Human Physiology From Cells to Systemsby Sherwood, Lauralee
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HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, 7th edition focuses on the mechanisms of body function from cells to systems and is organized around the central theme of homeostasis—how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function. As an author, Lauralee Sherwood is known for the most up-to-date and accurate coverage as well as strong pedagogy making the text the most effective learning tool. Plus, the program offers a complete complement of media tools for learning and teaching. Additionally, this new edition has an entirely revised art program offering realistic and three-dimensional art as well as new flow diagrams. The new art program helps users visualize difficult concepts and processes for better understanding and mastery of concepts.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Physiology and Homeostasis|
|The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential|
|Principles of Neural and Hormonal Communication|
|The Central Nervous System|
|The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division|
|The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division|
|The Blood Vessels and Blood Pressure|
|The Respiratory System|
|The Urinary System|
|Fluid and Acid-Base Balance|
|The Digestive System|
|Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation|
|Principles of Endocrinology|
|The Central Endocrine Glands|
|The Peripheral Endocrine Glands|
|The Reproductive System|
|The Metric System|
|A Review of Chemical Principles|
|Storage, Replication, and Expression of Genetic Information|
|Principles of Quantitative Reasoning|
|Text References to Exercise Physiology|
|Answers to End-of-Chapter Objective Questions, Quantitative Exercises, Points to Ponder, and Clinical Considerations|
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