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Physiology - An Illustrated Review

£37.50

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781604062021
Publication Date: October 2011

The perfect study tool - packed with key information and full-color illustrations!

The perfect study tool for preparing for your courses or examinations - Physiology - An Illustrated Review's focused presentation and full-color illustrations makes learning the complex information essential to success easier. Sidebars make connections to underlying concepts in other basic sciences or apply the concepts presented in the clinical setting.

Features:

  • Succinct bullet-point text streamlines studying
  • Hundreds of full-color illustrations reinforce clear explanatory text
  • Numerous tables sum up crucial information for quick review
  • Frequent sidebars build on and integrate learning across the basic sciences and apply this learning to the clinical setting
  • 200 review questions with a rationale for why answers are right or wrong test mastery and help you prepare for exams
  • An additional 200 review questions, all available online allow you to test yourself and get immediate feedback, quickly identifying areas for further study

I Cell Physiology
1 The Cell Membrane
2 Neurotransmission
3 Muscle Cell Physiology
Questions & Answers
II Neurophysiology
4 Autonomic Nervous System
5 Sensory Systems
6 Motor Systems
7 Higher Cortical Functions
Questions & Answers
III Cardiovascular Physiology
8 Electrophysiology of the Heart
9 The Heart as a Pump
10 The Circulation
11 Response of the Cardiovascular system to Gravity, Exercise, and Hemorrhage
Questions & Answers
IV Respiratory Physiology
12 Ventilation and Pulmonary Blood Flow
13 Gas Exchange and Transport
14 Control of Respiration
Questions & Answers
V Renal Physiology and Acid-base Balance
15 Renal Anatomy, Body Fluids, Glomerular Filtration, and Renal Clearance
16 Renal Tubular Transport
17 Regulation of Water Balance and the Concentration and Dilution of Urine
18 Acid-base Balance
Questions & Answers
VI Gastrointestinal Physiology
19 Structure and Regulation of the Gastrointestinal Tract
20 Gastrointestinal Motility
21 Gastrointestinal Secretion
22 Digestion and Absorption
Questions & Answers
VII Endocrine Physiology
23 General Principles of Endocrine Physiology
24 The Pituitary Gland
25 Thyroid Hormones
26 Calcium Metabolism
27 Adrenal Hormones
28 Endocrine Pancreas
Questions & Answers
VIII Reproductive Physiology
29 Sexual Differentiation, Puberty, and Male and Female Reproduction
Questions & Answers

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