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Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach
Key Benefit: "Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach "broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. The newly revised Fifth Edition has been significantly updated throughout and features substantially revised art and Running Problems in the book and on the reader Companion Webs ...more
Hardcover, 992 pages
Published October 7th 2009 by Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
(first published 1997)
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excellent book, although i read it as a course material i learnt greatly from the book. The author has done a wonderful job making the book easy to understand yet grasp all the details and terms required for a physiology class. Highly Recommend the book - the CD is great as well!
This book is so good at laying things out clearly for a subject that is highly complex and dynamic. Although the book lacks a bit of the integration that is required for a discipline like Physiology, it gives the basic outline of how Physiology should be approached, mastered, and reviewed for better understanding (and grades haha). It also has VERY helpful images and diagrams that help to think through the material when the text isn't making sense. I would recommend this book to anyone taking an ...more
A very good book with interesting case studies spread throughout each chapter. The language was easy, the explanations were thorough and overall it was readable. My only complaint is that it had a LOT of detail, but maybe it was written for a course that covered things in more depth than mine did. A lot of the time I skimmed over sections because there was just so much that I didn't need. Overall a good book.
Not my favorite class ever but that's what happens when you take something hard senior year. Also, I did not have and still do not have a desire to study any sort of medicine and this was directed towards future doctors.