and Neurotransmitters, 341

CHAPTER 47

Sensory Receptors, Neuronal Circuits for Processing Information

CHAPTER 48

Somatic Sensations: I. General Organization, Tactile and Position Senses

CHAPTER 49

Somatic Sensations: II. Pain, Headache, and Thermal Sensations

UNIT X

The Nervous System: B. The Special Senses

CHAPTER 50

The Eye: I. Optics of Vision

CHAPTER 51

The Eye: II. Receptor and Neural Function of the Retina

CHAPTER 52

The Eye: III. Central Neurophysiology of Vision

CHAPTER 53

The Sense of Hearing

CHAPTER 54

The Chemical Senses-Taste and Smell

UNIT XI

The Nervous System: C. Motor and Integrative

Neurophysiology

CHAPTER 55

Spinal Cord Motor Functions; the Cord Reflexes

CHAPTER 56

Cortical and Brain Stem Control of Motor Function

CHAPTER 57

Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia Contributions to Overall Motor Control

CHAPTER 58

Cerebral Cortex, Intellectual Functions of the Brain, Learning, and Memory

CHAPTER 59

The Limbic System and Hypothalamus-Behavioral and Motivational Mechanisms of the Brain

CHAPTER 60

States of Brain Activity-Sleep, Brain Waves, Epilepsy, Psychoses, and Dementia

CHAPTER 61

The Autonomic Nervous System and the Adrenal Medulla

CHAPTER 62

Cerebral Blood Flow, Cerebrospinal Fluid, and Brain Metabolism

UNIT XII

Gastrointestinal Physiology

CHAPTER 63

General Principles of Gastrointestinal Function-Motility, Nervous Control, and Blood Circulation

CHAPTER 64

Propulsion and Mixing of Food in the Alimentary Tract

CHAPTER 65

Secretory Functions of the Alimentary Tract

CHAPTER 66

Digestion and Absorption in the Gastrointestinal Tract

CHAPTER 67

Physiology of Gastrointestinal Disorders

UNIT XIII

Metabolism and Temperature Regulation

CHAPTER 68

Metabolism of Carbohydrates and Formation of Adenosine Triphosphate

CHAPTER 69

Lipid Metabolism

CHAPTER 70

Protein Metabolism

CHAPTER 71

The Liver

CHAPTER 72

Dietary Balances; Regulation of Feeding; Obesity and Starvation; Vitamins and Minerals

CHAPTER 73

Energetics and Metabolic Rate

CHAPTER 74

Body Temperature Regulation and Fever

UNIT XIV

Endocrinology and Reproduction

CHAPTER 75

Introduction to Endocrinology

CHAPTER 76

Pituitary Hormones and Their Control by the Hypothalamus

CHAPTER 77

Thyroid Metabolic Hormones

CHAPTER 78

Adrenocortical Hormones

CHAPTER 79

Insulin, Glucagon, and Diabetes Mellitus

CHAPTER 80

Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin, Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism, Vitamin D, Bone, and Teeth

CHAPTER 81

Reproductive and Hormonal Functions of the Male

CHAPTER 82

Female Physiology Before Pregnancy and Female Hormones

CHAPTER 83

Pregnancy and Lactation

CHAPTER 84

Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

UNIT XV

Sports Physiology

CHAPTER 85

Sports Physiology
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Hall, John E. Arthur C. Guyton Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Director, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi.

Hall, Michael
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