Case Studies in Human Anatomy and Physiology

Case Studies in Human Anatomy and Physiology

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An excellent brief and concise ancillary resource, this book provides 39 thought-provoking case studies--three per major body system or topic--that utilize real-world data to stress relevancy. Topics covered include Cells/Tissues; Integumentary; Skeletal; Muscle; Neshow more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 216 x 279mm | 505g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130843121
  • 9780130843128

Table of contents

PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. How to Successfully Solve Case Studies in Human Anatomy and Physiology. CELLS/TISSUES. Cystic Fibrosis and Gene Therapy-Cell Types and Membrane Transport. Sickle Cell Anemia-Cell Types, Protein Structure and Protein Functions. The Pap Test-Cell Types, Cancer and Protein Function. INTEGUMENTARY. Skin Layers and Their Functions. Skin Layers, Transport, Subcutaneous Functions. Skin Injury and Repair, Inflammatory Response, Cellular Processes. SKELETAL. Osteoporosis, Bone Growth, Maintenance, Remodeling, and Hormones. Forensic Archaeology, Anatomy of the Major Bones, Sex and Age Differences. Ectopic Ossification, Bone Cells Involved, Hormonal Control, Calcium Metabolism. MUSCLE. Muscle Metabolism and Muscle Fiber Types. Muscle Dysgenesis-Neuromuscular Junction, Excitation-Contraction Coupling. Generating Force-Contractile Properties of Muscle Fibers and Muscle Fiber Types. NERVOUS. Parkinson's Disease, Central Motor Control Pathways, and Neurotransmitters. Location of Cerebral Motor and Sensory Function and Cerebral Blood Flow. Anatomy and Physiology of Spinal Nerves, Spinal Reflexes. ENDOCRINE. Adrenal Carcinoma-Adrenal Function and Hormonal Action. Hormone Action/Interactions, Control of Metabolism. GAS-Autonomic Nervous System and Endocrine System Response to Stress. CARDIOVASCULAR. Myocardial Infarction-Conduction System and Cardiac Vasculature. Heart Failure-Cardiovascular Dynamics. Artificial Blood-Whole Blood Substitutes and the Properties of Blood. IMMUNOLOGY. Allergy, Inflammation and Humoral Responses, Cardiovascular-Respiratory System. Lyme Disease-Cytokines and Cell-Mediated Response. Stress on the Immune System, Nonspecific and Specific Responses. RESPIRATORY. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Lung Volumes and External Respiration. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Oxygen Saturation Curve, Oxygen Transport. ARDS-Lung Volumes and Respiratory Physiology. GASTROINTESTINAL. Peptic Ulcers-Stomach Anatomy and Control of Gastric Acid Secretion. Cholecystitis, Role of Bile, Gall Bladder Function. Cholera Epidemic-Intestinal Anatomy, GI Secretion and Absorption. METABOLISM. Anorexia Nervosa-Postabsorptive State. Starvation, Postabsorptive State. Obesity, Carbohydrates and Lipid Interconversions. RENAL AND FLUID, ELECTROLYTE, ACID/BASE BALANCE. Acute Renal Failure, Renal Filtration, Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid/Base Balance. Diarrhea, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Acid/Base Balance. IDDM-Ketoacidosis, Fluid Balance and Kidney Function. REPRODUCTIVE. Gonorrhea, Male and Female Reproductive Anatomy. Prostate Cancer, Prostate Anatomy and Function, Control of Male Reproduction. Male and Female Reproductive Anatomy and Hormonal more