Now in its Third Edition, this text clearly and concisely presents the physiological principles that are essential to clinical medicine. Outstanding pedagogical features include Active Learning Objectives that emphasize problem-solving applications of basic principles; conceptual diagrams that help students visualize complex processes; case studies, Clinical Focus boxes, and From Bench to Bedside boxes; a comprehensive glossary; and online USMLE-style questions with answers and explanations. This edition features a new Immunology and Organ Function chapter and a completely rewritten and reorganized cardiovascular section.
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Book Description LWW, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Part I: CELLULAR PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 1: Homeostasis and Cellular SignalingPatricia J. Gallagher, PhD Ch. 2: The Plasma Membrane, Transport and Resting Membrane PotentialStephen A. Kempson, PhD Ch. 3: Action Potential, Synaptic Transmission, and Maintenance of Nerve FunctionCynthia J. Forehand, PhD Part II: NEUROMUSCULAR PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 4: Sensory PhysiologyRichard A. Meiss, PhD Ch. 5: The Motor SystemJohn C. Kincaid, MD Ch. 6: The Autonomic Nervous SystemJohn C. Kincaid, MD Ch. 7: Integrative Function of the Nervous SystemCynthia J. Forehand, PhD Ch. 8: Skeletal and Smooth MuscleRichard A. Meiss, PhD Part III: BLOOD AND IMMUNOLOGY Ch. 9: Blood ComponentsGabi Nindl Waite, PhD Ch. 10: Immunology, Organ Interaction and HomeostasisGabi Nindl Waite, PhD Part IV: CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 11: An Overview of the Cardiovascular System and HemodynamicsDavid R. Bell, PhD Ch. 12: The Electrical Activity of the HeartDavid R. Bell, PhD Ch. 13: Cardiac Muscle Mechanics and the Cardiac PumpDavid R. Bell, PhD Ch. 14: The Systemic CirculationDavid R. Bell, PhD Ch. 15: The Microcirculation and Lymphatic SystemDavid R. Bell, PhD Ch. 16: Special CirculationsDavid R. Bell, PhD Ch. 17: Control Mechanisms in Circulatory FunctionDavid R. Bell, PhD Part V: RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 18: Ventilation and the Mechanics of BreathingRodney A. Rhoades, PhD Ch. 19: Gas Transfer and TransportRodney A. Rhoades, PhD Ch. 20: Pulmonary Circulation and Ventilation-PerfusionRodney A. Rhoades, PhD Ch. 21: The Control of VentilationRodney A. Rhoades, PhD Part VI: RENAL PHYSIOLOGY AND BODY FLUIDS Ch. 22: Kidney FunctionGeorge A. Tanner, PhD Ch. 23: The Regulation of Fluid and Electrolyte BalanceGeorge A. Tanner, PhD Ch. 24: Acid-Base BalanceGeorge A. Tanner, PhD Part VII: GASTROINTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 25: Neurogastroenterology and MotilityJackie D. Wood, PhD Ch. 26: Gastrointestinal Secretion, Digestion, and AbsorptionPatrick Tso, PhD Ch. 27: The Physiology of the LiverPatrick Tso, PhD Part VIII: TEMPERATURE REGULATION AND EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 28: The Regulation of Body TemperatureFrank A. Witzmann, PhD Ch. 29: Exercise PhysiologyFrank A. Witzman, PhD Part IX: ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 30: Endocrine Control MechanismsJeffery S. Elmendorf, PhD Ch. 31: The Hypothalamus and the Pituitary GlandRobert V. Considine, PhD Ch. 32: The Thyroid GlandRobert V. Considine, PhD Ch. 33: The Adrenal GlandRobert V. Considine, PhD Ch. 34: The Endocrine PancreasJeffrey S. Elmendorf, PhD Ch. 35: Endocrine Regulation of Calcium, Phosphate, and Bone HomeostasisJeffery S. Elmendorf, PhD Part X: REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY Ch. 36: The Male Reproductive SystemJeffery S. Elmendorf, PhD Ch. 37: The Female Reproductive SystemRobert V. Considine, PhD Ch. 38: Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Fetal DevelopmentRobert V. Considine, PhD Appendix: Common Abbreviations in Physiology Glossary Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0781768527
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