Physiology

Physiology Author Linda S. Costanzo
ISBN-10 9781437722246
Release 2009-12-04
Pages 512
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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.



Physiology

Physiology Author Linda S. Costanzo
ISBN-10 145570847X
Release 2013
Pages 502
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Clear, consistent, and user-friendly, the updated edition of Physiology, by renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo, offers a comprehensive overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels. It presents information in a short, simple, and focused manner, making it an ideal combination textbook and review guide for the USMLE Step 1. You'll grasp all the essential and relevant physiology knowledge you need for absolute success in school and on your exams! Build a strong understanding of 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.\ Grasp physiology principles with absolute clarity through step-by-step explanations, easy-to-follow diagrams, and a full-color design, in addition to physiology equations and sample problems integrated throughout the text. Effortlessly study important points and reinforce your understanding of physiology with the help of chapter summaries and review questions. Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including an image bank, 8 animations, "Ask the Author" section, and FAQs. Master the latest physiology concepts with expanded coverage on electrochemical driving forces across cell membranes; the cellular mechanisms in smooth muscle; second messengers (including JAK-Stat pathway); the effects of AII, PGs, NSAIDs on RPF, GFR, filtration fraction, and proximal reabsorption; and local reflexes involved in peristalsis. Reinforce your understanding of key content with the help of additional questions at the end of each chapter offered in an open-ended, problem-solving format.



Physiology Cases and Problems

Physiology Cases and Problems Author Linda Costanzo
ISBN-10 9781451120615
Release 2012-08-15
Pages 368
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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 Physiology Updated Edition

Berne   Levy Physiology  Updated Edition Author Bruce M. Koeppen
ISBN-10 9780323080309
Release 2009-12-11
Pages 848
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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.



Elsevier s Integrated Pathology

Elsevier s Integrated Pathology Author Thomas Charles King
ISBN-10 0323043283
Release 2007
Pages 382
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Each title in the new Integrated series focuses on the core knowledge in a specific basic science discipline, while linking that information to related concepts from other disciplines. Case-based questions at the end of each chapter enable you to gauge your mastery of the material, and a color-coded format allows you to quickly find the specific guidance you need. Bonus STUDENT CONSULT access - included with the text - allows you to conveniently access the book's content online · clip content to your handheld device · link to content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · and more! These concise and user-friendly references provide crucial guidance for the early years of medical training, as well as for exam preparation. Includes case-based questions at the end of each chapter Features a colour-coded format to facilitate quick reference and promote effective retention Offers access to STUDENT CONSULT! At www.studentconsult.com, you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable · "Integration Links" to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · content clipping for handheld devices · an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources · and much more!



Medical Biochemistry

Medical Biochemistry Author John Baynes
ISBN-10 9780323074360
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 712
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Medical Biochemistry combines basic science and clinical medicine in a thorough yet accessible, easy-to-read format, and this new edition reflects the latest information on genetic and molecular biology. A new chapter and additional online case studies cover new areas in the field and help clarify difficult concepts. You’ll still get the dynamic, full-color design that makes this biochemistry textbook such an effective resource - complete with case histories, advanced concept boxes, and color illustrations. And, as a Student Consult title, it is fully searchable online with a unique image library, case studies, USMLE-style questions, and online note-taking to enhance your learning experience. Demonstrates the relevance of biochemistry to practice through Clinical Boxes integrated into the text. Provides in-depth coverage of important topics in Advanced Concept Boxes on recent research and more. Explains difficult concepts by working through online case studies that help you apply basic knowledge to clinical practice. Presents the most common lab tests in Clinical Test Boxes that makes referencing and reviewing quick and easy. Offers Active Learning Boxes to allow you to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter and improve retention. Features a new chapter on Genome, Proteome and Metabolome for the latest coverage of these new areas in biochemistry, as well as one on Carbohydrates and Lipids. Includes expanded material on molecular biology to present the nuances of the subject and address those questions that arise during research. Presents 25 additional Case Studies and MCQ’s online with questions and answers that reinforce the material covered.



Elsevier s Integrated Review Pharmacology

Elsevier s Integrated Review Pharmacology Author Mark Kester
ISBN-10 9780323074452
Release 2011-11-30
Pages 245
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Rev. ed. of: Elsevier's integrated pharmacology / Mark Kester ... [et al.]. c2007.



