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Principles of Human Physiology, 5th Edition

By Cindy L. Stanfield

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 15, 2012


Principles of Human Physiology, Fifth Edition integrates clinical connections and stimulating critical thinking questions in a clear and engaging visual presentation that makes it easy for you to learn, understand, and apply key physiological processes. The new Fifth Edition includes even more assessment questions and dynamic new features including new Focus on Diabetes boxes, Health Facts and Functional Facts margin icons, consistent attention to clinical connections, and a revitalized art program that enable you to focus your attention on the most important concepts. 


Note: This is a standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below:


0321810147 / 9780321810144 Principles of Human Physiology Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of:   

0321819349 / 9780321819345 Principles of Human Physiology

0321842162 / 9780321842169 MasteringA&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Principles of Human Physiology

0805361170 / 9780805361179 Interactive Physiology 10-System Suite CD-ROM (component)




Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Physiology

2. The Cell: Structure and Function

3. Cell Metabolism

4. Cell Membrane Transport

5. Chemical Messengers

6. The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Hormone Actions

7. Nerve Cells and Electrical Signaling

8. Synaptic Transmission and Neural Integration

9. The Nervous System: Central Nervous System

10. The Nervous System: Sensory Systems

11. The Nervous System: Autonomic and Motor Systems

12. Muscle Physiology

13. The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function

14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

15. The Cardiovascular System: Blood

16. The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Ventilation

17. The Respiratory System: Gas Exchange and the Regulation of Breathing

18. The Urinary System: Renal Function

19. The Urinary System: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

20. The Gastrointestinal System

21. The Endocrine System: Regulation of Energy Metabolism and Growth

22. The Reproductive System

23. The Immune System

24. Diabetes Mellitus