Table of contents for Medical physiology : principles for clinical medicine / edited by Rodney A. Rhoades, David R. Bell.

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Preface v
Contributors vii
Part I 
Cellular Physiology
Chapter 1: Homeostasis and Cellular Signaling
	Dr. Patricia Gallagher
Chapter 2: The Plasma Membrane, Transport and Resting Membrane Potential 
	Dr. Stephen Kempson
Chapter 3: Action Potential, Synaptic Transmission, and Maintenance of Nerve Function. 
	Dr. Cynthia J. Forehand
Part II 
Neuromuscular Physiology
Chapter 4: Sensory Physiology
	Dr. Richard A. Meiss
Chapter 5: The Motor System
	Dr. John C. Kincaid
Chapter 6: The Autonomic Nervous System
	Dr. John C. Kincaid
Chapter 7: Integrative Function of the Nervous System
	Dr. Cynthia J. Forehand
Chapter 8: Skeletal and Smooth Muscle
	Dr. Richard A. Meiss
Part III
Blood and Immunology
Chapter 9: Blood Components 
	Dr. Gabi Waite
Chapter 10: Immunology, Organ Interaction and Homeostasis
	Dr. Gabi Waite
Part IV
Cardiovascular Physiology
Chapter 11: An Overview of Circulation and Homodynamics
	Dr. David R. Bell
Chapter 12: The Electrical Activity of the Heart
	Dr. David R. Bell
Chapter 13: The Cardiac Pump
	Dr. David R. Bell
Chapter 14: The Systemic Circulation
	Dr. David R. Bell
Chapter 15: The Microcirculation
	Dr. David R. Bell
Chapter 16: Special Circulation
	Dr. David R. Bell
Chapter 17: Control Mechanisms in Circulatory Function
	Dr. David R. Bell
Part V
Respiratory Physiology
Chapter 18: Ventilation and Mechanics of Breathing
	Dr. Rodney A. Rhoades
Chapter 19: Gas Transfer and Gas Transport
	Dr. Rodney A. Rhoades
Chapter 20: Blood Flow and Ventilation-Perfusion Relationships
	Dr. Rodney A. Rhoades
Chapter 21: Control of Ventilation & Respiration in Unusual Environments
	Dr. Rodney A. Rhoades 
Part VI 
Renal Physiology and Body Fluids
Chapter 22: Kidney Function
	Dr. George A. Tanner
Chapter 23: Regulation of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
	Dr. George A. Tanner
Chapter 24: Acid-Base Balance
	Dr. George A. Tanner
Part VII
Gastrointestinal Physiology
Chapter 25: Neurogastroenterology Gastrointestinal Motility
	Dr. Jackie D. Wood
Chapter 26: Gastrointestinal Secretion, Digestion, and Absorption 
	Dr. Patrick Tso
Chapter 27: Liver Function
	Dr. Patrick Tso
Part VIII
Temperature Regulation and Exercise Physiology
Chapter 28: Regulation of Body Temperature
	Dr. Frank A. Witzman
Chapter 29: Exercise Physiology
	Dr. Frank A. Witzman
Part IX 
Endocrine Physiology
Chapter 30: Endocrine Control Mechanisms
	Dr. Jeffery S. Elmendorf
Chapter 31: The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
	Dr. Robert C. Considine
Chapter 32: The Thyroid Gland
	Dr. Robert C. Considine
Chapter 33: The Adrenal Gland
	Dr. Robert C. Considine
Chapter 34: The Endocrine Pancreas
	Dr. Jeffery S. Elmendorf
Chapter 35: Endocrine Regulation of Calcium, Phosphate, and Bone Homeostasis
	Dr. Jeffery S. Elmendorf 
	
Part X
Reproductive Physiology
Chapter 36: The Male Reproductive System
	Dr. Jeffery S. Elmendorf
Chapter 37: The Female Reproductive System
	Dr. Robert C. Considine
Chapter 38: Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Fetal Development
	Dr. Robert C. Considine 
Appendix:	Common Abbreviations in Physiology
Glossary
Index 741

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Human physiology.
Physiological Processes.