Physiology - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781416062165, 9781437722246

Physiology

4th Edition

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Linda Costanzo
Paperback ISBN: 9781416062165
eBook ISBN: 9781437722246
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 4th December 2009
Page Count: 512

Description

1 Cellular Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

2 Autonomic Nervous System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

3 Neurophysiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

4 Cardiovascular Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

5 Respiratory Physiology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183

6 Renal Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235

7 Acid-Base Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299

8 Gastrointestinal Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327

9 Endocrine Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379

10 Reproductive Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443

Challenge Yourself Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469

Common Abbreviations and Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See inside back cover

Normal Values and Constants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See inside back cover

Key Features

  • Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles.
  • Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text.
  • Presents chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points.
  • Contains boxed Clinical Physiology Cases to provide you with more clinical examples and a more thorough understanding of application.
  • Provides questions at the end of each chapter for an extensive review of the material and to reinforce your understanding and retention.
  • Offers a full-color design and all full-color illustrations throughout.
  • Features access to www.studentconsult.com - where you'll find...the entire fully searchable contents online, plus high-yield student FAQs with thorough explanations; integration links to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles; and more.

Table of Contents

1 Cellular Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

2 Autonomic Nervous System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

3 Neurophysiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

4 Cardiovascular Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

5 Respiratory Physiology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183

6 Renal Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235

7 Acid-Base Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299

8 Gastrointestinal Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327

9 Endocrine Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379

10 Reproductive Physiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443

Challenge Yourself Answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469

Common Abbreviations and Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See inside back cover

Normal Values and Constants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See inside back cover

Details

No. of pages:
512
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437722246

About the Author

Linda Costanzo

Affiliations and Expertise

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