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Hurst's the Heart, 14th Edition: Two Volume Set

© 2017
by Valentin Fuster, Robert Harrington, Jagat Narula, Zubin Eapen

14th Edition Active, In-Print 2208 Pages Mixed media product
9780071843249 0071843248

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The gold-standard in cardiology " updated to reflect the latest clinical perspectives

Hailed for its authority, currency, and ability to translate the latest research into clinical application, Hurst's the Heart is the field's landmark book and cardiology's longest continuously published reference text. The Fourteenth Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest technical and clinical advances. Presented in full color, it continues to deliver concise, visually appealing summaries of all the major new trials and guidelines along with practical tips for optimizing outcomes and patient quality.  This edition is enhanced by new features such as Practice Points, Key/Common Clinical Questions, and an increased number of algorithms.

?         Stellar editorial team composed of top experts from across the United States

?         Outstanding coverage of both basic and clinical science

?         Includes online resources such as review modules, questions, and image bank

?         Spans the entire scope of cardiology

?         Completely updated with the most current AHA/ACC guidelines

Chapter 1 Homeostasis: A Framework for Human Physiology

Chapter 2 Chemical Composition of the Body

Chapter 3 Cellular structure, proteins, and Metabolism

Chapter 4 Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Chapter 5 Control of Cells by Chemical Messengers

Chapter 6 Neuronal Signaling and the Structure of the Nervous System

Chapter 7 Sensory Physiology

Chapter 8 Consciousness, the Brain, and Behavior

Chapter 9 Muscle

Chapter 10 Control of Body Movement

Chapter 11 The Endocrine System

Chapter 12 Cardiovascular Physiology

Chapter 13 Respiratory Physiology

Chapter 14 The Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Chapter 15 The Digestion and Absorption of Food

Chapter 16 Regulation of Organic Metabolism and Energy Balance

Chapter 17 Reproduction

Chapter 18 Defense Mechanisms of the Body

Chapter 19 Medical Physiology: Integration Using Clinical Cases

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