9780534568269

Human Physiology With Infotrac

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534568269

  • ISBN10:

    0534568262

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/7/2000
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Get the edge in physiology class with HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS. Author Lauralee Sherwood has streamlined physiological study without dumbing it down by organizing the material around one central human process: homeostasis. In addition to the easy-to-understand text, Sherwood ties physiological study to real world scenarios in fields like pathophysiology and clinical physiology. Plus, it includes PhysioEdge, the most powerful CD-ROM you can get. PhysioEdge2 is packed with tutorials and fast access to answers. And Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING (access to a live online human physiology tutor) and InfoTrac (an online university library that will save you a trek across campus), HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS is the text you need to succeed in physiology class and get ready for health-related careers.

Table of Contents

Homeostasis: The Foundation of Physiology
1(17)
Cellular Physiology
17(32)
The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential
49(39)
Neuronal Physiology
88(34)
The Central Nervous System
122(51)
The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division; Special Senses
173(48)
The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division
221(18)
Muscle Physiology
239(43)
Cardiac Physiology
282(40)
The Blood Vessels and Blood Pressure
322(46)
The Blood
368(21)
The Body Defenses
389(44)
The Respiratory System
433(49)
The Urinary System
482(46)
Fluid and Acid-Base Balance
528(31)
The Digestive System
559(55)
Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation
614(19)
Principles of Endocrinology; The Central Endocrine Glands
633(35)
The Peripheral Endocrine Glands
668(46)
The Reproductive System
714
Appendix A The Metric System A-1
Appendix B A Review of Chemical Principles B-1
Appendix C Storage, Replication, and Expression of Genetic Information C-1
Appendix D Principles of Quantitative Reasoning D-1
Appendix E Answers to End-of-Chapter Objective Questions, Quantitative Exercises, and Points to Ponder E-1

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