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Berne & Levy principles of physiology

Author: Matthew N Levy; Robert M Berne; Bruce M Koeppen; Bruce A Stanton
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Here's a succinct, up-to-date summary of the physiological processes that take place in the human body, written in a straightforward and easy-to-understand manner. Derived from Berne et al.'s more lengthy text, Physiology, 5th Edition, it concisely and efficiently covers all of the most need-to-know concepts in the field. Updates include discussions of how the most recent findings in molecular biology and genetics  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berne & Levy principles of physiology.
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, 2006
(DLC) 2004065640
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew N Levy; Robert M Berne; Bruce M Koeppen; Bruce A Stanton
ISBN: 9780323031950 0323031951 9780323064576 0323064574
OCLC Number: 771939486
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 818 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I. Cell Physiology --
Howard C. Kutchai --
1. Cellular Membranes and Transmembrane Transport of Solutes and Water --
2. Ionic Equilibria and Resting Membrane Potentials --
3. Generation and Conduction of Action Potentials --
4. Synaptic Transmission --
5. Membrane Receptors, Second Messengers, and Signal-Transduction Pathways --
II. Nervous System --
William D. Willis, Jr. --
6. Cellular Organization --
7. General Sensory System --
8. Special Senses --
9. Motor System --
10. Autonomic Nervous System and Its Control --
11. Higher Functions of the Nervous System --
III. Muscle --
James Watras --
12. Skeletal Muscle --
13. Cardiac Muscle --
14. Smooth Muscle --
IV. Cardiovascular System --
Matthew N. Levy and Achilles Pappano --
15. Overview of the Circulation, Blood, and Hemostasis --
16. Electrical Activity of the Heart --
17. Natural Excitation of the Heart --
18. Cardiac Pump --
19. Regulation of the Heartbeat --
20. Hemodynamics --
21. Arterial System --
22. Microcirculation and Lymphatics --
23. Peripheral Circulation and Its Control --
24. Control of Cardiac Output. Coupling of the Heart and Blood Vessels --
25. Special Circulations --
26. Interplay of Central and Peripheral Factors in Control of the Circulation --
V. Respiratory System --
Michelle M. Cloutier and Roger S. Thrall --
27. Overview of the Respiratory System --
28. Mechanical Properties of the Lung and Chest Wall --
29. Ventilation, Perfusion, and Their Relationship --
30. Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport --
31. Control of Respiration --
32. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung --
VI. Digestive System --
Howard C. Kutchai --
33. Motility of the Gastrointestinal Tract --
34. Gastrointestinal Secretions --
35. Digestion and Absorption --
VII. Renal System --
Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton --
36. Elements of Renal Function --
37. Solute and Water Transport Along the Nephron. Tubular Function --
38. Control of Body Fluid Osmolality and Extracellular Fluid Volume --
39. Potassium, Calcium, and Phosphate Homeostasis --
40. Role of the Kidneys in Acid-Base Balance --
VIII. Endocrine System --
Saul M. Genuth --
41. General Principles of Endocrine Physiology --
42. Whole-Body Metabolism --
43. Hormones of the Pancreatic Islets --
44. Endocrine Regulation of the Metabolism of Calcium and Phosphate --
45. Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland --
46. Thyroid Gland --
47. Adrenal Cortex --
48. Adrenal Medulla --
49. Overview of Reproductive Function --
50. Male Reproduction --
51. Female Reproduction --
Answers to Case Studies --
Index. pt. 1: Cell physiology --
pt. 2: Nervous system --
pt. 3: Muscle --
pt. 4: Cardiovascular system --
pt. 5: Respiratory system --
pt. 6: Digestive system --
pt. 7: Renal system --
pt. 8: Endocrine system.
Other Titles: Berne and Levy principles of physiology
Principles of physiology
Responsibility: [editors] Matthew N. Levy, Bruce M. Koeppen, Bruce A. Stanton.


Provides a summary of the physiological processes that take place in the human body. Derived from Berne et al's "Physiology, 5th Edition", this title covers many of the concepts in the field. It also  Read more...


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