9780130176974

Human Physiology : An Integrated Approach

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    9780130176974

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    0130176974

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL PTR
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Summary

The unique integrated approach helps students see the big picture. Silverthorn's problem-solving focus develops students' skills by helping them connect facts and concepts and apply them to real-world situations. Students receive a more meaningful and longer lasting knowledge of physiology as they participate in Silverthorn's active learning approach.

Table of Contents

UNIT I Basic Cell Processes: Integration and Coordination
Introduction to Physiology
1(14)
Atoms, Ions, and Molecules
15(27)
Cells and Tissues
42(31)
Cellular Metabolism
73(36)
Membrane Dynamics
109(44)
UNIT II Homeostasis and Control
Communication, Integration, and Homeostasis
153(32)
Introduction to the Endocrine System
185(29)
The Nervous System
214(38)
The Central Nervous System
252(29)
Sensory Physiology
281(45)
Efferent Peripheral Nervous System: The Autonomic and Somatic Motor Divisions
326(19)
Muscles
345(38)
Integrative Physiology I: Control of Body Movement
383(20)
UNIT III Integration of Function
Cardiovascular Physiology
403(40)
Blood Flow and the Control of Blood Pressure
443(31)
Blood
474(23)
Respiratory Physiology
497(45)
The Kidneys
542(27)
Integrative Physiology II: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
569(33)
UNIT IV Metabolism, Growth, and Aging
Digestion
602(37)
Energy Balance, Metabolism, and Growth
639(46)
The Immune System
685(31)
Integrative Physiology III: Exercise
716(15)
Reproduction and Development
731

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