This book deals with basic science/physiology. 'Far and away the best physiology textbook in the world for physicians and medical students ...concise without being too brief and detailed without being boring ...it is always current'. 'If you intend to hit the 95th percentile or higher on the USMLE, you must master the material in this book'. 'A brilliant book ...Ganong's "Review of Medical Physiology" is an absolute marvel of brevity and conciseness ...as up-to-date as it is possible [to be] in a textbook and faultlessly organized' - online readers' reviews of previous editions. "Review of Medical Physiology" by William F. Ganong, MD is endorsed worldwide by students and instructors and translated into 18 Languages! It is the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of mammalian and human physiology. It is acclaimed for its readability, reliability, and depth of coverage. Clinical examples are integrated throughout each chapter and illuminate important physiologic concepts. It includes 630 multiple choice questions - ideal for self-assessment and USMLE Step 1 review. It is highly illustrated - more than 700 illustrations and photographs. It is updated every two years to meet the needs of students and instructors. It also includes new and expanded coverage of: Regulation of food intake; Mitochondria and molecular motors; Renal function; Estrogen receptors; and, Alzheimer's disease. About the author: William F. Ganong, MD, is Lange Professor Emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco. "Review of Medical Physiology" was first published in 1963. It has been translated into 18 languages and has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.