Medical physiology is concerned with how the organism works, and the subject area limits both anatomy and biochemistry. The nervous system, digestion, stress and our senses are among the subjects of physiology.
The teaching in physiology is coordinated with anatomy and biochemistry, so that related subjects – e.g. structure of an organ (anatomy), chemical composition and processes (biochemistry) and function and regulation mechanisms (physiology) – reviewed in parallel within the same period.Read more
In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men.
Part of the popular Systems of the Body series, this fully integrated textbook on the respiratory system encompasses the related anatomy, physiology and biochemistry, all presented in a very clinically relevant context. Highly accessible and tailored for modern medical curricula, series volumes are also widely appreciated by a range of allied health students and professionals.Read more
The Endocrine System at a Glance provides a highly illustrated and unambiguous introduction to the basic principles and mechanisms of endocrinology and the key endocrine organs, followed by sections on reproductive and metabolic endocrinology. Clinical scenarios contextualise the basic science and illustrate how endocrine conditions present, are diagnosed, and are treated on the wards.Read more
This concise introduction to the gastrointestinal system encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing specialty. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, the text covers the basic concepts of both the science surrounding the gastrointestinal system and the basics of clinical practice in an accessible, lucid format.Read more