Textbook of Veterinary Physiology 4th Edition

Textbook of Veterinary Physiology 4th Edition PDF

By Bradley G. Klein , James G. Cunningham

Textbook of Veterinary Physiology 4th Edition PDF. Now with full-color illustrations, this easy-to-follow text takes the vast subject of physiology and focuses on concepts most important to the practice of veterinary medicine. Textbook of Veterinary Physiology 4th Edition PDF includes coverage of physiopathology and clinical problem-solving techniques, making this a practical resource for any practice. The book’s logical, body-system organization makes it easy to find specific information. This edition includes a new chapter on cancer and a new section on the immune system.

  • Expanded information on diabetes mellitus includes the culmination of diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, and dietary management of Type 2 diabetes in cats.
  • Clinical Correlations boxes – increased by 25% in this edition – show how principles and concepts of physiology may be applied to the diagnosis and treatment of veterinary patients.
  • Summaries of essential points open each chapter, introducing new concepts and helping you prepare for examinations.
  • Practice questions on the Evolve website make it easy to review for examinations or practice by taking sample exams.
Table of Contents

SECTION1:THE CELL

Chapter 1: The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Physiological Regulation

Chapter 2: Cancer: a Disease of Cellular Proliferation, Life Span, and Death

SECTION II NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

Chapter 3: Introduction to the Nervous System

Chapter 4: The Neuron

Chapter 5: The Synapse

Chapter 6: The Physiology of Muscle

Chapter 7: The Concept of a Reflex

Chapter 8: Skeletal Muscle Receptor Organs

Chapter 9: The Concept of Lower and Upper Motor

Chapter 10: The Central Control of Movement

Chapter 11: The Vestibular System

Chapter 12: The Cerebellum

Chapter 13: The Autonomic Nervous System and Adrenal Medulla

Chapter 14: The Visual System

Chapter 15: Cerebrospinal Fluid and the Blood-Brain Barrier

Chapter 16: The Electroencephalogram and Sensory-Evoked Potentials

Chapter 17: Hearing

SECTION III CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

Chapter 18: Overview of Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 19: Electrical Activity of the Heart

Chapter 20: The Electrocardiogram

Chapter 21: The Mean as a Pump

Chapter 22: The Systemic and Pulmonary Circulations

Chapter 23: Capillaries and Fluid Exchange

Chapter 24:  Local Control of Blood Flow

Chapter 25: Neural and Hormonal Control of Blood Pressure and Blood Volume

Chapter 26: Integrated Cardiovascular Responses, 286

Section IV Gastrointestinal Physiology and Metabolism

Chapter 27: Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function

Chapter 28: Movements of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 29: Secretions of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 30: Digestion and Absorption: the Nonfermentative Processes

Chapter 31: Digestion: the Fermentative Processes

Chapter 32: Postabsorptive Nutrient Utilization

SECTION V ENDOCRINOLOGY

Chapter 33: The Endocrine System

Chapter 34: Endocrine Glands and Their Function

SECTION VI REPRODUCTION AND LACTATION

Chapter 35: Control of Gonadal and Gamete Development

Chapter 36: Control of Ovulation and the Corpus Luteum

Chapter 37: Reproductive Cycles

Chapter 38: Pregnancy and Parturition

Chapter 39: The Mammary Gland

Chapter 40: Reproductive Physiology of the Male

SECTION VII RENAL PHYSIOLOGY

Chapter 41: Glomerular Filtration

Chapter 42: Solute Reabsorption

Chapter 43: Water Balance

Chapter 44: Acid-Base Balance

SECTION VIII RESPIRATORY FUNCTION

Chapter 45: Overview of Respiratory Function: Ventilation of the Lung

Chapter 46: Pulmonary Blood Flow

Chapter 47: Gas Exchange

Chapter 48: Gas Transport in the Blood

Chapter 49: Control of Ventilation

Chapter 50: Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung

SECTION IX HOMEOSTASIS

Chapter 51: Fetal and Neonatal Oxygen Transport

Chapter 52: Acid-Base Homeostasis

Chapter 53: Thermoregulation

SECTION X THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Chapter 54: Antigens and Innate Immunity

Chapter 55: The Specific Immune Response: Acquired Immunity

CLINICAL CORRELATIONS

is Designed to be useful to both student and veterinary practitioner, Small Animal Cardiology is the ideal supplement manual to the in-depth internal medicine texts required in classes. It reinforces key concepts and serves as a handy reference guide in the clinical setting. Part of the Practical Veterinarian series, this helpful tool provides fast answers to common questions in an outline format and cuts quickly to the heart of vital subject matter.

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