Rang Dale s Pharmacology

Rang   Dale s Pharmacology Author Humphrey P. Rang
ISBN-10 9780702045042
Release 2011-04-14
Pages 792
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Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology provides you with all the knowledge you need to get through your pharmacology course and beyond. Drs. Humphrey P. Rang, Maureen M. Dale, James M. Ritter, Rod Flower, and Graeme Henderson present a clear and accessible approach to the analysis of therapeutic agents at the cellular and molecular level through detailed diagrams, full-color illustrations, and pedagogical features. Find and cross-reference information quickly using a color-coded layout that makes navigation easy. Effectively understand and review key concepts through detailed diagrams and full-color illustrations that clarify even the most complex concepts. Reinforce your learning with key points boxes and clinical uses boxes that highlight crucial information and clinical applications. Apply current best practices and clinical applications through thoroughly updated and revised drug information. Stay current with the latest developments in the field thanks to major updates in chapters such as How Drugs Act; Amino Acid Transmitters; Analgesic Drugs; Antidepressant Drugs; and Drug Addiction, Dependence & Abuse. Tap into comprehensive content tailored to your courses with new and reorganized chapters on Host Defense; Inflammatory Mediators; Pharmacogenetics, Pharmacogenomics & Personalized Medicine; Hydroxytoptomine & The Pharmacy of Migraine; and Purines.



Color Textbook of Histology

Color Textbook of Histology Author Leslie P. Gartner
ISBN-10 9781437700817
Release 2006-11-24
Pages 592
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Concise, current, and richly illustrated, this one-of-a-kind text encompasses cellular and molecular biological concepts as well as classical morphology to present histology from a functional perspective. A wealth of superb illustrations - including light and electron micrographs as well as schematic diagrams and three-dimensional drawings - make all concepts easy to understand, and clinical correlations underscore the practical relevance of the material. Helpful tables and summary statements summarize vital information at a glance. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Features an abundance of illustrations, including micrographs, diagrams, drawings, and tables that clarify essential information. Provides clinical considerations in each chapter when appropriate. Key terms are bold face and chapter summaries alert students to important content. Provides a comprehensive cross-referenced index for easy location of needed information. Contains a set of PowerPointTM slides on CD-ROM, prepared by the authors, that offers you a convenient way to review the most essential information from the text. Offers more light micrographs and electron micrographs than ever before - with an increased number of labels in each micrograph to completely identify all of the features represented. Provides an increased focus on molecular biology. Delivers more clinical correlations throughout to more thoroughly demonstrate clinical implications. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media copntent is not included.



Clinical Dermatology E Book

Clinical Dermatology E Book Author Thomas P. Habif
ISBN-10 9780323266079
Release 2015-04-23
Pages 1064
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Identify, treat, and manage the full range of skin diseases with guidance from Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy – the world’s leading dermatology manual. Clean formatting, easy indexing, and exceptional color images make this an indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of dermatologic care. Presents outstanding photographs for virtually every common skin disorder. Organizes disease information with a Disorders Index on the inside front cover, allowing for quick access to specific guidance, and a brand new Regional Diagnosis Atlas in chapter 1. Uses a consistent format in every chapter to present information in a logical, easy-reference fashion. Make rapid, confident decisions on diagnosis and treatment by comparing your clinical findings to over 1,000 of the highest quality color images—including hundreds of original, never-before-published photographs—depicting virtually any skin condition. Apply the newest developments in diagnosis and treatment thanks to thorough updates throughout including an extensive section on the management of acne, eczema, and psoriasis as well as expanded coverage of arthropod disease. Prescribe effective dermatologic treatment with an expanded formulary to the most commonly used drugs; detailed guidance on the use of antibiotics; and the inclusion of the latest drug treatment options. Quickly access vital, up-to-date information from new tables throughout summarizing "need to know" diagnostic and therapeutic evidence.



