Essentials of Human Physiology

Producer: Gold Standard Multimedia

This is an interactive multimedia learning and teaching resource that provides a complete, easy-to-use, up-to-date survey of the basic principles of human physiology and functional anatomy. Developed by the faculty in the Department of Physiology and Endocrinology at the Medical College of Georgia, it represents a breakthrough in human physiology education. The unique software combines descriptive text, full colour graphics and animations, clinical problems, full motion video, audio, and a self-testing question bank into the first fully integrated human physiology program. The 77 chapters are organised into 8 sections: Membrane transport and bioelectric activity, Muscle physiology, Cardiac and circulatory physiology, Respiratory physiology, Endocrinology, Gastrointestinal physiology, Renal physiology, Brain function (nervous system). Other features include: 3,000 screens of comprehensive text supported by over 1,800 illustrations presented via split-screen, over 125 multimedia features, 32 correlative clinical cases, search capabilities, and a self-testing question bank containing over 850 questions with detailed explanations of all answers.


Medium: Internet, intranet, CD-ROM
System requirements: The CD-ROM version is optimised for Internet Explorer, but does not require installation; QuickTime is necessary to view the animations and hear sounds throughout the program; the internet version requires any computer running Internet Explorer 5.x or Netscape 4.5 and above, with JavaScript enabled; for specific system requirements for intranet systems, please contact the source
Price: Individual use: US$20.00 (6-month subscription for on-line version); US$35.00 (annual subscription for on-line version). Internet, intranet and CD-ROM annual institutional site licences on request