Author: Linda S. Costanzo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437722246
Release Date: 2009-12-04
Genre: Medical

Physiology is a comprehensive presentation of core physiologic concepts with a focus on mechanisms. Renowned physiology instructor Linda S. Costanzo covers important concepts in the field, both at the organ system and cellular levels. Easy to read and user-friendly, the revised fourth edition stresses essential and relevant content with absolute clarity and includes concise step-by-step explanations complemented by numerous tables and abundant illustrations. It provides information on the underlying principles of cellular physiology, the autonomic nervous system, and neurophysiology, as well as the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive organ systems. This book is ideal as both a textbook and as a review guide for the boards. Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles. Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text. Presents chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points. Contains boxed Clinical Physiology Cases to provide you with more clinical examples and a more thorough understanding of application. Provides questions at the end of each chapter for an extensive review of the material and to reinforce your understanding and retention. Offers a full-color design and all full-color illustrations throughout. Features increased coverage of pathophysiology in the neurophysiology, gastrointestinal, renal, acid-base, and endocrine chapters to emphasize this important component of the USMLE exam. Incorporates further practice in solving physiology equations through the inclusion of additional problem-solving questions throughout the text.

Netter s Essential Physiology E Book

Author: Susan Mulroney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323375849
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Medical

Grasp key concepts quickly with the visual, concise, and clinical approach to physiology found in this second edition of Netter’s Essential Physiology. Lucid prose combines with classic Netter art, clinical correlations, "light bulb" side notes, end-of-chapter questions, and brand-new videos to ensure a complete understanding of these complex concepts. Logically written and highly readable, it's ideal for a basic understanding of physiology, as an overview of the subject, or as a supplement to lectures. You may also be interested in: Netter’s Physiology Flash Cards: ISBN 978-0-323-35954-2, the companion flash cards to this book. Beautifully clear drawings and diagrams from the Netter collection illustrate key concepts and further your visual understanding of the subject. Self-assessment review questions at the end of each chapter serve to expedite study. A brand-new chapter on blood provides increased coverage of immunology. Additional "light bulb" boxes highlight interesting memorable details or examples providing enhanced context. A greater number of clinical correlations integrate pathophysiology into the content.

Berne Levy Physiology Updated Edition

Author: Bruce M. Koeppen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323080309
Release Date: 2009-12-11
Genre: Medical

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.

Medical Biochemistry E Book

Author: John Baynes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455745814
Release Date: 2014-01-24
Genre: Medical

Brought to you in a thorough yet accessible manner, the new edition of Medical Biochemistry gives access to all of the latest information on basic and clinically focused genetic and molecular biology. Featuring a team of contributors that includes investigators involved in cutting-edge research as well as experienced clinicians, this updated medical textbook offers a unique combination of both research and practice that's ideal for today's problem-based integrated courses. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Relate biochemistry to everyday practice with the help of Clinical Boxes integrated into the text, and access in-depth coverage of important topics - including recent research in biochemistry - through Advanced Concept Boxes. Test your knowledge and improve retention with Active Learning Boxes at the conclusion of each chapter, and quickly review the most common lab tests performed with convenient Clinical Test Boxes. Effectively study the most updated information in biochemistry with the help of a dynamic, full-color design. Better understand the relationship between science and clinical practice with material organized by organ rather than system. Gain a thorough understanding of biomarkers and their uses with brand-new information on the subject. Access today's most recent research regarding Gene Therapy, Proteomics and Recombinant DNA Techniques, Role of Kidney in Metabolism, and Neurochemistry.

Physiology Cases and Problems

Author: Linda Costanzo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451120615
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Medical

This collection of 62 cases covers the clinically relevant physiology topics that first- and second-year medical students need to know for a first-year physiology course and for USMLE step 1.

Berne Levy Principles of Physiology

Author: Matthew N. Levy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323064576
Release Date: 2005-09-09
Genre: Medical

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 affect our knowledge of physiology. A wealth of case examples, full-color artwork, review questions with answers, and boxes, tables, and graphs help readers to easily and thoroughly master the material. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in print and online! Perform rapid searches. Integrate bonus content from other disciplines. Download text to your handheld device. And a lot more. Each STUDENT CONSULT title comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, USMLE style questions, and online note-taking to enhance your learning experience. Provides shaded "clinical boxes" to demonstrate abstract concepts' relevance to human physiological phenomena. Offers case examples that show how physiological processes respond to various stimuli or to pathological processes. Delivers hundreds of full-color illustrations that make complex physiological principles easy to grasp quickly. Includes abundant graphs, figures, and tables that display information at a glance. Presents review questions and answers that allow readers to evaluate their comprehension. Incorporates a great deal of new information on how new discoveries in molecular biology and genetics affect our understanding of human physiology. Includes access to — with the full text of the book online, integration links to relevant material from other STUDENT CONSULT texts, online self-assessment activities, a community center, and other valuable features.


