Anatomy and Physiology : The Unity of Form and Function

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The input and high praise of more than 300 reviewers heralds Anatomy and Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function as something that will surpass any text you may be using. Designed for your two-semester combined anatomy and physiology course,this new text is both accessible and engaging for your students. Anatomy and Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function introduces several new methods and approaches. The captivating and innovative writing style of this new text is refreshingly different than any other. ...
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Overview

The input and high praise of more than 300 reviewers heralds Anatomy and Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function as something that will surpass any text you may be using. Designed for your two-semester combined anatomy and physiology course,this new text is both accessible and engaging for your students. Anatomy and Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function introduces several new methods and approaches. The captivating and innovative writing style of this new text is refreshingly different than any other. Here's how: · Historical Approach The author's unique discussion of the history and personalities behind the discoveries made in anatomy and physiology allows your students to read about the people who made such important headway in this science,their methods,and their thinking and motivation. This refreshing feature will intrigue students and make it easier to remember important facts. · Clinical Content Strong clinical elements found throughout the text are evident ascomments within the main text,small sidebars,end-of-chapter essays,""think about it"" applications dispersed in each chapter,and ""testing your comprehension"" questions. This clinical material lends deeper insight into normal form and function by showing the mechanisms and consequences of certain dysfunctions,and periodically reminds students of the relevance of what they are studying to their own career aspirations. · Evolutionary Content This new text points out the relevance of evolution to the understanding of human form,function,and dysfunctions. Essays,sidebars,and numerous evolutionary highlights can be found in each chapter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780074265369
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003

Table of Contents

Part One Organization of the Body

1 Major Themes of Anatomy and Physiology

Atlas A General Orientation to Human Anatomy

2 Matter and Energy

3 The Molecules of Life

4 Cellular Form and Function

5 Genetics and Cellular Function

6 Histology

Part Two Support and Movement

7 The Integumentary System

8 Bone Tissue

9 The Skeletal System

10 Joints

11 The Muscular System

Atlas B Surface Anatomy

12 Muscular Tissue

Part Three Integration and Control

13 Nervous Tissue

14 The Central Nervous System

15 The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflexes

16 Sense Organs

17 The Endocrine System

Part Four Regulation and Maintenance

18 The Circulatory System: Blood

19 The Circulatory System: The Heart

20 The Circulatory System: Blood Vessels and Circulation

21 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems

22 The Respiratory System

23 The Urinary System

24 Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

25 The Digestive System

26 Nutrition and Metabolism

Part Five Reproduction and Development

(and more...)

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