Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 12th Ed

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

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. The Normal Electrocardiogram

Chapter 12. Electrocardiographic Interpretation of Cardiac Muscle and Coronary Blood Flow Abnormalities

Chapter 13. Cardiac Arrhythmias and Their Electrocardiographic Interpretation

UNIT IV: The Circulation

Chapter 14. Overview of the Circulation; Biophysics of Pressure, Flow, and Resistance

Chapter 15. Vascular Distensibility and Functions of the Arterial and Venous Systems

Chapter 16. The Microcirculation and Lymphatic System

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

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. The Body Fluid Compartments

Chapter 26. Urine Formation by the Kidneys

Chapter 27. Urine Formation by the Kidneys

Chapter 28. Urine Concentration and Dilution; Regulation of Extracellular Fluid Osmolarity and Sodium Concentration

Chapter 29. Renal Regulation of Potassium, Calcium, Phosphate, and Magnesium; Integration of Renal Mechanisms for Control of Blood Volume and Extracellular Fluid Volume

Chapter 30. Acid-Base Regulation

Chapter 31. Diuretics, Kidney Diseases

UNIT VI: Blood Cells, Immunity, and Blood Coagulation

Chapter 32. Red Blood Cells, Anemia, and Polycythemia

Chapter 33. Resistance of the Body to Infection. Leukocytes, Granulocytes, the Monocyte-Macrophage System, and Inflammation

Chapter 34. Resistance of the Body to Infection. Immunity and Allergy Innate Immunity

Chapter 35. Blood Types; Transfusion; Tissue and Organ Transplantation

Chapter 36. Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation

UNIT VII: Respiration

Chapter 37. Pulmonary Ventilation

Chapter 38. Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Edema, Pleural Fluid

Chapter 39. Physical Principles of Gas Exchange; Diffusion of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Through the Respiratory Membrane

Chapter 40. Transport of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide in Blood and Tissue Fluids

Chapter 41. Regulation of Respiration

Chapter 42. Respiratory Insufficiency—Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Oxygen Therapy

UNIT VIII: Aviation, Space, and Deep-Sea Diving Physiology

Chapter 43. Aviation, High Altitude, and Space Physiology

Chapter 44. Physiology of Deep-Sea Diving and Other Hyperbaric Conditions

UNIT IX: The Nervous System: A. General Principles and Sensory Physiology

Chapter 45. Organization of the Nervous System, Basic Functions of Synapses, and Neurotransmitters

Chapter 46. Sensory Receptors, Neuronal Circuits for Processing Information

Chapter 47. Somatic Sensations. General Organization, the Tactile and Position Senses

Chapter 48. Somatic Sensations. Pain, Headache, and Thermal Sensations

UNIT X: The Nervous System: B. The Special Senses

Chapter 49. The Eye. Optics of Vision

Chapter 50. The Eye. Receptor and Neural Function of the Retina

Chapter 51. The Eye. Central Neurophysiology of Vision

Chapter 52. The Sense of Hearing

Chapter 53. The Chemical Senses—Taste and Smell

UNIT XI: The Nervous System: C. Motor and Integrative Neurophysiology

Chapter 54. Motor Functions of the Spinal Cord; the Cord Reflexes

Chapter 55. Cortical and Brain Stem Control of Motor Function

Chapter 56. Contributions of the Cerebellum and Basal Ganglia to Overall Motor Control

Chapter 57. Cerebral Cortex, Intellectual Functions of the Brain, Learning, and Memory

Chapter 58. Behavioral and Motivational Mechanisms of the Brain—The Limbic System and the Hypothalamus

Chapter 59. States of Brain Activity—Sleep, Brain Waves, Epilepsy, Psychoses

Chapter 60. The Autonomic Nervous System and the Adrenal Medulla

Chapter 61. Cerebral Blood Flow, Cerebrospinal Fluid, and Brain Metabolism

UNIT XII: Gastrointestinal Physiology

Chapter 62. General Principles of Gastrointestinal Function—Motility, Nervous Control, and Blood Circulation

Chapter 63. Propulsion and Mixing of Food in the Alimentary Tract

Chapter 64. Secretory Functions of the Alimentary Tract

Chapter 65. Digestion and Absorption in the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 66. Physiology of Gastrointestinal Disorders

UNIT XIII: Metabolism and Temperature Regulation

Chapter 67. Metabolism of Carbohydrates, and Formation of Adenosine Triphosphate

Chapter 68. Lipid Metabolism

Chapter 69. Protein Metabolism

Chapter 70. The Liver as an Organ

Chapter 71. Dietary Balances; Regulation of Feeding; Obesity and Starvation; Vitamins and Minerals

Chapter 72. Energetics and Metabolic Rate

Chapter 73. Body Temperature Regulation, and Fever

UNIT XIV: Endocrinology and Reproduction

Chapter 74. Introduction to Endocrinology

Chapter 75. Pituitary Hormones and Their Control by the Hypothalamus

Chapter 76. Thyroid Metabolic Hormones

Chapter 77. Adrenocortical Hormones

Chapter 78. Insulin, Glucagon, and Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 79. Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin, Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism, Vitamin D, Bone, and Teeth

Chapter 80. Reproductive and Hormonal Functions of the Male (and Function of the Pineal Gland)

Chapter 81. Female Physiology Before Pregnancy and Female Hormones

Chapter 82. Pregnancy and Lactation

Chapter 83. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

UNIT XV: Sports Physiology

Chapter 84. Sports Physiology

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