Rodney Rhoades, George A. Tanner
Little, Brown, Jan 1, 1995 - Medical - 839 pages
This text emphasizes topics of relevance to medical students - its chapters are condensed, covering only the essentials. The book incorporates essential pedagogy that includes heading outlines, chapter objectives, review questions and answers. Chapters are also included on mineral metabolism, acid-base regulation, temperature regulation and pregnancy.
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Regulation and Communication
The Cell Membrane Membrane Transport and Resting Membrane Potential
The Action Potential Synaptic Transmission and Maintenance of Nerve Function
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