6th Edition - December 26, 2016

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  • Author: Linda Costanzo
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323511896
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323478816

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Renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo’s friendly, logical, easy-to-follow writing style makes Physiology, 6th Edition ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Well-designed figures and tables provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations, and step-by-step explanations clarify challenging concepts. This full-color, manageably-sized text offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand.

Key Features

  • Information is presented in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams.

  • Chapter summaries and "Challenge Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter provide an extensive review of the material and reinforce understanding and retention.

  • Equations and sample problems are integrated throughout the text.

  • Student Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book as well as new materials (outlined above) designed to produce a more rounded learning experience.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. Cellular Physiology

    Chapter 2. Autonomic Nervous System

    Chapter 3. Neurophysiology

    Chapter 4. Cardiovascular Physiology

    Chapter 5. Respiratory Physiology

    Chapter 6. Renal Physiology

    Chapter 7. Acid-Base Physiology

    Chapter 8. Gastrointestinal Physiology

    Chapter 9. Endocrine Physiology

    Chapter 10. Reproductive Physiology

    Appendix I. Common Abbreviations and Symbols

    Appendix II. Normal Values and Constants

    Challenge Yourself Answers

Product details

  • No. of pages: 528
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: December 26, 2016
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323511896
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323478816

About the Author

Linda Costanzo

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia

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