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Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals

  • 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

By: William O Reece(Editor), Howard Erickson(Editor), Jesse Goff(Editor), Etsuro Uemura(Editor)

760 pages, colour photos

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 2015 | Edition: 13 | #225355 | ISBN-13: 9781118501399
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Fully revised, Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals, 13th Edition is a classic reference on domestic animal physiology. It provides detailed descriptions of animal function and dysfunction, with an emphasis on clinical relevance and pedagogical features to enhance learning.

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List of contributors, vii
Preface, ix
Acknowledgments, x
Tributes, xi
About the companion website, xii

Section I: Neurophysiology
(Section Editor: Etsuro E. Uemura)

1 Nervous Tissue, 3
Etsuro E. Uemura
2 Electrochemical Basis of Neuronal Function, 13
Etsuro E. Uemura
3 Synaptic Transmission, 23
Etsuro E. Uemura
4 Somatic and Visceral Senses, 32
Etsuro E. Uemura
5 Olfaction and Gustation, 43
Etsuro E. Uemura
6 Auditory System, 49
Etsuro E. Uemura
7 Visual System, 57
Etsuro E. Uemura
8 Motor System, 68
Etsuro E. Uemura
9 Vestibular System, 79
Etsuro E. Uemura
10 Autonomic Nervous System, 89
Etsuro E. Uemura

Section II: Body Fluids and Homeostasis
(Section Editor: William O. Reece)

11 Body Water: Properties and Functions, 103
William O. Reece
12 The Composition and Functions of Blood, 114
William O. Reece
13 Fundamentals of Acid–Base Balance, 137
William O. Reece
14 Body Temperature and Its Regulation, 149
William O. Reece

Section III: The Kidneys and Urinary System
(Section Editor: William O. Reece)

15 The Renal System: Structures and Function, 157
William O. Reece
16 Glomerular Filtration and Tubular Transport, 166
William O. Reece
17 Maintenance of Extracellular Fluid Hydration, 173
William O. Reece
18 Kidney Regulation of Extracellular Volume and Electrolytes, 180
William O. Reece
19 Micturition, Characteristics of Urine, and Renal Clearance, 188
William O. Reece
20 Kidney Function in Birds, 193
William O. Reece

Section IV: Respiration
(Section Editor: William O. Reece)

21 Overview of the Respiratory System, 203
William O. Reece
22 Physical and Mechanical Aspects of Respiration, 213
William O. Reece
23 Pulmonary Ventilation and Transport of Gases, 222
William O. Reece
24 Regulation of Respiration, 232
William O. Reece
25 Other Functions of the Respiratory System, 239
William O. Reece
26 Respiration in Birds, 245
John W. Ludders

Section V: Muscle Physiology
(Section Editor: William O. Reece)

27 Physiology of Skeletal Muscle, 263
William O. Reece
28 Physiology of Smooth Muscle, 274
William O. Reece
29 Physiology of Cardiac Muscle, Muscle Adaptations, and Muscle Disorders, 279
William O. Reece

Section VI: The Cardiovascular System
(Section Editor: Howard H. Erickson)

30 The Heart and Vasculature: Gross Structure and Basic Properties, 287
Dean H. Riedesel and Richard L. Engen
31 Electrophysiology of the Heart, 304
Robert F. Gilmour, Jr
32 The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrhythmias, 315
Robert F. Gilmour, Jr and N. Sydney Moïse
33 Mechanical Activity of the Heart, 327
Dean H. Riedesel
34 Regulation of the Heart, 341
David D. Kline, Eileen M. Hasser and Cheryl M. Heesch
35 Control Mechanisms of the Circulatory System, 352
Cheryl M. Heesch, David D. Kline and Eileen M. Hasser
36 Microcirculation, Lymph, and Edema, 372
Luis A. Martinez ]Lemus and M. Harold Laughlin
37 Pulmonary Circulation, 386
David C. Poole and Howard H. Erickson
38 Special Circulations, 399
Eileen M. Hasser, Cheryl M. Heesch, David D. Kline and M. Harold Laughlin
39 Heart Sounds and Murmurs, 417
Michele Borgarelli and Jens Häggström
40 Hypertension, Heart Failure, and Shock, 429
Scott A. Brown
41 Exercise Physiology of Terrestrial Animals, 443
David C. Poole and Howard H. Erickson

Section VII: Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
(Section Editor: Jesse P. Goff)

42 Gastrointestinal Motility, 467
Jesse P. Goff
43 Secretory Activities of the Gastrointestinal Tract, 484
Jesse P. Goff
44 Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients, 502
Jesse P. Goff
45 Ruminant Digestive Physiology and Intestinal Microbiology, 522
Jesse P. Goff
46 Avian Digestion, 532
William O. Reece and Darrell W. Trampel
47 Disorders of Carbohydrate and Fat Metabolism, 541
Jesse P. Goff
48 Vitamins, 551
Jesse P. Goff

Section VIII: Minerals, Bones, and Joints
(Section Editor: Jesse P. Goff)

49 Minerals, 567
Jesse P. Goff
50 Cartilage, Bones, and Joints, 593
Jesse P. Goff

Section IX: Endocrinology, Reproduction, and Lactation
(Section Editor: Jesse P. Goff)

51 The Endocrine System, 617
Jesse P. Goff
52 Male Reproduction in Mammals, 654
William O. Reece
53 Female Reproduction in Mammals, 670
William O. Reece
54 Lactation, 694
Patrick J. Gorden and Leo L. Timms
55 Avian Reproduction, 715
Patricia A. Johnson

Index, 727

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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.

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