Publisher: Wikibooks 2013
Number of pages: 552
Human physiology is the study of the functioning of the normal body, and is responsible for describing how various systems of the human body work. This textbook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.
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by Walter Moore Coleman - MacMillan
Contents: The Skeleton; The Brain and Nerves; The Breathing; Hygiene of the Lungs; The Blood; Hygiene of the Circulation; Food; Digestion; Stimulants and Narcotics; How we Move; The Covering of the Body; The Special Senses; The Care of the Health.
by A. O. Osunderu - National Open University of Nigeria
Anatomy and physiology are closely integrated both theoretically and practically. Anatomical information provides clues about probable functions and physiological mechanisms can be explained only in terms of the underlying anatomy.
by Robert H. Bartlett - MPublishing
This review of concepts in critical care physiology focuses on monitoring and management, with content limited to discussion of four topics in integrative physiology (oxygen kinetics, fluid and electrolytes, host defences and metabolism / nutrition).
by Tobias M. Ntuli - InTech
This book introduces the subject of apoptosis to the uninitiated, looks at apoptosis in normal physiology during bone resorption under mechanical stress, and reviews apoptosis in a number of pathological conditions with an emphasis on cancer.