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Costanzo Physiology. Edition No. 7

  • ID: 5349924
  • Book
  • December 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
Through six highly regarded editions, students and instructors alike have come to appreciate Dr. Linda Costanzo's clear, helpful writing style, logical organization, and easy-to-follow presentation of a challenging and complex topic in medical education. Costanzo Physiology, 7th Edition, retains the step-by-step, to-the-point approach that makes this text ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Complex concepts are presented in a simple, easy-to-digest manner, and are accompanied by well-designed figures and tables that provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations. Fully updated throughout, this edition remains the students' choice for concise, clear instruction and a strong foundation in human physiology.
  • Offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand. 

  • Presents information in a short, simple, and focused manner - the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams. 

  • Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles. 

  • Contains new coverage of SARS CoV-2 physiology, renal handling of uric acid, delta/delta analysis is acid-base physiology, endolymph physiology, respiratory distress syndrome, compensatory bronchiolar constriction, and more. 

  • Includes high-yield online features such as student FAQs with thorough explanations, animations, and video tutorials from Dr. Costanzo. 

  • Integrates equations and sample problems throughout the text. 

  • Features chapter summaries for quick overviews of important points, boxed Clinical Physiology Cases for a more thorough understanding of application, and end-of-chapter questions to reinforce understanding and retention. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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1. Cellular Physiology 2. Autonomic Nervous System 3. Neurophysiology 4. Cardiovascular Physiology 5. Respiratory Physiology 6. Renal Physiology 7. Acid-Base Physiology 8. Gastrointestinal Physiology 9. Endocrine Physiology 10. Reproductive Physiology Appendix I Common Abbreviations and Symbols Appendix II Normal Values and Constants Challenge Yourself Answers
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Linda S. Costanzo Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia.
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