Long respected for its scientifically rigorous approach, this best-selling text now includes major updates to bring you all of the latest knowledge in the field. Honed and shortened to emphasize the core information needed by students of physiology today, it also features a new full-color design and all-new full-color artwork to enhance readability and enrich your comprehension of every concept. With access to the full contents online at Student Consult, this time-honored book delivers an in-depth understanding of physiology more powerfully and effectively than ever before.
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By Bruce M. Koeppen, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine & Physiology, Dean Academic Affairs & Education, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT and Bruce A. Stanton, PhD, Professor of Physiology, Department of Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
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