Offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand.
Presents information in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams.
Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles.
Contains new coverage of SARS CoV-2 physiology, renal handling of uric acid, delta/delta analysis is acid-base physiology, endolymph physiology, respiratory distress syndrome, compensatory bronchiolar constriction, and more.
Includes high-yield online features such as student FAQs with thorough explanations, animations, and video tutorials from Dr. Costanzo.
Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text.
Features chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points, boxed Clinical Physiology Cases for a more thorough understanding of application, and end-of-chapter questions to reinforce understanding and retention.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
2 Autonomic Nervous System
4 Cardiovascular Physiology
5 Respiratory Physiology
6 Renal Physiology
7 Acid-Base Physiology
8 Gastrointestinal Physiology
9 Endocrine Physiology
10 Reproductive Physiology
Appendix I Common Abbreviations and Symbols
Appendix II Normal Values and Constants
Challenge Yourself Answers
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