ISBN-10:
0321810147
ISBN-13:
2900321810143
Pub. Date:
11/08/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
Principles of Human Physiology Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 5

Principles of Human Physiology Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 5

by Cindy L. Stanfield

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ISBN-13: 2900321810143
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 11/08/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Cindy Stanfield earned her Ph.D in physiology at the University of California at Davis. She teaches human physiology lecture and laboratory courses and neuroscience at the University of South Alabama (USA), and researches sensory modulation. She received the College of Allied Health Professions Excellence in Service Award in 2003 and the University of South Alabama Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2004. She also serves as the advisor for the health pre-professionals at USA. She is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Pain Society, and the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Physiology

2. The Cell: Structure and Function

3. Cell Metabolism

4. Cell Membrane Transport

5. Chemical Messengers

6. The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Hormone Actions

7. Nerve Cells and Electrical Signaling

8. Synaptic Transmission and Neural Integration

9. The Nervous System: Central Nervous System

10. The Nervous System: Sensory Systems

11. The Nervous System: Autonomic and Motor Systems

12. Muscle Physiology

13. The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function

14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

15. The Cardiovascular System: Blood

16. The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Ventilation

17. The Respiratory System: Gas Exchange and the Regulation of Breathing

18. The Urinary System: Renal Function

19. The Urinary System: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

20. The Gastrointestinal System

21: The Endocrine System. Regulation of Energy Metabolism and Growth

22. The Reproductive System

23. The Immune System

24. Diabetes Mellitus

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