Concise and packed with instructive detail, the second edition of
this bestselling full-color atlas is the ideal choice for students.
It includes the latest scientific knowledge about molecular and
genetic causes of disease and promising new therapies. Each
two-page color spread shows the causal relationships between
disturbances of physiologic processes and explains the resulting
malfunction and illness. Color illustrations carry the reader
through sections on temperature and energy, blood, respiration, the
kidney, the digestive system, the heart and circulation,
metabolism, hormones, and the neuromuscular and sensory system.
Throughout the book, the authors provide brief informational
nuggets that review basic physiology.