Physiology, E-Book

Author: Linda S. Costanzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728136

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Physiology is a comprehensive presentation of core physiologic concepts with a focus on mechanisms. Renowned physiology instructor Linda S. Costanzo covers important concepts in the field, both at the organ system and cellular levels. Easy to read and user-friendly, the revised fourth edition stresses essential and relevant content with absolute clarity and includes concise step-by-step explanations complemented by numerous tables and abundant illustrations. It provides information on the underlying principles of cellular physiology, the autonomic nervous system, and neurophysiology, as well as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive organ systems. This book is ideal as both a textbook and as a review guide for the boards. 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 increased coverage of pathophysiology in the neurophysiology, gastrointestinal, renal, acid-base, and endocrine chapters to emphasize this important component of the USMLE exam. Incorporates further practice in solving physiology equations through the inclusion of additional problem-solving questions throughout the text.
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Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Author: Kevin T. Patton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316875

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

View: 6405

Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book
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Master Medicine: Physiology E-Book

A core text of human physiology with self assessment

Author: J. Graham McGeown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048003

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 8809

This title is part of a series of books that reflects the trend towards a core curriculum and self-directed learning. The content is restricted to the ‘must know' core information presented in a synoptic style. The diagrams that support the text are in a style that the reader can remember and reproduce in examinations. Each chapter ends with a selection of self-assessment material and full explanatory answers. These consolidate and expand on the chapter contents. Concise synoptic (not telegraphic text). Appropriate self-assessment material. Only covers core, so student knows the whole book is essential. Includes key objectives. Contains simple and memorable diagrams for reproduction in exams. Ideal for learning as well as examination review, specifically trying to stimulate the student into assessing his/her own knowledge. The books in the series both complement other available major texts, but also contain enough material to stand in the own right. Provides examination practice. Part of co-ordinated series.
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Berne & Levy Principles of Physiology E-Book

Author: Matthew N. Levy,Bruce M. Koeppen,Bruce A. Stanton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323064574

Category: Medical

Page: 836

View: 7653

Here's a succinct, up-to-date summary of the physiological processes that take place in the human body, written in a straightforward and easy-to-understand manner. Derived from Berne et al.'s more lengthy text, Physiology, 5th Edition, it concisely and efficiently covers all of the most need-to-know concepts in the field. Updates include discussions of how the most recent findings in molecular biology and genetics affect our knowledge of physiology. A wealth of case examples, full-color artwork, review questions with answers, and boxes, tables, and graphs help readers to easily and thoroughly master the material. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in print and online! Perform rapid searches. Integrate bonus content from other disciplines. Download text to your handheld device. And a lot more. Each STUDENT CONSULT title comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, USMLE style questions, and online note-taking to enhance your learning experience. Provides shaded "clinical boxes" to demonstrate abstract concepts' relevance to human physiological phenomena. Offers case examples that show how physiological processes respond to various stimuli or to pathological processes. Delivers hundreds of full-color illustrations that make complex physiological principles easy to grasp quickly. Includes abundant graphs, figures, and tables that display information at a glance. Presents review questions and answers that allow readers to evaluate their comprehension. Incorporates a great deal of new information on how new discoveries in molecular biology and genetics affect our understanding of human physiology. Includes access to www.studentconsult.com — with the full text of the book online, integration links to relevant material from other STUDENT CONSULT texts, online self-assessment activities, a community center, and other valuable features.
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Anthony's Textbook of Anatomy & Physiology

Author: Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291473

Category: Medical

Page: 1240

View: 5499

There’s no other A&P text that equals Anatomy & Physiology for its student-friendly writing, visually engaging content, and wide range of learning support. Focusing on the unifying themes of structure and function in homeostasis, this dynamic text helps you easily master difficult material with consistent, thorough, and non-intimidating explanations. You can also connect with the textbook through a number of electronic resources, including the engaging A&P Online course, an electronic coloring book, online tutoring, and more! Creative, dynamic design with over 1400 full-color photographs and drawings, plus a comprehensive color key, illustrates the most current scientific knowledge and makes the information more accessible. UNIQUE! Consistent, unifying themes in each chapter such as the Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections tie your learning together and make anatomical concepts relevant. UNIQUE! Body system chapters have been broken down into separate chapters to help you learn material in smaller pieces. UNIQUE! A&P Connect guides you to the Evolve site where you can learn more about related topics such as disease states, health professions, and more. Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine contains medical terminology, scientific terms, pronunciations, definitions, and word part breakdowns for key concepts. Brief Atlas of the Human of the Human Body contains more than 100 full-color supplemental photographs of the human body, including surface and internal anatomy. Smaller, separate chapters for Cell Reproduction, Autonomic Nervous System, Endocrine Regulation, and Endocrine Glands. Expansion of A&P Connect includes Protective Strategies of the Respiratory Tract, "Meth Mouth," Chromosome Territories, Using Gene Therapy, and Amazing Amino Acids. Art and content updates include new dynamic art and the most current information available.
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Medical Physiology E-Book

