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Essentials of Human Physiology for Pharmacy

2nd Edition

By Laurie Kelly McCorry


520 pages

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A firm grasp of the functions of living organisms is one of the most important prerequisites to pharmacy study. The long-awaited second edition of Essentials of Human Physiology presents concepts in physiology in a way that prepares students for their subsequent study of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.


Table of Contents

�Physiology and the Concept of Homeostasis. Plasma Membrane. Membrane Potential. Electrical Signals. Synaptic Transmission. The Nervous System.The Spinal Cord. Pain. The Automatic Nervous System. The Endocrine System. The Reproductive System. Skeletal Muscle. Smooth Muscle. Cardiac Physiology. Cardiac Output. The Circulatory System. Blood and Hemostasis. The Immune System. The Respiratory System. The Digestive System. The Renal System.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MEDICAL / Pharmacy