Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life / Edition 2

Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life / Edition 2

by Gail Jenkins, Christopher Kemnitz, Gerard J. Tortora
     
 

Written by a team of highly acclaimed authors, Anatomy & Physiology: From Science to Life arms readers with the knowledge and detail they'll need to move forward in their allied health careers. Instead of focusing on memorization, this book integrates text and illustrations that emphasize critical thinking, conceptual understanding, and relevant application of

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Written by a team of highly acclaimed authors, Anatomy & Physiology: From Science to Life arms readers with the knowledge and detail they'll need to move forward in their allied health careers. Instead of focusing on memorization, this book integrates text and illustrations that emphasize critical thinking, conceptual understanding, and relevant application of knowledge. It also effectively blends the use of print and media to bring the content to life. Readers will find that the material is presented in a more conceptually, relevant manner than other books in the market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470227589
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1040
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

UNIT 1: PROLOGUE.

Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Human Body.

Chapter 2. The Chemical Level of Organization.

Chapter 3. The Cellular Level or Organization.

Chapter 4. The Tissue Level of Organization.

UNIT 2: BODY SYSTEMS.

Chapter 5. The Integumentary System.

Chapter 6. Introduction to the Skeletal System.

Chapter 7. The Axial Skeleton.

Chapter 8. The Appendicular Skeleton.

Chapter 9. Articulations.

Chapter 10. Muscle Tissue.

Chapter 11. The Muscular System.

Chapter 12. Introduction to the Nervous System.

Chapter 13. The Central Nervous System.

Chapter 14. The Peripheral Nervous System.

Chapter 15. Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems.

Chapter 16. The Special Senses.

Chapter 17. The Endocrine System.

Chapter 18. The Cardiovascular System: The Blood.

Chapter 19. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.

Chapter 20. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels.

Chapter 21. The Lymphatic System and Immunity.

Chapter 22. The Respiratory System.

Chapter 23. The Digestive System.

Chapter 24. The Urinary System.

UNIT 3: EPILOGUE.

Appendix A: Measurements.

Appendix B: Periodic Tables.

Glossary.

Credits.

Index.

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