Berne & Levy Physiology
Berne & Levy Physiology,
Edition 7
By Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD and Bruce A. Stanton, PhD

Publication Date : 30 Mar 2017

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Description

Berne & Levy Physiology has long been respected for its scientifically rigorous approach – one that leads to an in-depth understanding of the body’s dynamic processes. The long-awaited 7th Edition by Drs. Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton, continues this tradition of excellence with updated coverage and new features throughout. With integrated coverage of biophysics and neurophysiology, key experimental observations and examples, and full-color design and artwork, this mid-size text is "just right" for a complete understanding of this complex field.

Key Features

  • An organ system-based approach clearly describes all of the mechanisms that control and regulate bodily function.
  • Key experimental observations and examples provide a rich understanding of the body's dynamic processes.
  • Student Consult access allows you to view the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go, perform quick searches, tap into relevant bonus content from other Student Consult titles, test your understanding with USMLE-style review questions, add your own notes and bookmarks, and much more.

New Features

  • More "In the Clinic" and "At the Molecular Level" boxes help readers better understand and apply what they’ve learned.
  • New coverage includes expanded discussions of gut and lung microbiota,; the limbic system; the hypthalamus and control of food intake; cardiac and vascular function curves during exercise; new aspects of lipid absorption; GI and metabolic consequences of bariatric surgery, the role of innate lymphoid cells in defense of the respiratory system, molecular mechanisms in normal and pathological muscle contraction; arterial pulse changes with age and the ankle-brachial index; regulation of the blood-brain barrier and cerebral blood flow; the regulation of phosphate; and thyroid hormone mechanism of action.
  • Each chapter begins with an all-new bulleted list of questions and ends with key concepts covered in that chapter.
About the author
By Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD, Dean, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut and Bruce A. Stanton, PhD, Andrew C. Vail Professor, Microbiology, Immunology, and Physiology, Director of the Lung Biology Center, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire
Table of Contents

Section 1: Cellular Physiology

1. Principles of Cell and Membrane Function

2. Homeostasis: Volume and Composition of Body Fluid Compartments

3. Signal Transduction, Membrane Receptors, Second Messengers, and Regulation of Gene Expression

Section 2: The Nervous System

4. The Nervous System: Introduction to Cells and Systems

5. Generation and Conduction of Action Potentials

6. Synaptic Transmission

7. The Somatosensory System

8. The Special Senses

9. Organization of Motor Function

10. Higher Functions of the Nervous System

11. The Autonomic Nervous System and Its Central Control

Section 3: Muscle

12. Skeletal Muscle Physiology

13. Cardiac Muscle

14. Smooth Muscle

Section 4: The Cardiovascular System

15. Overview of Circulation

16. Elements of Cardiac Function

17. Properties of the Vasculature

18. Regulation of the Heart and Vasculature

19. Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System

Section 5: The Respiratory System

20. Structure and Function of the Respiratory System

21. Static Lung and Chest Wall Mechanics

22. Dynamic Lung and Chest Wall Mechanics

23. Ventilation (V.), Perfusion (Q.), and V./Q. Relationships

24. Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport

25. Control of Respiration

26. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung

Section 6: Gastrointestinal Physiology

27. Functional Anatomy and General Principles of Regulation in the Gastrointestinal Tract

28. The Cephalic, Oral, and Esophageal Phases of the Integrated Response to a Meal

29. The Gastric Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal

30. The Small Intestinal Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal

31. The Colonic Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal

32. Transport and Metabolic Functions of the Liver

Section 7: The Renal System

33. Elements of Renal Function

34. Solute and Water Transport along the Nephron: Tubular Function

35. Control of Body Fluid Osmolality and Volume

36. Potassium, Calcium, and Phosphate Homeostasis

37. Role of the Kidneys in the Regulation of Acid-Base Balance

Section 8: The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

38. Introduction to the Endocrine System

39. Hormonal Regulation of Energy Metabolism

40. Hormonal Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism

41. The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland

42. The Thyroid Gland

43. The Adrenal Glands

44. The Male and Female Reproductive Systems

Book Reviews

This physiology textbook will continue to be one of the standards for medical education for the foreseeable future." — The Physiologist, review of the previous edition

 

"This substantial American physiology text looks at everything from cells and the nervous system to muscles and the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal endocrine and reproductive systems...Overall, this is a source of reliable information on systems-based physiology."

Nursing Standard, April 2010

Book details
ISBN: 9780323393942
Page Count: 868
Illustrations: Approx. 975 illustrations (915 in full color)
Retail Price: €90.99