Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology (26th Edition)

Download Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology (26th Edition) written by Kim E. Barrett, Susan M. Barman, Scott Boitano, Heddwen L. Brooks in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1260122409/9781260122404. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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Kim E. Barrett, Susan M. Barman, Scott Boitano, Heddwen L. Brooks


McGraw-Hill Education / Medical; 26th edition




1792 pages









Book Description

Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology 26th edition (PDF) has been assisting individuals working in the medical industry to better understand the physiology of humans and other mammals for more than 40 years. Ganong’s concisely covers each crucial topic without losing any readability or depth; and delivers more lot more detailed; high-yield information per page than any other similar review or textbook. Ganong’s has been praised for its highly intriguing and very engagingly written style.

Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology, 26th Edition incorporates examples from clinical medicine to illustrate important physiologic concepts. This edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent developments and research in important areas such as reproductive physiology, acid-base homeostasis, and chronic pain. Ganongs will be helpful to medical students who are looking for a condensed review for the USMLE, as well as to medical professionals who are interested in keeping up with the rapidly evolving field of medical physiology.

NOTE: The Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology 26th edition PDF eBook was converted from an ePub; as a result, the page numbers in the PDF eBook will NOT match the page numbers in the physical book.

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Section I: Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology
Section I: Cellular & Molecular Basis for Medical Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 1: General Principles & Energy Production in Medical Physiology
Chapter 2: Overview of Cellular Physiology
Chapter 3: Immunity, Infection, & Inflammation
Chapter 4: Excitable Tissue: Nerve
Chapter 5: Excitable Tissue: Muscle
Chapter 6: Synaptic & Junctional Transmission
Chapter 7: Neurotransmitters & Neuromodulators
Section II: Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology
Section II: Central & Peripheral Neurophysiology: Introduction
Chapter 8: Somatosensory Neurotransmission: Touch, Pain, & Temperature
Chapter 9: Smell & Taste
Chapter 10: Vision
Chapter 11: Hearing & Equilibrium
Chapter 12: Reflex & Voluntary Control of Posture & Movement
Chapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 14: Electrical Activity of the Brain, Sleep–Wake States, & Circadian Rhythms
Chapter 15: Learning, Memory, Language, & Speech
Section III: Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology
Section III: Endocrine & Reproductive Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 16: Basic Concepts of Endocrine Regulation
Chapter 17: Hypothalamic Regulation of Hormonal Functions
Chapter 18: The Pituitary Gland
Chapter 19: The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
Chapter 20: The Thyroid Gland
Chapter 21: Hormonal Control of Calcium & Phosphate Metabolism & the Physiology of Bone
Chapter 22: Reproductive Development & Function of the Female Reproductive System
Chapter 23: Function of the Male Reproductive System
Chapter 24: Endocrine Functions of the Pancreas & Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Section IV: Gastrointestinal Physiology
Section IV: Gastrointestinal Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 25: Overview of Gastrointestinal Function & Regulation
Chapter 26: Digestion & Absorption of Nutrients
Chapter 27: Gastrointestinal Motility
Chapter 28: Transport & Metabolic Functions of the Liver
Section V: Cardiovascular Physiology
Section V: Cardiovascular Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 29: Origin of the Heartbeat & the Electrical Activity of the Heart
Chapter 30: The Heart as a Pump
Chapter 31: Blood as a Circulatory Fluid & the Dynamics of Blood & Lymph Flow
Chapter 32: Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms
Chapter 33: Circulation Through Special Regions
Section VI: Respiratory Physiology
Section VI: Respiratory Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 34: Introduction to Pulmonary Structure & Mechanics
Chapter 35: Gas Transport & pH
Chapter 36: Regulation of Respiration
Section VII: Renal Physiology
Section VII: Renal Physiology: Introduction
Chapter 37: Renal Function & Micturition
Chapter 38: Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Composition & Volume
Chapter 39: Acidification of the Urine & Bicarbonate Excretion

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