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Title Medical physiology : a cellular and molecular approach / [edited by] Walter F. Boron, Emile L. Boulpaep
Edition Updated second edition
Published Philadelphia : Saunders Elsevier, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 1337 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Section 1. Introduction -- section 2. Physiology of cells and molecules -- section 3. The nervous system -- section 4. The cardiovascular system -- section 5. The respiratory system -- section 6. The urinary system -- section 7. The gastrointestinal system -- section 8. The endocrine system -- section 9. The reproductive system -- section 10. Physiology of everyday life
Summary Medical Physiology, in its updated 2nd edition, firmly relates molecular and cellular biology to the study of human physiology and disease. Drs. Walter Boron and Emile Boulpaep and a team of leading physiologists present you with practical, accurate coverage, continually emphasizing the clinical implications of the material. Each chapter explains the principles and organization of each body system, while more than 1400 high-quality, full-color line drawings and prominently featured clinical examples clarify every concept. This exceptionally detailed and comprehensive guide to physiology is ideal for a rich, straightforward, state-of-the-art understanding of this essential subject. Quickly review important content using prominent boxes included throughout the text to provide clinical examples of disordered physiology. Master difficult concepts with the use of 800 color drawings that feature balloon captions explaining key processes. Find information easily with the intuitive organization by body system and consistent style
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Human physiology.
Cell Physiological Phenomena.
Form Electronic book
Author Boron, Walter F., editor of compilation
Boulpaep, Emile L., editor of compilation
ISBN 9781455711819 (electronic bk.)
1455711810 (electronic bk.)