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Dukes' physiology of domestic animals
Dukes' physiology of domestic animals
13° ed., 748 pagg., 700 ill., John Wiley & Sons, giugno 2015
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This fully revised new edition of the classic reference on domestic animal physiology provides detailed descriptions of animal function and dysfunction, with an emphasis on clinical relevance and pedagogical features to enhance learning.
• Presents in-depth, comprehensive descriptions of domestic animal function and dysfunction
• Emphasizes clinical relevance, with clinical correlations, notes of relevance, and self-assessment questions featuring situations likely to be faced in practice
• Offers pedagogical features, including chapter outlines and introductions, key terms throughout the book, additional images, questions to enhance learning, and self-assessment exercises
• Distills the most useful information for ease of use, with improved continuity and reduced repetition
• Includes a companion website offering review questions and answers and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

List of contributors
About the companion website
Section I: Neurophysiology
1 Nervous Tissue
Etsuro E. Uemura
2 Electrochemical Basis of Neuronal Function
Etsuro E. Uemura
3 Synaptic Transmission
Etsuro E. Uemura
4 Somatic and Visceral Senses
Etsuro E. Uemura
5 Olfaction and Gustation
Etsuro E. Uemura
6 Auditory System
Etsuro E. Uemura
7 Visual System
Etsuro E. Uemura
8 Motor System
Etsuro E. Uemura
9 Vestibular System
Etsuro E. Uemura
10 Autonomic Nervous System
Etsuro E. Uemura
Section II: Body Fluids and Homeostasis
11 Body Water: Properties and Functions
William O. Reece
12 The Composition and Functions of Blood
William O. Reece
13 Fundamentals of Acid–Base Balance
William O. Reece
14 Body Temperature and Its Regulation
William O. Reece
Section III: The Kidneys and Urinary System
15 The Renal System: Structures and Function
William O. Reece
16 Glomerular Filtration and Tubular Transport
William O. Reece
17 Maintenance of Extracellular Fluid Hydration
William O. Reece
18 Kidney Regulation of Extracellular Volume and Electrolytes
William O. Reece
19 Micturition, Characteristics of Urine, and Renal Clearance
William O. Reece
20 Kidney Function in Birds
William O. Reece
Section IV: Respiration
21 Overview of the Respiratory System
William O. Reece
22 Physical and Mechanical Aspects of Respiration
William O. Reece
23 Pulmonary Ventilation and Transport of Gases
William O. Reece
24 Regulation of Respiration
William O. Reece
25 Other Functions of the Respiratory System
William O. Reece
26 Respiration in Birds
John W. Ludders
Section V: Muscle Physiology
27 Physiology of Skeletal Muscle
William O. Reece
28 Physiology of Smooth Muscle
William O. Reece
29 Physiology of Cardiac Muscle, Muscle Adaptations, and Muscle Disorders
William O. Reece
Section VI: The Cardiovascular System
30 The Heart and Vasculature: Gross Structure and Basic Properties
Dean H. Riedesel and Richard L. Engen
31 Electrophysiology of the Heart
Robert F. Gilmour, Jr
32 The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrhythmias
Robert F. Gilmour, Jr and N. Sydney Moïse
33 Mechanical Activity of the Heart
Dean H. Riedesel
34 Regulation of the Heart
David D. Kline, Eileen M. Hasser and Cheryl M. Heesch
35 Control Mechanisms of the Circulatory System
Cheryl M. Heesch, David D. Kline and Eileen M. Hasser
36 Microcirculation, Lymph, and Edema
Luis A. Martinez ]Lemus and M. Harold Laughlin
37 Pulmonary Circulation
David C. Poole and Howard H. Erickson
38 Special Circulations
Eileen M. Hasser, Cheryl M. Heesch, David D. Kline and M. Harold Laughlin
39 Heart Sounds and Murmurs
Michele Borgarelli and Jens Häggström
40 Hypertension, Heart Failure, and Shock
Scott A. Brown
41 Exercise Physiology of Terrestrial Animals
David C. Poole and Howard H. Erickson
Section VII: Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
42 Gastrointestinal Motility
Jesse P. Goff
43 Secretory Activities of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Jesse P. Goff
44 Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients
Jesse P. Goff
45 Ruminant Digestive Physiology and Intestinal Microbiology
Jesse P. Goff
46 Avian Digestion
William O. Reece and Darrell W. Trampel
47 Disorders of Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism
Jesse P. Goff
48 Vitamins
Jesse P. Goff
Section VIII: Minerals, Bones, and Joints
49 Minerals
Jesse P. Goff
50 Cartilage, Bones, and Joints
Jesse P. Goff
Section IX: Endocrinology, Reproduction, and Lactation
51 The Endocrine System
Jesse P. Goff
52 Male Reproduction in Mammals
William O. Reece
53 Female Reproduction in Mammals
William O. Reece
54 Lactation
Patrick J. Gorden and Leo L. Timms
55 Avian Reproduction
Patricia A. Johnson

William O. Reece, DVM, PhD, is University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.

Howard Erickson, DVM, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Physiology in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

Jesse P. Goff, DVM, PhD, is Professor and Anderson Chair in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa, USA.

Etsuro E. Uemura, DVM, MS, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.

Codice Articolo: FISIO16
ISBN: 9781118501399
Peso: 2500 g
Area: Cane/Gatto
Disciplina: Fisiologia
IVA: Esente IVA