This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students-this format costs 35% less than a new textbook.Cindy Stanfield's hallmark clear and precise writing style in Principles of Human Physiology is complemented by an outstanding art program that is designed to maximize your learning and retention. The text integrates clinical connections and stimulating critical thinking questions in a clear and engaging visual presentation that makes it easy for you to learn, understand, and apply key physiological processes. The new Fifth Edition includes Health Facts and Functional Facts margin icons and a revitalized art program that focuses your attention on the most important concepts. Focus on Diabetes boxes illustrate systems integration and highlight the important role of physiology in understanding this disease.