Pocket Companion to Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology / Edition 11

Pocket Companion to Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology / Edition 11

by John E. Hall
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416002138

ISBN-13: 9781416002130

Pub. Date: 03/15/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new edition of this companion to Guyton & Hall's Textbook of Medical Physiology, 11th Edition delivers the salient points from the parent text in a manner that is ideal for rapid comprehension of the core concepts in the discipline. Small enough to fit in your pocket, you'll find concise, easy-to-reference physiology essentials wherever you are...whenever you

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The new edition of this companion to Guyton & Hall's Textbook of Medical Physiology, 11th Edition delivers the salient points from the parent text in a manner that is ideal for rapid comprehension of the core concepts in the discipline. Small enough to fit in your pocket, you'll find concise, easy-to-reference physiology essentials wherever you are...whenever you need it most.

• Follows the same organization and scope as the primary text to reinforce key principles.
• Provides fast access to essential information through concisely written text.
• Represents the ideal, portable source for easy-to-reference need-to-know concepts in physiology.
• Covers all of the major systems in the human body while emphasizing system interaction, homeostasis, and pathophysiology.

• Features Dr. John Hall as lead author, utilizing his many years of experience as co-author of both the Textbook of Medical Physiology, 11th Edition and two previous editions of the pocket companion.
• Incorporates all of the essential new science, with emphasis on system interaction, homeostasis, and the pathophysiology of all major body systems.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416002130
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Series:
Guyton Physiology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Physiology: The Cell and General Physiology

II. Membrane Physiology, Nerve, and Muscle

III. The Heart

IV. The Circulation

V. The Kidneys and Body Fluids

VI. Blood Cells, Immunity, and Blood Clotting

VII. Respiration

VIII. Aviation, Space, and Deep Sea Diving Physiology

IX. The Nervous System

A. General Principles and Sensory Physiology

X. The Nervous System

B. The Special Senses

XI. The Nervous System

C. Motor and Integrative Neurophysiology

XII. Gastrointestinal Physiology

XIII. Metabolism and Temperature Regulation

XIV. Endocrinology and Reproduction

XV. Sports Physiology

Index

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