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Berne & Levy Physiology, 6th Edition

92.21€ 78.38€
Desconto -15 %
ISBN - 9780323073622
Autor(es) - Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD and Bruce A. Stanton
Editora - Mosby
Ano de Edição - 2010
N º de Páginas - 848


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.

Key Features

•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.

New to this Edition

•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.

Table of Contents

Section I: Cellular Physiology 1
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
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
12. Skeletal Muscle Physiology 233
13. Cardiac Muscle 256
14. Smooth Muscle 268

Section IV: The Cardiovascular System 287
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
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
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
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
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