Fundamentals of Human Physiology

Fundamentals of Human Physiology

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Organized around the central theme of homeostasis, FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY is a carefully condensed version of Lauralee Sherwooda€™s HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS. It provides clear, current, concise, clinically oriented coverage of physiology. Many analogies and frequent references to everyday experiences help students relate to the physiology concepts presented. Offering helpful art and pedagogical features, Sherwood promotes understanding of the basic principles and concepts of physiology rather than memorization of details and provides a foundation for future careers in the health professions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Blood flow to the heart muscle cells is substantially reduced during systole for two reasons: (1) the contracting myocardium compresses the major branches of the coronary arteries and ... Atherosclerosis is characterized by plaques forming beneath the vessel lining within arterial walls. ... Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience .

Title:Fundamentals of Human Physiology
Author:Lauralee Sherwood
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01


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