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Human Physiology

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ISBN-10: 0534462510

ISBN-13: 9780534462512

Edition: 4th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Rodney A. Rhoades, Richard G. Pflanzer

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HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, Fourth Edition presents physiology as a relevant and exciting discipline emphasizing many unanswered questions to stimulate critical thinking with an investigative approach. Concise chapters offer flexibility and more diversity than competing texts. The authors, distinguished physiologists, collaborate with ten other field specialists to create the most accurate and current physiology text available. Unlike other titles in the area, each physiological system are written by a specialist in that area and the authors work to create one voice, a consistent presentation, high accuracy and up-to-date coverage. Users have come to expect the authoritative tone of this excellent…    
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Book details

List price: $399.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 7/3/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1120
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.940

Richard G. Pflanzer is Associate Professor of Biology at the Purdue University School of Science and Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He received his Ph.D. in Physiology from Indiana University in 1969 with research in comparative cardiovascular physiology. Dr. Pflanzer has authored many articles and books related to teaching physiology at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels, and is the recipient of several teaching awards, including Outstanding Teacher in Science at the Purdue University School of Science.

The Science Of Physiology
Cellular Functions
Chemical and Physical Principles
The Structure and Function of Cells
Transport Through the Cell Membrane
Cellular Control Mechanisms
Energy and Cellular Metabolism
Physiological Control Systems
Functional Organization of the Nervous System
Sensory Systems
Motor Systems
The Autonomic Nervous System
Central Integrative Systems
Endocrine Control Mechanisms
The Pituitary Hormones
The Adrenal Glands
The Endocrine Pancreas
Integrative Organ Functions
Functions of the Blood
The Heart
Pulmonary Circulation and Gas Exchange and Control of Breathing
The Gastrointestinal System
The Kidney
Regulation of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Regulation of Acid-Base Balance
Calcium, Phosphate, and Bone Metabolism
Regulation of Body Temperature
Body Defense and the Immune Response
Environmental Physiology
Physiology of Exercise
Reproductive Physiology
Pregnancy, Fetal Development, and Lactation
Sexual Physiology