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Berne & Levy Physiology, Updated Edition Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition

by Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD and Bruce A. Stanton, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Berne & Levy Physiology, Updated Edition Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323278669
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $106.99
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Berne and Levy Physiology has long been respected for its scientifically rigorous approach and now includes major updates to bring you all of the latest knowledge in the field. Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton present a honed and shortened edition that emphasizes the core information needed by students of physiology today and features a full-color design and 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.

    • Describes all of the mechanisms that control and regulate bodily function using a clear and intuitive organ system-based approach.
    • Provides a rich understanding of the body's dynamic processes through key experimental observations and examples.
    • Includes Student Consult access to the complete and searchable contents of the book online, as well as relevant bonus content from other Student Consult titles, an image gallery, 10 physiology animations, and much more.
    • Features updated coverage throughout to expand your understanding of the most current trends in physiology and medicine, including the latest cellular and molecular knowledge.
    • Includes shaded boxes that highlight and explain important clinical and molecular information.
    • Presents new section editors who ensure that you are getting the freshest, most clinically relevant information available today.
    • Summarizes need-to-know information in each chapter with Key Points sections.
  • Section I: Cellular Physiology 1

    Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton

    1. Principles of Cell Function 3

    2. Homeostasis of Body Fluids 20

    3. Signal Transduction, Membrane Receptors, Second Messengers,

    and Regulation of Gene Expression 34

    Section II: The Nervous System 51

    Kalman Rubinson and Eric J. Lang

    4. The Nervous System: Introduction to Cells and Systems 53

    5. Generation and Conduction of Action Potentials 65

    6. Synaptic Transmission 82

    7. The Somatosensory System 105

    8. The Special Senses 123

    9. Organization of Motor Function 157

    10. Higher Functions of the Nervous System 201

    11. The Autonomic Nervous System and its Central Control 218

    Section III: Muscle 231

    James M. Watras

    12. Skeletal Muscle Physiology 233

    13. Cardiac Muscle 256

    14. Smooth Muscle 268

    Section IV: The Cardiovascular System 287

    Achilles J. Pappano

    15. Overview of Circulation 289

    16. Elements of Cardiac Function 292

    17. Properties of the Vasculature 330

    18. Regulation of the Heart and Vasculature 370

    19. Integrated Control of the Cardiovascular System 393

    Section V: The Respiratory System 415

    Michelle M. Cloutier and Roger S. Thrall

    20. Structure and Function of the Respiratory System 417

    21. Mechanical Properties of the Lung and Chest Wall: Static

    and Dynamic 430

    22. Ventilation (V), Perfusion (Q), and V/Q Relationships 444

    23. Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport 459

    24. Control of Respiration 468

    25. Nonrespiratory Functions of the Lung 477

    Section VI: Gastrointestinal Physiology 485

    Kim E. Barrett and Helen E. Raybould

    26. Functional Anatomy and General Principles of Regulation

    in the Gastrointestinal Tract 487

    27. The Cephalic, Oral, and Esophageal Phases of the Integrated

    Response to a Meal 496

    28. The Gastric Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal 504

    29. The Small Intestinal Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal 516

    30. The Colonic Phase of the Integrated Response to a Meal 533

    31. Transport and Metabolic Functions of the Liver 542

    Section VII: The Renal System 555

    Bruce A. Stanton and Bruce M. Koeppen

    32. Elements of Renal Function 557

    33. Solute and Water Transport along the Nephron:

    Tubular Function 578

    34. Control of Body Fluid Osmolality and Volume 594

    35. Potassium, Calcium, and Phosphate Homeostasis 619

    36. Role of the Kidneys in the Regulation of Acid-Base Balance 636

    Section VIII: The Endocrine and Reproductive

    Systems 651

    Bruce A. White

    37. Introduction to the Endocrine System 653

    38. Hormonal Regulation of Energy Metabolism 664

    39. Hormonal Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism 696

    40. The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland 706

    41. The Thyroid Gland 725

    42. The Adrenal Glands 738

    43. The Male and Female Reproductive Systems 758

    Index 799

  • 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
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