Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach with MasteringA&P / Edition 5

Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach with MasteringA&P / Edition 5

by Dee Unglaub Silverthorn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321769708

ISBN-13: 9780321769701

Pub. Date: 07/31/2011

Publisher: Pearson

Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The newly revised Fifth Edition has been significantly updated throughout and features substantially revised art and Running Problems in the book and on the student

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Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The newly revised Fifth Edition has been significantly updated throughout and features substantially revised art and Running Problems in the book and on the student Companion Website. Recognized as an extraordinary educator and active learning enthusiast, Dr. Silverthorn incorporates time-tested classroom techniques throughout the text and presents thorough, up-to-date coverage of new scientific discoveries, biotechnology techniques, and treatments of disorders.

Dr. Silverthorn also co-authored the accompanying Student Workbook and Instructor Manual, ensuring that these ancillaries reinforce the pedagogical approach of the text. The Fifth Edition includes access to MasteringA&P .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321769701
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/31/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(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, and 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. Digestion

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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