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Human Physiology : Age, Stress, and the Environment - R. M. Case

Human Physiology

Age, Stress, and the Environment

By: R. M. Case (Editor), J. M. Waterhouse (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 24th February 1994
ISBN: 9780192622655
Number Of Pages: 294

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Most textbooks of physiology deal with idealized young adult physiology in temperate climates at sea level. Other stages of life and other environments are often covered cursorily, if at all. These more stressful circumstances and conditions are not only important in their own right, but can also help us to understand normal mechanisms more fully. Therefore, this text is complementary to the major teaching texts in physiology while still containing information essential to a thorough understanding of the subject. This book is an attempt to meet the need for a different approach. It presumes a basic knowledge of 'standard' physiology such as one acquires in a preclinical course in medicine or dentistry, or during the early years of a science course in physiology. The book will be welcomed by students and teachers of physiology.

1: The physiology of the pregnant woman 2: The fetus and neonate 3: Menopause 4: Old age 5: Altered temperature 6: Life at altitude 7: Life underwater 8: Acceleration forces 9: Altered forces 10: Exercise 11: Injury (shock)

ISBN: 9780192622655
ISBN-10: 019262265X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 294
Published: 24th February 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.61  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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