Medical Physiology E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 29, 2016 - Medical - 1312 pages
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For a comprehensive understanding of human physiology — from molecules to systems —turn to the latest edition of Medical Physiology. This updated textbook is known for its unparalleled depth of information, equipping students with a solid foundation for a future in medicine and healthcare, and providing clinical and research professionals with a reliable go-to reference. Complex concepts are presented in a clear, concise, and logically organized format to further facilitate understanding and retention.

  • Clear, didactic illustrations visually present processes in a clear, concise manner that is easy to understand.
  • Intuitive organization and consistent writing style facilitates navigation and comprehension.
  • Takes a strong molecular and cellular approach that relates these concepts to human physiology and disease.
  • An increased number of clinical correlations provides a better understanding of the practical applications of physiology in medicine.
  • Highlights new breakthroughs in molecular and cellular processes, such as the role of epigenetics, necroptosis, and ion channels in physiologic processes, to give insights into human development, growth, and disease.
  • Several new authors offer fresh perspectives in many key sections of the text, and meticulous editing makes this multi-authored resource read with one unified voice.
  • Includes electronic access to 10 animations and copious companion notes prepared by the Editors.
 

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The best book on Physiology I have seen. The authors must be congratulated for the effect they intended to: make the text seem as if it were written by one single person. Beautiful and relevant mechanical analogies, proper diagrams, the physics of physiology and the maths of it. A must for everyone who intends lo learn the subject by heart.
This Bible of a book may be recommended not only for the medical undergrads, but also for medical teachers, postgraduates pursuing physiology, cardiology and neurology or multidisciplinary researchers.
 

Contents

III The Nervous System
253
IV The Cardiovascular System
409
V The Respiratory System
589
VI The Urinary System
721
VII The Gastrointestinal System
851
VIII The Endocrine System
973
IX The Reproductive System
1071
X Physiology of Everyday Life
1169
Index
1249
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