The book provides a selective coverage of the field of cell physiology, focusing on what is needed by today’s medical students and physicians
It emphasises membrane-associated phenomena and muscle contraction and covers the electrical and mechanical phenomena in that are seen in human cells. Specifically it will cover cell membrane structure and transport channels, control of membrane potential, sensory generator potentials, action potentials, synaptic transmission, and muscle contraction.
There is also an overview/introduction, which includes the importance of feedback control and role these various processes play in the homeostasis of the organ.
Key featuresOffers the best review for the USMLE Step I Packed with self-study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examplesCurrent and up-to-date basic and clinical science concepts Explicit description of feedback loops involved in regulation of hormone releaseIntegration of hormone systems that regulate energy metabolism, fluid homeostasis and mineral balance