Berne and Levy Physiology, 6th Edition

Berne and Levy Physiology, 6th Edition PDF

By Bruce M. Koeppen & Bruce A. Stanton

Berne and Levy Physiology, 6th Edition PDF is Long respected for its scientifically rigorous approach, this best-selling text now includes major updates to bring you all of the latest knowledge in the field. Honed and shortened to emphasize the core information needed by students of physiology today, it also features a new full-color design and all-new full-color artwork to enhance readability and enrich your comprehension of every concept. With access to the full contents online at Student Consult, this time-honored book delivers an in-depth understanding of physiology more powerfully and effectively than ever before.

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Table of Contents
  1. Principles of cell function
  2. Homeostasis of body fluids
  3. Signal transduction, membrane receptors, second messengers, and regulation of gene expression
  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
  12. Sketetal muscle physiology
  13. Cardiac muscle
  14. Smooth muscle
  15. Overview of circulation
  16. Elements of cardiac function
  17. Properties of the vasculature
  18. Regulaiton of the heart and vasculature
  19. Integrated control of the cardiovascular system
  20. Structure and function of the respiratory system
  21. Mechanical properties of the lung and chest wall: static and dynamic
  22. Ventilation (V̇), perfusion (Q̇), and V̇/Q̇ relationships
  23. Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
  24. Control of respiration
  25. Nonrespiratory functions of the lung
  26. Functional anatomy and general principles of regulation in the gastrointestinal tract
  27. The cephalic, oral, and esophageal phases of the integrated response to a meal
  28. The gastric phase of the integrated response to a meal
  29. The small intestinal phase of the integrated response to a meal
  30. The colonic phase of the integrated response to a meal
  31. Transport and metabolic functions of the liver
  32. Elements of renal function
  33. Solute and water transport along the nephron: tubular function
  34. Control of body fluid osmolality and volume
  35. Potassium, calcium, and phosphate homeostasis
  36. Role of the kidneys in the regulation of acid-base balance
  37. Introduction to the endocrine system
  38. Hormonal regulation of energy metabolism
  39. Hormonal regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism
  40. The hypothalamus and pituitary gland
  41. The thyroid gland
  42. The adrenal glands
  43. The male and female reproductive systems

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