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Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function with ARIS By Eric Widmaier

Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function with ARIS by Eric Widmaier

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Focuses on the causal chains of events that constitute the mechanisms of body function. This book intends 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. It features a clinically oriented focus to the study of human body systems.

Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function with ARIS Summary

Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function with ARIS by Eric Widmaier

Eric Widmaier (Boston University), Hershel Raff (Medical College of Wisconsin), and Kevin Strang (University of Wisconsin) have taken on the challenge of maintaining the strengths and reputation of Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function. Moving beyond the listing of mere facts, it stressed the causal chains of events that constitute the mechanisms of body function. 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.

Vander's Human Physiology, 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. These critical-thinking questions are just one more opportunity to add to the student's learning experience.

About Eric Widmaier

Eric P. Widmaier received his Ph.D. in 1984 in Endocrinology from the University of California at San Francisco. His postdoctoral training was in endocrinology and physiology at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, and The Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA. He is currently Professor of Biology at Boston University.

Table of Contents

Homeostasis: A Framework for Human PhysiologyChemical Composition of the BodyCellular structure, proteins, and MetabolismMovement of Molecules Across Cell MembranesControl of Cells by Chemical MessengersNeuronal Signaling and the Structure of the Nervous System Sensory PhysiologyConsciousness, the Brain, and BehaviorMuscleControl of Body MovementThe Endocrine SystemCardiovascular PhysiologyRespiratory PhysiologyThe Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions The Digestion and Absorption of FoodRegulation of Organic Metabolism and Energy BalanceReproductionDefense Mechanisms of the BodyMedical Physiology: Integration Using Clinical Cases

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GOR009486884
9780077216092
0077216091
Vander's Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function with ARIS by Eric Widmaier
Used - Very Good
Hardback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2007-11-01
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