Author: Walter F. Boron,Emile L. Boulpaep

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733288

Category: Medical

Page: 1312

View: 2054

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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Pocket Companion to Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology E-Book

Author: John E. Hall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455711942

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 8016

John E. Hall’s Pocket Companion to Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology, 12th Edition offers at-a-glance reference to the most important facts and concepts from one of the world’s favorite medical physiology texts, all in a portable, quick-access format. It assembles all of the physiologic data and principles needed for the study of medicine, presents them in a concise, no-nonsense manner, and fits them into your pocket – for convenient access anytime! Efficiently review key concepts thanks to a concise, at-a-glance format. Carry the same authoritative, useful knowledge that readers of Guyton have come to trust – right in your pocket. Easily locate more in-depth discussions inside the parent text with abundant cross-references and a parallel chapter organization. Quickly access all of the most current physiology information on the go.
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Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Foundations for Clinical Practice

Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323277160

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 1568

Perfect for both practicing therapists and students in respiratory therapy and associated professions, this well-organized text offers the most clinically relevant and up-to-date information on respiratory applied anatomy and physiology. Content spans the areas of basic anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and details the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Using a clear and easy-to-understand format, this text helps you take a more clinical perspective and learn to think more critically about the subject matter. Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion. Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to connect theory with practice. Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted chapter summary highlight important concepts and make content more accessible. Appendixes contain helpful tables and definitions of terms and symbols. NEW! Chapter on the physiological basis for treating sleep-disordered breathing clarifies the physiological mechanisms of sleep-disordered breathing and the various techniques required to treat this type of disorder. NEW! Reorganization of content places the section on the renal system before the section on integrated responses in exercise and aging to create a more logical flow of content. NEW! More Clinical Focus scenarios and concept questions provide additional opportunities to build upon content previously learned and to apply new information in the text.
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Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology

Author: John E. Hall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323389309

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

View: 3272

The 13th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition as the world’s foremost medical physiology textbook. Unlike other textbooks on this topic, this clear and comprehensive guide has a consistent, single-author voice and focuses on the content most relevant to clinical and pre-clinical students. The detailed but lucid text is complemented by didactic illustrations that summarize key concepts in physiology and pathophysiology. Emphasizes core information around how the body must maintain homeostasis in order to remain healthy, while supporting information and examples are detailed. Summary figures and tables help quickly convey key processes covered in the text. Reflects the latest advances in molecular biology and cardiovascular, neurophysiology and gastrointestinal topics. Bold full-color drawings and diagrams. Short, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a user-friendly full-color design. Clinical vignettes throughout the text all you to see core concepts applied to real-life situations. Brand-new quick-reference chart of normal lab values included. Increased number of figures, clinical correlations, and cellular and molecular mechanisms important for clinical medicine. Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.
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Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology E-Book

Author: John E. Hall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437726747

Category: Medical

Page: 1120

View: 8717

The 12th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks. The immense success of this book is due to its description of complex physiologic principles in language that is easy to read and understand. Now with an improved color art program, thorough updates reflecting today's medicine and science, this textbook is an excellent source for mastering essential human physiology knowledge. Learn and remember vital concepts easily thanks to short, easy-to-read, masterfully edited chapters and a user-friendly full-color design. See core concepts applied to real-life situations with clinical vignettes throughout the text. Discover the newest in physiology with updates that reflect the latest advances in molecular biology, cardiovascular, neurophysiology and gastrointestinal topics. Visualize physiologic principles clearly with over 1000 bold, full-color drawings and diagrams. Distinguish core concepts from more in-depth material with a layout that uses gray shading to clearly differentiate between "need-to-know" and "nice-to-know" information.
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Fetal and Neonatal Physiology E-Book

Author: Richard A. Polin,William W. Fox,Steven H. Abman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143773636X

