Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function / Edition 13

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Overview

Eric Widmaier (Boston University), Hershel Raff (Medical College of Wisconsin), and Kevin Strang (University of Wisconsin) have taken on the challenge of maintaining the strengths and reputation of Vander&#39s Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function. Moving beyond the listing of mere facts, it stresses the causal chains of events that constitute the mechanisms of body function. The fundamental purpose of this textbook is to present the principles and facts of human physiology in a format that is suitable for undergraduates regardless of academic background or field of study.

Vander&#39s Human Physiology, thirteenth edition, carries on the tradition of clarity and accuracy, while refining and updating the content to meet the needs of today&#39s instructors and students. The thirteenth edition features a streamlined, clinically oriented focus to the study of human body systems. It has also responded to reviewer requests for more clinical applications. Physiology Inquiries are maintained throughout the chapters. These critical-thinking questions associated with figures are just one more opportunity to add to the student&#39s learning experience.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073378305
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 3/29/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 800
  • Sales rank: 112,925
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Eric P. Widmaier received his Ph.D. in 1984 in Endocrinology from the University of California at San Francisco. His postdoctoral training was in endocrinology and physiology at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, and The Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA. He is currently Professor of Biology at Boston University.

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  • Posted October 5, 2014

    Very readable.

    This is an excellent text for anyone taking an introductory human physiology course. It is very readable. It has excellent illustrations and provides a very good review of the physics and chemistry needed to understand physiology.

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