9780131020153

Human Physiology : An Integrated Approach with Interactive Physiology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131020153

  • ISBN10:

    0131020153

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

The new edition of Award-winning author and educator Dee Silverthorn'sHuman Physiology: An Integrated Approach builds upon the book's thorough coverage of integrative and molecular physiology topics to give you a solid foundation of understanding for your education, career, or general knowledge. Every piece of art has been revised so that figures and diagrams are clearer, making it easier to understand complex physiological systems. A comprehensive, integrated approach including basic cell processes, homeostasis & control, integration of function, and metabolism, growth, & aging. For college instructors, students, people in the nursing/allied health field, or anyone interested in human anatomy.

Table of Contents

Basic Cell Processes: Integration and Coordination
Introduction to Physiology
Atoms, Ions, and Molecules
Cells and Tissues
Cellular Metabolism
Membrane Dynamics
Homeostasis and Control
Communication, Integration, and Homeostasis
Introduction to the Endocrine System
Neurons: Cellular and Network Properties
The Central Nervous System
Sensory Physiology
Efferent Division: Autonomic and Somatic Motor Control
Muscles
Integrative Physiology I: Control of Body Movement
Integration of Function
Cardiac Physiology
Blood Flow and the Control of Blood Pressure
Blood
Mechanics of Breathing
Gas Exchange and Transport
The Kidneys
Integrative Physiology II: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Metabolism, Growth, and Aging
Digestion
Energy Balance and Metabolism
Endocrine Control of Metabolism and Growth
The Immune System
Integrative Physiology III: Exercise
Reproduction and Development
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