Category: Medical

Page: 2208

View: 7279

Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, edited by Drs. Polin, Fox, and Abman, focuses on physiologic developments of the fetus and newborn and their impact on the clinical practice of neonatology. A must for practice, this 4th edition brings you the latest information on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. Gain a comprehensive, state-of-the-art understanding of normal and abnormal physiology, and its relationship to disease in the fetus and newborn premature infant, from Dr. Richard Polin and other acknowledged worldwide leaders in the field. Understand the implications of fetal and neonatal physiology through chapters devoted to clinical correlation. Apply the latest insights on genetic therapy, intrauterine infections, brain protection and neuroimaging, and much more. Effectively manage the consequences of intrauterine infections with three new chapters covering intrauterine infection and preterm birth, intrauterine infection and brain injury, and intrauterine infection and chronic lung disease.
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Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology - E-Book

A Clinical Perspective

Author: Susan Blackburn

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323473954

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Maternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology - E-Book
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Berne & Levy Physiology, Updated Edition E-Book

Author: Bruce M. Koeppen,Bruce A. Stanton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323080308

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 5335

Berne and Levy Physiology has long been respected for its scientifically rigorous approach and now includes major updates to bring you all of the latest knowledge in the field. Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton present a honed and shortened edition that emphasizes the core information needed by students of physiology today and features a full-color design and artwork to enhance readability and enrich your comprehension of every concept. With access to the full contents online at Student Consult, this time-honored book delivers an in-depth understanding of physiology more powerfully and effectively than ever before. Describes all of the mechanisms that control and regulate bodily function using a clear and intuitive organ system-based approach. Provides a rich understanding of the body's dynamic processes through key experimental observations and examples. Includes Student Consult access to the complete and searchable contents of the book online, as well as relevant bonus content from other Student Consult titles, an image gallery, 10 physiology animations, and much more. Features updated coverage throughout to expand your understanding of the most current trends in physiology and medicine, including the latest cellular and molecular knowledge. Includes shaded boxes that highlight and explain important clinical and molecular information. Presents new section editors who ensure that you are getting the freshest, most clinically relevant information available today. Summarizes need-to-know information in each chapter with Key Points sections.
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Textbook Of Medical Physiology

Author: Khurana

Publisher: Elsevier India

ISBN: 9788181478504

Category: Human physiology

Page: 1000

View: 4931

The book presents an exhaustive and thorough exposition of the fundamentals of medical physiology. The exposition is divided systematically into three sections covering General Physiology, Systemic Physiology and Specialized Integrative Physiology. Each section begins with a brief Introduction highlighting the topics covered. The subject is then explained in a graded manner with a large number of tables, flowcharts and diagrams to aid understanding. The level of exposition in the book is sufficiently detailed for it to serve as a useful text for undergraduate courses as well as for PG entrance examinations About the Author : - Indu Khurana, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
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Renal Physiology E-Book

Author: Bruce M. Koeppen,Bruce A. Stanton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323595693

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 4637

Gain a foundational understanding of renal physiology and how the renal system functions in health and disease. Renal Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal kidney function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book. Helps you easily master the material in a systems-based curriculum with learning objectives, "In the Clinic" and "At the Molecular Level" boxes, chapter summaries, clinical cases with review questions and answers, self-study questions, and a comprehensive exam. Includes more than 250 clear, 2-color diagrams that simplify complex concepts. Features clinical commentaries that show you how to apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations. Complete the Mosby Physiology Series! Systems-based and portable, these titles are ideal for integrated programs. Blaustein, Kao, & Matteson: Cellular Physiology and Neurophysiology Cloutier: Respiratory Physiology Pappano & Wier: Cardiovascular Physiology Johnson: Gastrointestinal Physiology White, Harrison, & Mehlmann: Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology Hudnall: Hematology: A Pathophysiologic Approach
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Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses E-Book

Author: Roger Watson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046043

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 2239

Get to all of the high-quality content from Elsevier faster than ever! Your favourite textbooks are now available as e-books allowing you to: Electronically search the book Create and share notes and highlights Save time with automatic referencing Load it up and change the way you learn! What do I get? You will be emailed a PIN code that will give you perpetual access to the electronic version of the book Book Description This is a new edition of a popular and comprehensive introductory text on anatomy and physiology for nurses and allied health students. clear diagrams aid understanding learning objectives in each chapter help revision review questions help test understanding clinical links help students relate the content to practice Revised and updated to reflect developments in the subject Web links to clinical examples to help relate theory to practice
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Gastrointestinal Physiology E-Book

