Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness / Edition 9

Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness / Edition 9

by Anne Waugh, Allison Grant, Graeme Chambers, Allison Grant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443064687

ISBN-13: 9780443064685

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The purpose of the book is reflected in its title, Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by extensive clear, full-colour illustrations. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and what occurs when disease or illness disrupts the normal

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The purpose of the book is reflected in its title, Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by extensive clear, full-colour illustrations. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and what occurs when disease or illness disrupts the normal processes.

• Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text
• Excellent layout ensures the text and relevant illustrations are close together
• Highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour
• Text uses regular sequences of headings, lists, and bullet points to help with learning and revision
• Omits the unnecessary detail which can confuse the student new to the subject
• A glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology
• An Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference
• Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter
• Accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book
• Access to an Evolve companion website offering animations, MCQs, a full image bank, an audio pronunciation guide as well as useful web links.

· text revised and updated, including one chapter integrating the musculoskeletal system and a new chapter on genetics to reflect the increasing importance of this topic
· new and revised artwork/illustrations
· enhanced features on the Evolve website for students:
-High quality animations
-Multiple-choice questions
-Web links to supplementary websites
-An audio pronunciation guide and for Lecturers:
-Image bank: the complete collection of images from the book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443064685
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Common prefixes, suffixes and roots
Sect. 1The body and its constituents1
1Introduction to the human body3
2Introduction to the chemistry of life17
3The cells, tissues and organisation of the body29
Sect. 2Communication57
4The blood59
5The cardiovascular system77
6The lymphatic system129
7The nervous system139
8The special senses191
9The endocrine system213
Sect. 3Intake of raw materials and the elimination237
10The respiratory system239
11Introduction to nutrition269
12The digestive system281
13The urinary system339
Sect. 4Protection and survival359
14The skin361
15Resistance and immunity373
16The skeleton387
17The joints413
18The muscular system429
19The reproductive systems437
Normal values459
Bibliography461
Index463

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