1st Edition

Essentials of Human Physiology and Pathophysiology for Pharmacy and Allied Health

ISBN 9780429260773
Published May 8, 2021 by Routledge
780 Pages

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Book Description

Combining two separate textbooks entitled Essentials of Human Physiology for Pharmacy and Essentials of Pathophysiology for Pharmacy into one cohesive volume, this new book seamlessly integrates material related to normal human physiology and pathophysiology into each chapter.

Chapters include:

  • Study objectives at the beginning of each chapter;
  • Summary tables, flow charts, diagrams, and key definitions;
  • Real life case studies to emphasize clinical application and stimulate student critical thinking;
  • An emphasis on the rationale for drug therapy;
  • Simple, straightforward language.

Written by authors with extensive teaching experience in the areas, Essentials of Human Physiology and Pathophysiology for Pharmacy and Allied Health is a concise learning instrument that will guide students in pharmacy and allied health programs.

Table of Contents

1. The Cell  2. Homeostasis  3. The Immune System  4. Inflammation  5. Blood and hemostasis  6. The Circulatory System  7. The Heart  8. The Respiratory System  9. The Digestive System  10. The Renal System  11. The Endocrine System  12. The Reproductive System  13. The Nervous System  14. The autonomic nervous system  15. Pain  16. Muscle  17. The Skeletal System  18. Cancer  19. HIV

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Laurie Kelly McCorry is Dean of Science, Engineering and Health Programs at Bunker Hill Community College, USA.

Martin Zdanowicz is Professor of Clinical and Associate Dean for Health Studies at the University of Miami, USA.