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Principles of Human Physiology (4th Edition)

Principles of Human Physiology (4th Edition)
Author: Cindy L. Stanfield
ISBN 13: 9780321652874
ISBN 10: 321652878
Edition: 4
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Publication Date: 2010-01-18
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 800
List Price: $196.40

Principles of Human Physiology, Third Edition, Media Update features a newly expanded media package, as well as the hallmark features Stanfield and Germann are becoming known for: clinical coverage, “Apply Your Knowledge” critical thinking questions, and a flowchart style that makes it easier than ever for students to focus on key physiological processes. Features such as Chemistry Review boxes provide additional resources for readers who need them, while Toolboxes and Discovery boxes allow instructors the option of delving into more detail about physiology topics.

Introduction to Physiology, The Cell: Structure and Function, Cell Metabolism, Cell Membrane Transport, Chemical Messengers, The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Hormone Actions, Nerve Cells and Electrical Signaling, Synaptic, Transmission and Neural Integration, The Nervous System: Central Nervous System, The Nervous System: Sensory Systems,
The Nervous System: Autonomic and Motor Systems, Muscle Physiology, The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function, The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, Blood Flow and Blood Pressure, The Cardiovascular System: Blood, The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Ventilation, The Respiratory System: Gas Exchange and Regulation of Breathing, The Urinary System: Renal Function, The Urinary System: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, The Gastrointestinal System, Regulation of Energy Metabolism and Growth, The Reproductive System, The Immune System, The Whole Body: Integrated Physiological Responses to Exercise.

Intended for those interested in learning the basics of human physiology.