Author: Leonard R. Johnson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323595642

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 4572

Gain a foundational understanding of gastrointestinal physiology and how the GI system functions in health and disease. Gastrointestinal Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book. Helps you easily master the material in a systems-based curriculum with learning objectives, Clinical Concept boxes, highlighted key words and concepts, chapter summaries, self-study questions, and a comprehensive exam. Keeps you current with recent advances in gastrointestinal physiology with coverage of the physiological significance of gastrointestinal peptides; the regulation of mucosal growth and cancer; details surrounding acid secretion and peptic ulcers; and more. Includes clear, 2-color diagrams that simplify complex concepts. Features clinical commentaries that show you how to apply what you've learned to real-life clinical situations. Covers the regulation of pancreatic secretion and gallbladder contraction; the transport processes for the absorption of nutrients; facts about fat absorption; and the regulation of food intake. Complete the Mosby Physiology Series! Systems-based and portable, these titles are ideal for integrated programs. Blaustein, Kao, & Matteson: Cellular Physiology and Neurophysiology Cloutier: Respiratory Physiology Koeppen & Stanton: Renal Physiology Pappano & Weir: Cardiovascular Physiology White, Harrison, & Mehlmann: Endocrine and Reproductive Physiology Hudnall: Hematology: A Pathophysiologic Approach
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Nunn's Applied Respiratory Physiology

Author: Andrew B. Lumb

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702062952

Category: Medical

Page: 568

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Nunn’s Applied Respiratory Physiology, Eighth Edition, is your concise, one-stop guide to all aspects of respiratory physiology in health, disease, and in the many physiologically challenging situations and environments into which humans take themselves – with coverage from basic science to clinical applications. This most comprehensive single volume on respiratory physiology will be invaluable to those in training or preparing for examinations in anaesthesia, intensive care, respiratory medicine or thoracic surgery – as well as an essential quick reference for the range of practitioners requiring ready access to current knowledge in this field. Now fully revised and updated, this eighth edition includes a new full-colour format to improve clarity and understanding – and it also comes with access to the complete, downloadable eBook version for the first time. This incorporates bonus chapters, handy topic summaries and new, interactive, self-assessment material. The result is a more flexible, engaging and complete resource than ever before. Enhancements to this edition include: New full colour format - enhances the 250+ diagrams and allows a much clearer portrayal of physiological concepts New figures reflect modern functional imaging techniques - which are now able to generate detailed pictures of lung ventilation and perfusion in humans A new section on the aims, effects and physiological basis of respiratory physiotherapy - to help both physiotherapists and doctors better understand this common intervention for treating patients’ respiratory disease Additional information on the significant impact of obesity on respiratory physiology in both health and disease New sections on comparative respiratory physiology and respiratory physiology in veterinary practice - understanding respiration in less complex animals and the place of human respiration within the animal kingdom will be of interest to students/practitioners in biology, zoology or veterinary medicine, as well as enlightening in other contexts Bonus eBook access – (printed book) includes access to the complete, fully searchable electronic text, via Expert Consult – incoporating extra chapters, handy chapter summaries and new self-assessment material to aid exam preparation Key features include: The three-part structure of pure physiology (basic principles), applied physiology and physiology of respiratory disease is retained Use of clear, simple diagrams to illustrate the material. Duplication of US and rest-of-the-world units References to recent research material to allow readers to explore topics in more depth
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Elsevier's Integrated Physiology E-Book

Author: Robert G. Carroll

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323082912

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Each title in the new Integrated series focuses on the core knowledge in a specific basic science discipline, while linking that information to related concepts from other disciplines. Case-based questions at the end of each chapter enable you to gauge your mastery of the material, and a color-coded format allows you to quickly find the specific guidance you need. Bonus STUDENT CONSULT access - included with the text - allows you to conveniently access the book's content online · clip content to your handheld device · link to content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · and more! These concise and user-friendly references provide crucial guidance for the early years of medical training, as well as for exam preparation. Includes case-based questions at the end of each chapter Features a colour-coded format to facilitate quick reference and promote effective retention Offers access to STUDENT CONSULT! At www.studentconsult.com, you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable · "Integration Links" to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · content clipping for handheld devices · an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources · and much more!
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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book

Author: Jane Coad,Melvyn Dunstall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702045934

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 8696

Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.
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