Basic Science

Medical Physiology

Hershel Raff,
Michael G. Levitzky,

Medical Physiology

Key Features

  • New full-color presentation

  • Reflects medical educationís increased emphasis on providing students with more clinically oriented content during their first two years of medical school

  • Focuses on the essential concepts necessary to understand pathophysiology

  • Offers a succinct yet thorough overview of physiology along with an introduction to basic science principles and their relevance to the clinical expression of disease

  • Details the major physiological processes involved in both health and disease

  • Great for USMLE review

  • Tables and graphs illustrate difficult concepts

  • Each chapter begins with list of Objectives, includes Key Concepts, and ends with Study Questions designed to test your knowledge of major concepts covered in that chapter

  • Most chapters also include Clinical Correlations that reinforce the major physiological principles covered and illustrate their importance to understanding disease states

  • Tables and graphs encapsulate important information

  • Important learning aids help you retain essential information