Concise Histology

Concise Histology Author Leslie P. Gartner
ISBN-10 9781437735796
Release 2010-07-20
Pages 352
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CONCISE HISTOLOGY, by Leslie P. Gartner, PhD and James L. Hiatt, PhD, thoroughly reviews all the histology knowledge required for the USMLE Step 1 in an easy-access outline format. Designed for students who need to learn a large amount of material in a limited time, it presents key information in a readable, concise manner, accompanied by full-color illustrations that clarify complex concepts. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Efficiently absorb each topic through a self-contained two-page spread: one page of concise text, and a corresponding page of carefully selected, full-color illustrations – mostly from Gartner & Hiatt’s Color Textbook of Histology 3rd Edition. Access the full text online at studentconsult.com, and test your knowledge with an online testing centre providing students with class style tests using electron and photomicrographs, cross referenced to the corresponding sections of the textbook. See the relevance of histology to the practice of medicine with the aid of clinical consideration boxes interspersed throughout the text. Gain a rich and accurate understanding of histology thanks to the expertise and skillful teaching style of bestselling authors Drs. Gartner and Hiatt.



Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Cellular and Molecular Immunology Author Abul K. Abbas
ISBN-10 9780323286459
Release 2014-08-22
Pages 544
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Popular for its highly visual, straightforward approach, Cellular and Molecular Immunology delivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field. Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai present key updates in this new edition to cover the latest developments in antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more. With additional online features, this is an ideal resource for medical, graduate and undergraduate students of immunology who need a clear, introductory text for immunology courses. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of immunology through a clear overview of immunology with a distinct focus on the management of human disease. Visualize immunologic processes more effectively. Meticulously developed and updated illustrations, 3-dimensional art, and all-new animations provide a detailed, visual description of the key immunologic and molecular processes. Grasp the details of experimental observations that form the basis for the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole-organism levels and draw the appropriate conclusions. Find information more quickly and easily through an organized chapter structure and a more logical flow of material. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about immunology and molecular biology through extensive updates that cover cytokines, innate immunity, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, signaling, costimulation, and more. Benefit from numerous new figures and tables that facilitate easier retention of the material; quick summaries of each chapter; and nearly 400 illustrations that clarify key concepts.



Respiratory Physiology

Respiratory Physiology Author John Burnard West
ISBN-10 9781609136406
Release 2012
Pages 200
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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



Medical Physiology A Systems Approach

Medical Physiology  A Systems Approach Author Hershel Raff
ISBN-10 0071766634
Release 2011-03-22
Pages 786
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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.



Physiology E Book

Physiology E Book Author Linda S. Costanzo
ISBN-10 9780323511896
Release 2017-03-15
Pages 540
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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



Medical Physiology

Medical Physiology Author Walter F. Boron
ISBN-10 0808924494
Release 2012
Pages 1337
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"The updated 2nd edition of this accessible and in-depth resource firmly relates molecular and cellular biology to the study of human physiology and disease. Leading physiologists present you with practical, accurate coverage, continually emphasizing the clinical implications of the material. Each chapter explains the principles and organization of each body system, while more than 800 high-quality, full-color line drawings and prominently featured clinical examples clarify every concept. This exceptionally detailed and comprehensive guide to physiology is ideal for a rich, straightforward, state-of-the-art understanding of this essential subject. Content: Provides clinical examples of disordered physiology in prominent boxes throughout the text for at-a-glance access to important content ; Clarifies concepts with the use of 800 color drawings that feature balloon captions explaining key processes ; Presents material in a consistent style to make the text readable and easy to understand ; Offers a practical organization by body system for an intuitive and accessible approach to physiology ; Features access to the complete contents of the book online, plus a full image collection, animations, 150 review questions, and supplemental web notes for more detailed information ; Keeps you current with updated material, including a new chapter on Physiology of Aging and a new section on hemostasis ; Offers the latest visual guidance with a revised and updated art program."--Books.google.com.



Robbins Basic Pathology

Robbins Basic Pathology Author Vinay Kumar
ISBN-10 9781437717815
Release 2012
Pages 910
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This medical textbook's unbeatable author team helps you efficiently master the core concepts you need to know for your courses and USMLE exams. New interior design with a more modern look. Artwork revised and updated for a more modern look and more three-dimensional feel. Targeted Therapy boxes included - provides clinical information on appropriate therapy related to the disease under discussion. All photomicrographs and gross photos reviewed and improved to ensure excellent quality.