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Anatomy & physiology : the unity of form and function / Kenneth S. Saladin.

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Author/Creator:
Saladin, Kenneth S.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2000
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxiii, 1115 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.+ 1 CD-ROM
Title Variation:
Anatomy and physiology
Note:
Accompanied by: Clinical Applications Manual. 190 p. ; 28 cm. Includes index.
Contents:
  • A framework for human physiology. Part One Basic cell functions: chemical composition of the body-- cell structure-- protein activity and cellular metabolism-- genetic information and protein synthesis-- movement of molecules across cell membranes. Part Two Biological control systems: homeostatic mechanisms and cellular communication-- neural control mechanisms-- the sensory systems-- principles of hormonal control systems-- muscle-- control of body movement-- consciousness and behaviour. Part Three Co-ordinated body functions: circulation-- respiration-- the kidneys and regulation of water and inorganic ions-- the digestion and absorption of food-- regulation of organic metabolism, growth, and energy balance-- reproduction-- defense mechanisms of the body. Appendices: answers to thought questions-- English and metric units-- electrophysiology equations-- outline of exercise physiology.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Included Work:
Clinical Aplications Manual.
Subjects:
ISBN:
007290786X
9780072907865

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