Physiology E Book

Author: Linda S. Costanzo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323511899
Format: PDF, Docs
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Renowned physiology instructor Dr. Linda Costanzo’s friendly, logical, easy-to-follow writing style makes Physiology, 6th Edition ideal for coursework and USMLE preparation. Well-designed figures and tables provide handy visuals for procedures or physiologic equations, and step-by-step explanations clarify challenging concepts. This full-color, manageably-sized text offers a comprehensive and consistent overview of core physiologic concepts at the organ system and cellular levels, making complex principles easy to understand. Information is presented in a short, simple, and focused manner – the perfect presentation for success in coursework and on exams. Chapter summaries and "Challenge Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter provide an extensive review of the material and reinforce understanding and retention. Equations and sample problems are integrated throughout the text. NEW! More Clinical Physiology Case Boxes relate to pathophysiology for a clinical context

Physiology Cases and Problems

Author: Linda Costanzo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451120613
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This collection of 62 cases covers the clinically relevant physiology topics that first- and second-year medical students need to know for a first-year physiology course and for USMLE step 1.

B R S Physiology Linda S Costanzo 6th Edition

Author: Wolter Kluwer
Publisher: Bukupedia
ISBN: 1451187955
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The subject matter of physiology is the foundation of the practice of medicine, and a firm grasp of its principles is essential for the physician. This book is intended to aid the student preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1. It is a concise review of key physiologic principles and is intended to help the student recall material taught during the first and second years of medical school. It is not intended to substitute for comprehensive textbooks or for course syllabi, although the student may find it a useful adjunct to physiology and pathophysiology courses. The material is organized by organ system into seven chapters. The first chapter reviews general principles of cellular physiology. The remaining six chapters review the major organ systems—neurophysiology, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and acid–base, gastrointestinal, and endocrine physiology. Difficult concepts are explained stepwise, concisely, and clearly, with appropriate illustrative examples and sample problems. Numerous clinical correlations are included so that the student can understand physiology in relation to medicine. An integrative approach is used, when possible, to demonstrate how the organ systems work together to maintain homeostasis. More than 130 full-color illustrations and flow diagrams and more than 50 tables help the student visualize the material quickly and aid in long-term retention. The inside front cover contains “Key Physiology Topics for USMLE Step 1.” The inside back cover contains “Key Physiology Equations for USMLE Step 1.” Questions reflecting the content and format of USMLE Step 1 are included at the end of each chapter and in a Comprehensive Examination at the end of the book. These questions, many with clinical relevance, require problem-solving skills rather than straight recall. Clear, concise explanations accompany the questions and guide the student through the correct steps of reasoning. The questions can be used as a pretest to identify areas of weakness or as a posttest to determine mastery. Special attention should be given to the Comprehensive Examination, because its questions integrate several areas of physiology and related concepts of pathophysiology and pharmacology. New to this edition: ■■ Addition of new full-color figures ■■ Updated organization and text ■■ Expanded coverage of cellular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and endocrine physiology ■■ Increased emphasis on pathophysiology Best of luck in your preparation for USMLE Step 1! Linda S. Costanzo, Ph.D. Preface

BRS Physiology

Author: Linda S. Costanzo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496367693
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The leading physiology book on the market, this bestselling title in the Board Review Series offers a concise, highly efficient review of all essential physiology concepts covered in the first and second year of medical school, as well as more than 350 clinical vignette-style multiple-choice questions to help students prepare for course exams and practice for the USMLE Step 1. Abundant illustrations, flow charts, and tables facilitate study. An interactive question bank on thePoint uses the same chapter and comprehensive exam questions from the book to provide interactive exam practice online. Students will appreciate the book’s comprehensive, yet efficient assistance in preparing for course exams as well as the USMLE Step 1. Instructors will welcome the masterful educational approach of Linda S. Costanzo, PhD, who excels in communicating complex physiology concepts in an accessible manner. A comprehensive image bank on thePoint makes preparing lecture slides a snap.

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies

Author: Erin Odya
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119345367
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology Get to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toe Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

Physician Assistant A Guide to Clinical Practice E Book

Author: Ruth Ballweg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145572310X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Prepare for every stage of your physician assistant career with Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice, 5th Edition - the one text that takes you from your PA coursework through clinical practice! Concise, easy to read, and highly visual, this all-in-one resource by Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, and Daniel Vetrosky delivers the current, practical guidance you need to know to succeed in any setting. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Master all the core competencies you need to know for certification or recertification. Navigate today's professional challenges with new chapters on NCCPA Specialty Recognition; Communication Issues; the Electronic Health Record; Patient Safety and Quality of Care; Population-Based Practice; and Physician Assistants and Supervision. Meet ARC-PA accreditation requirements with coverage of key topics such as Student Safety in Clinical Settings, Health Care Delivery Systems, Population-Based Practice, and Mass Casualties/Disasters. Keep up with the PA competencies that are endorsed by the AAPA, PAEA, NCCPA, and ARC-PA. Master key concepts and clinical applications thanks to a succinct, bulleted writing style; convenient tables; practical case studies; and clinical application questions throughout. Retain what you’ve learned and easily visualize every aspect of clinical practice with a new full-color design and illustrations throughout. Explore global options with expanded coverage of physician assistants in international medicine.

Rapid Review Physiology

Author: Thomas A. Brown
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323019910
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Get the most from your study time...and experience realistic USMLE simulation! These new additions to the Rapid Review Series - highly rated in the First Aid rankings - make it easy for you to master all of the basic science material covered on the USMLE Step 1 Exam. An outline format presents information in an accessible, conceptual manner. High-yield margin notes focus attention on the content most likely to be encountered on the actual USMLE. Figures and tables emphasize and encapsulate key information. Narrative boxes clearly illustrate clinical relevance. Summaries highlight the major topics covered in each chapter. Practice exams provide clinically oriented questions in current USMLE format. Another 250 USMLE-style questions for each title are available at www.studentconsult.com - mirroring the look and feel of the actual exam, and providing detailed feedback on which areas you may need to study more.

High yield Physiology

Author: Ronald W. Dudek
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781745871
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Part of the popular High-Yield™ Series, this new book features the essential concepts of human physiology presented in a concise, uncluttered fashion. High-Yield™ Physiology gives students what they need to prepare them for the physiology questions on USMLE Step 1. The information found in this text provides a comprehensive overview of physiology in a concentrated format and serves as a valuable resource for course and board review.