The new edition has been significantly revised to include an expanded problem section at the end of each chapter with more quantitative examples and some clinical problems where appropriate. The clinical physiology chapter is now broken into several short chapters.
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This human biology text covers the Human Physiology and Health GCSE syllabuses (NEAB and SEG) and is suitable for GNVQ Health and Social Care. It is written for post-16 students who may have struggled with science GCSEs, or are studying the subject with a particular vocational focus.
Organized around the central theme of homeostasis, FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY is a carefully condensed version of Lauralee Sherwood's HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS. It provides clear, current, concise, clinically oriented coverage of physiology. Many analogies and frequent references to everyday experiences help students relate to the physiology concepts presented. Offering helpful art and pedagogical features, Sherwood promotes understanding of the basic principles and concepts of physiology rather than memorization of details and provides a foundation for future careers in the health professions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
A colorful, highly illustrated textbook of human physiology aimed at medical and allied health students. Organized by systems, in line with the traditional way of teaching physiology followed in most courses, the book offers additional features that make it attractive to today's lecturers and students. The text is succinct, with emphasis on core knowledge, there are clinical application boxes throughout, and each section contains examples of applied physiology, to show how systems interact and are dependent on each other. There are also multiple choice questions (MCQs), with answers, at the end of each section.
Organized around the central theme of homeostasis, HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY helps students understand how each component of the course depends on the others and appreciate the integrated functioning of the human body. Author Lauralee Sherwood uses clear straightforward language, analogies, and frequent references to everyday experiences to help students learn and relate to the physiology concepts. The updated art program and new digital resources -- including robust 3D animations -- enable students to visualize important concepts and processes. By focusing on the core principles and sharing enthusiasm for the subject matter, Sherwood provides a solid foundation for future courses and careers in the health profession. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Co-written by author Dee Silverthorn, this student study guide is adapted from materials the author developed for her own class. Each chapter features a guided note-taking series of questions that allow students to learn the basics as they read. Assigning these questions as pre-class homework helps instructors free up class time for interactive learning activities. Other helpful study aids include try-it-yourself activities, quantitative and application-level review questions, chapter summaries, lab exercises, and reading lists.
Textbooks on human physiology abound. However, they are either basic in nature or are rigorous treatments written for medical and graduate students and exceed the level of detail that student pharmacists need. Putting important topics right at your fingertips, Essentials of Human Physiology for Pharmacy describes physiology with just the right amount of detail. The book begins with an overview of cell membrane physiology emphasizing nerve cell function. This is followed by a detailed discussion of the two major regulatory systems in the body, the nervous system and the endocrine system. The author provides in-depth discussions of the muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and renal systems. She focuses on how tissue and organ function is regulated in order to maintain homeostasis. Underlining the connection between the two disciplines, subsections separate from the actual text relate concepts in physiology to the practice of pharmacy. The clear, concise presentation of important principles and mechanisms, make the book an invaluable resource that you will refer to time and time again.
The fundamental purpose of this textbook is to present the principles and facts of human physiology in a format that is suitable for undergraduates regardless of academic background or field of study. The eleventh edition, carries on the tradition of clarity and accuracy, while refining and updating the content to meet the needs of today's instructors and students. The eleventh edition features a streamlined, clinically oriented focus to the study of human body systems. It has also responded to reviewer requests for more clinical applications. Chapter 19 is new and contains three complete case studies. Physiology Inquiries have also been added to many figures throughout the chapters.
Quantitative Human Physiology: An Introduction is the first text to meet the needs of the undergraduate bioengineering student who is being exposed to physiology for the first time, but requires a more analytical/quantitative approach. This book explores how component behavior produces system behavior in physiological systems. Through text explanation, figures, and equations, it provides the engineering student with a basic understanding of physiological principles with an emphasis on quantitative aspects. Features a quantitative approach that includes physical and chemical principles Provides a more integrated approach from first principles, integrating anatomy, molecular biology, biochemistry and physiology Includes clinical applications relevant to the biomedical engineering student (TENS, cochlear implants, blood substitutes, etc.) Integrates labs and problem sets to provide opportunities for practice and assessment throughout the course NEW FOR THE SECOND EDITION Expansion of many sections to include relevant information Addition of many new figures and re-drawing of other figures to update our understanding and clarify difficult areas Substantial updating of the text to reflect newer research results Addition of several new appendices including statistics, nomenclature of transport carriers, and structural biology of important items such as the neuromuscular junction and calcium release unit Addition of new problems within the problem sets Addition of commentary to power point presentations