Physiology's classic text continues to uphold its rich tradition -- presenting key physiology concepts in a remarkably clear and engaging manner. Guyton & Hall's Textbook of Medical Physiology covers all of the major systems in the human body, while emphasizing system interaction, homeostasis, and pathophysiology. This very readable, easy-to-follow, and thoroughly updated, 11th Edition features short chapters, clinical vignettes, and shaded summary tables that allow for easy comprehension of the material. Purchasers also receive access to Elsevier's innovative STUDENT CONSULT website -- an interactive learning platform offering the full text online, integration links to related material in other STUDENT CONSULT titles, image banks, PDA downloads, test banks, a community center, and much more.Presents short, easy-to-read chapters in keeping with the Guyton and Hall tradition.Provides shaded summary tables for easy reference.Includes clinical vignettes, which allow readers to see core concepts applied to real-life situations.Offers specific discussions of pathophysiology in most clinical areas of medicine.Ensures a strong grasp of physiology concepts through well-illustrated discussions of the most essential principles. Offers access to the full text and other valuable features online via the STUDENT CONSULT website. Uses full-color illustrations throughout, including 486 figures, 277 charts and graphs, 100 brand-new line drawings, and 36 ECGs. Features a new full-color design that makes information more engaging and even easier to read. Updated throughout to reflect the latest knowledge in the field.