Organized around the central theme of homeostasis, HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, 9e, helps students appreciate the integrated functioning of the human body. Author Lauralee Sherwood uses clear, straightforward language, analogies, and frequent references to everyday experiences to help students learn and relate... more
HOMEOSTASIS THEME: The central theme of homeostasis helps students understand the relationship among the body systems. Each chapter begins with "Homeostasis Highlights" and ends with "Homeostasis: Chapter in Perspective," both of which help students to see how a particular system contributes to the ... more
UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Updated coverage throughout includes information based on recent discoveries. Some controversial ideas and hypotheses are presented to illustrate that physiology is a dynamic, changing discipline.
NEW FIGURE-FOCUS QUESTIONS: Designed to check and promote comprehension, these qu... more