Berne and Levy Physiology

ISBN-10: 032307362X

ISBN-13: 9780323073622

Edition: 6th 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Bruce A. Stanton, Bruce M. Koeppen

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Berne and Levy Physiology has long been respected for its scientifically rigorous approach and now includes major updates to bring you all of the latest knowledge in the field. Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton present a honed and shortened edition that emphasizes the core information needed by students of physiology today and features a full-color design and artwork to enhance readability and enrich your comprehension of every concept. With access to the full contents online at Student Consult, this time-honored book delivers an in-depth understanding of physiology more powerfully and effectively than ever before. Describes all of the mechanisms that control and regulate bodily function using a clear and intuitive organ system-based approach.Provides a rich understanding of the body's dynamic processes through key experimental observations and examples.Includes Student Consult access to the complete and searchable contents of the book online, as well as relevant bonus content from other Student Consult titles, an image gallery, 10 physiology animations, and much more.Features updated coverage throughout to expand your understanding of the most current trends in physiology and medicine, including the latest cellular and molecular knowledge.Includes shaded boxes that highlight and explain important clinical and molecular information.Presents new section editors who ensure that you are getting the freshest, most clinically relevant information available today.Summarizes need-to-know information in each chapter with Key Points sections.
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List price: $119.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/21/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 848
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Cellular Physiology
Principles of Cell Function
Homeostasis of Body Fluids
Signal Transduction, Membrane Receptors, Second Messengers, and Regulation of Gene Expression
The Nervous System
The Nervous System: Introduction to Cells and Systems
Generation and Conduction of Action Potentials
Synaptic Transmission
The Somatosensory System
The Special Senses
Organization of Motor Function
Higher Functions of the Nervous System
The Autonomic Nervous System and its Central Control
Skeletal Muscle Physiology
Cardiac Muscle
Smooth Muscle
The Cardiovascular System
Overview of Circulation
Elements of Cardiac Function
Properties of the Vasculature
Regulation of the Heart and Vasculature
Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System
The Respiratory System
Structure and Function of the Respiratory System
Mechanical Properties of the Lung and Chest Wall: Static and Dynamic
Ventilation (V), Perfusion (Q), and V/Q Relationships
Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport
Control of Respiration
Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung
Gastrointestinal Physiology
Functional Anatomy and General Principles of Regulation in the Gastrointestinal Tract
The Cephalic, Oral, and Esophageal Phases of the Integrated Response to a Meal
The Gastric Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal
The Small Intestinal Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal
The Colonic Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal
Transport and Metabolic Functions of the Liver
The Renal System
Elements of Renal Function
Solute and Water Transport along the Nephron: Tubular Function
Control of Body Fluid Osmolality and Volume
Potassium, Calcium, and Phosphate Homeostasis
Role of the Kidneys in the Regulation of Acid-Base Balance
The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
Introduction to the Endocrine System
Hormonal Regulation of Energy Metabolism
Hormonal Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism
The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
The Thyroid Gland
The Adrenal Glands
The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
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