Table of contents for Physiology / James N. Pasley.


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1.  Cell Physiology  ................................
I. Plasma Membrane 1
II. Ion Channels 4
III. Cell Signaling 8
IV. Membrane Potential 11
V. Structure of Skeletal Muscle 13
VI. Neuromuscular and Synaptic Transmission  18
VII. Smooth Muscle 22
Clinical Problems 24
Answers 26
2. Cardiovascular Physiology ... ............
I General Principles 27
II. Hemodynamics 28
III. Electrophysiology 33
IV. Cardiac Muscle and Cardiac Output 38
V. Cardiac Cycle with Pressures and ECG  43
VI. Regulation of Arterial Pressure 45
VII. Control Mechanisms and Special Circulations 47
VII. Integrative Function  50
Clinical Problems 52
Answers 55
3.  Respiratory Physiology  ........................  ...
L Lung Volumes and Capacities 57
II. Muscles of Breathing 59
III. Lung Compliance 61
IV. Components of Lung Recoil 62
V. Airway Resistance 63
VI. Gas Exchange and Oxygen Transport 64
VII. Carbon Dioxide Transport 68
VIII. Respiration Control 70
IX. Pulmonary Blood Flow  71
X. Ventilation-Perfusion Differences 74
XI. Special Environments 76
Clinical Problems 76
Answers 79
4. Body Fluids, Ren, and Acid-Base Physiology ....................81
I. Body Fluids 81
II. Kidney Function  85
III. Renal Anatomy  86
IV. Renal Blood Flow and Glomerular Filtration  89
V. Transport Mechanisms of Nephron Segments 93
VI. Regulation of NaCI Transport 96
VII. Potassium Regulation  99
VIII. Renal Handling of Glucose  100
IX. Urea Regulation  101
X. Phosphate Regulation  101
XI. Renal Calcium Regulation  101
XII. Magnesium Regulation  101
XIII. Concentrating and Diluting Mechanisms 101
XIV. Acid-Base Balance  104
XV. Diagnostic Hints for Acid-Base Disorders 106
XVI. Selected Acid-Base Disorders 108
Clinical Problems 110
Answers 112
5.  Gastrointestinal Physiology  ................... ....... ........ 114
1. Regulation: Muscle, Nerves, and Hormones of the Gut 114
II. Salivary Secretion  115
III. Swallowing  117
IV. Gastric Motor Function  118
V. Gastric Secretion  121
VI. Motility of the Small Intestine 124
VII. Exocrine Pancreas 127
VIII. Biliary Secretion  128
IX. Digestion and Absorption 130
X. Motility of the Colon and Rectum  136
Clinical Problems 137
Answers 139
6.  Endocrine Physiology  ......... ............................. ..  141
I. General Principles 141
II Adrenal Cortex  145
III. Adrenal Medulla 149
IV. Endocrine Pancreas 150
V, Glucagon  153
VI. Human Growth Hormone   156
VII. Hormonal Calcium Regulation  158
VIII. Thyroid Hormones 161
IX. Male Reproductive Hormones 163
X. Female Reproductive Hormones 166
Clinical Problems 172
Answers 174
7.  Neurophysiology  . .............. .. .........  . ...... .. .. . 175
I. Autonomic Nervous System  176
I. Sensory System  179
III. Motor Pathways 194
IV. Language Function of the Cerebral Cortex 203
V. The Blood-Brain Barrier and Cerebrospinal Fluid 205
VI. Body Temperature Regulation  207
Clinical Problems 210
Answers 212



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