Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach, Media Update / Edition 4

Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach, Media Update / Edition 4

by Dee Unglaub Silverthorn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321550889

ISBN-13: 9780321550880

Pub. Date: 04/02/2008

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Key Message:Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The new Fourth Edition, Media Update provides access to an expanded media package.

Key Topics: Introduction to Physiology, Molecular Interactions,

Overview

Key Message:Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The new Fourth Edition, Media Update provides access to an expanded media package.

Key Topics: Introduction to Physiology, Molecular Interactions, Compartmentation: Cells and Tissues, Energy and Cellular Metabolism, Membrane Dynamics, Communication, Integration, Homeostasis, Introduction to the Endocrine System, Neurons: Cellular and Network Properties, The Central Nervous System, Sensory Physiology, Efferent Division: Autonomic and Somatic Motor Control, Muscles, Integrative Physiology I: Control of Body Movement, Cardiovascular Physiology, Blood Flow and the Control of Blood Pressure, Blood, Mechanics of Breathing, Gas Exchange and Transport, The Kidneys, Integrative Physiology II: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Digestion, Energy Balance and Metabolism, Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism, The Immune System, Integrative Physiology III: Exercise, Reproduction and Development

Market: Intended for those interested in learning the basics of human physiology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321550880
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
04/02/2008
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
9.44(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

I: Basic Cell Processes: Integration and Coordination

1.    Introduction to Physiology

2.    Molecular Interactions

3.    Compartmentation: Cells and Tissues

4.    Energy and Cellular Metabolism

5.    Membrane Dynamics

6.    Communication, Integration, Homeostasis

II: Homeostasis and Control

 7. Introduction to the Endocrine System

 8. Neurons: Cellular and Network Properties

 9. The Central Nervous System

10. Sensory Physiology

11. Efferent Division: Autonomic and Somatic Motor Control

12. Muscles

13. Integrative Physiology I: Control of Body Movement

III: Integration of Function

14. Cardiovascular Physiology

15. Blood Flow and the Control of Blood Pressure

16. Blood

17. Mechanics of Breathing

18. Gas Exchange and Transport

19. The Kidneys

20. Integrative Physiology II: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

IV: Metabolism, Growth, and Aging

21. The Digestive System

22. Metabolism and Energy Balance

23. Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism

24. The Immune System

25. Integrative Physiology III: Exercise

26. Reproduction and Development

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