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Elsevier Health Sciences
Physiology / Edition 6

Physiology / Edition 6

by Linda S. Costanzo PhD
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Renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo’s friendly, logical, easy-to-follow writing style makes Physiology, 6th Edition ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Well-designed figures and tables provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations, and step-by-step explanations clarify challenging concepts. This full-color, manageably-sized text offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand.

• Information is presented in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams.

• Chapter summaries and "Challenge Yourself" questions
at the end of each chapter provide an extensive review of the material and reinforce understanding and retention.

• Equations and sample problems
are integrated throughout the text.

• Student Consult™ eBook version included with purchase
. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book as well as new materials (outlined above) designed to produce a more rounded learning experience.

• NEW! More Clinical Physiology Case Boxes
relate to pathophysiology for a clinical context.
• Student Consult access includes high-yield student FAQs with thorough explanations, animations, and NEW video tutorials from Dr. Costanzo.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323478816
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/22/2017
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 50,897
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Cellular Physiology

Chapter 2. Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 3. Neurophysiology

Chapter 4. Cardiovascular Physiology

Chapter 5. Respiratory Physiology

Chapter 6. Renal Physiology

Chapter 7. Acid-Base Physiology

Chapter 8. Gastrointestinal Physiology

Chapter 9. Endocrine Physiology

Chapter 10. Reproductive Physiology

Appendix I. Common Abbreviations and Symbols

Appendix II. Normal Values and Constants

Challenge Yourself Answers

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