Medical Physiology

Medical Physiology

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Now in its Third Edition, this text clearly and concisely presents the physiological principles that are essential to clinical medicine. Outstanding pedagogical features include Active Learning Objectives that emphasize problem-solving applications of basic principles; conceptual diagrams that help students visualize complex processes; case studies, Clinical Focus boxes, and From Bench to Bedside boxes; a comprehensive glossary; and online USMLE-style questions with answers and explanations. This edition features a new Immunology and Organ Function chapter and a completely rewritten and reorganized cardiovascular section. A companion Website will include the fully searchable text, an interactive question bank, case studies with practice questions, animations of complex processes, an image bank, and links for further study.Gastrin stimulates bile secretion directly by affecting the liver and indirectly by stimulating increased acid production that results in ... from the gallbladder bile, the concentration of the various unabsorbed components of hepatic bile increases dramaticallya€”as much as 20-fold. ... In a light eater, the bile acid pool may circulate three to five times a day; in a heavy eater, it may circulate 14 to 16 times a day.

Title:Medical Physiology
Author:Rodney Rhoades, David R. Bell
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009


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