Author: Edward F. Goljan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323023932
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

Publication designes to assist with the United States Medical Licensing Examination.

Medical Physiology A Systems Approach

Author: Hershel Raff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071766634
Release Date: 2011-03-22
Genre: Medical

A concise, clinically oriented overview of physiology Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach offers a succinct yet thorough overview of physiology along with an introduction to basic science principles and their relevance to the clinical expression of disease. The book reflects medical education’s increased emphasis on providing students with more clinically oriented content during their first two years of medical school and the importance of the essential concepts of pathophysiology. Focused and clearly written, Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach details the major physiological processes involved in both health and disease. Each chapter begins with a list of Objectives, includes Key Concepts, and ends with Study Questions designed to test your knowledge of major concepts covered in that chapter. Most chapters also include Clinical Correlations that reinforce the major physiological principles covered and illustrate their importance to understanding disease states.

Respiratory Physiology

Author: John Burnard West
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609136406
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations. Available online via thePoint, animations help to clarify particularly difficult concepts and provide a visual component for use during instruction or review. --NEW Presents rationales for all questions, as well as explanations for each answer choice --Provides 82 essential-to-know, multiple-choice review questions which appear at the end of each chapter --Features an Appendix of important equations --Supports learning through chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, as well as Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter --Includes online resources such as question bank, animations, and full text for students --Includes animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts

Physiology E Book

Author: Linda S. Costanzo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323511896
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Genre: Medical

Renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo’s friendly, logical, easy-to-follow writing style makes Physiology, 6th Edition ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Well-designed figures and tables provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations, and step-by-step explanations clarify challenging concepts. This full-color, manageably-sized text offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand. Information is presented in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams. Chapter summaries and "Challenge Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter provide an extensive review of the material and reinforce understanding and retention. Equations and sample problems are integrated throughout the text. NEW! More Clinical Physiology Case Boxes relate to pathophysiology for a clinical context

Review of Medical Physiology

Author: Edward G. Schneider
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: UOM:39015040064969
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Science

This review and study guide is designed for medical students who are using the Second Edition of Johnson's Essential Medical Physiology in their course work. The review book contains 1,000 questions based on the text, plus answers and discussions. Also included are 62 illustrative drawings, most of them selected from the text. Other user-friendly features include detailed outlines of the chapters of the text and boxed displays containing "hot topics" or "key facts" statements. Used in conjunction with Essential Medical Physiology, this review book will stimulate deeper engagement with the text, serve as a guide to key points, and refresh the student's memory before an exam.

Molecular Cell Biology

Author: Harvey Lodish
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0716776014
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Science

The sixth edition provides an authoritative and comprehensive vision of molecular biology today. It presents developments in cell birth, lineage and death, expanded coverage of signaling systems and of metabolism and movement of lipids.

Fundamentals of Medical Physiology

Author: Joel Michael
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9781604062755
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Medical

Fundamentals of Medical Physiology provides a concise, in-depth introduction by organ system to the principles of body function and uses emphasis on general models and clinical cases to foster mastery of these principles.Special features include: An emphasis on general models that underlie a number of recurring physiologic mechanisms -- for example, flow of substances and the factors that affect flow or energy formation and transformation -- to strengthen understanding Use of clinical cases -- developed, refined, and tested in the classroom over the past decade -- to test mastery of physiologic concepts Section-opening Patient Cases conclude with Some Things to Think About to help direct your study of the physiologic mechanisms of that organ system Chapter Questions ask you to apply what you have learned in that chapter to building an understanding of the case Answers to chapter questions allow you to check your understanding and direct further review A comprehensive Case Analysis with cause-and-effect diagrams reviews in detail the physiology behind the case Access via scratch-off code to all the cases in your book -- plus additional clinical cases -- with questions and answers and case analysis to enable convenient online review and testing Specifically, designed for the first- and second-year medical student, this innovative text -- ideal as a study aid for the USMLE -- provides the tools needed to learn and apply physiology to medical practice.

Medical Physiology

Author: Walter F. Boron
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1455743771
Release Date: 2016-05-05

For a comprehensive understanding of human physiology - from molecules to systems -turn to the latest edition of" Medical Physiology." This updated textbook is known for its unparalleled depth of information, equipping students with a solid foundation for a future in medicine and healthcare, and providing clinical and research professionals with a reliable go-to reference. Complex concepts are presented in a clear, concise, and logically organized format to further facilitate understanding and retention.

The Complete History and Physical Exam Guide

Author: Eric H. Hanson
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: UOM:39015056846374
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

Pocket-sized text offers detailed guidance on developing and refining history and physical examination skills for 28 medical specialities. Provides in-depth, ready-to-use questions covering all key potential health issues. Sample write-ups after each chapter are also included.