Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 1

Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 1

by Springhouse Publishing
     
 

Covering all aspects of human anatomy and physiology, this guide thoroughly explains and shows normal body structures and functions. Anatomy and Physiology features a logical body-system arrangement; overview chapters that define important terms, describe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the chemical makeup of the human body; comprehensive explanations of… See more details below

Overview

Covering all aspects of human anatomy and physiology, this guide thoroughly explains and shows normal body structures and functions. Anatomy and Physiology features a logical body-system arrangement; overview chapters that define important terms, describe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the chemical makeup of the human body; comprehensive explanations of physiologic processes; and a critical thinking self-test to help you evaluate your understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874349122
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Healthcare Professional Guides
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Advisory board
Foreword
Ch. 1The human body1
Ch. 2Chemical organization17
Ch. 3Integumentary system27
Ch. 4Musculoskeletal system31
Ch. 5Nervous system53
Ch. 6Endocrine system71
Ch. 7Cardiovascular system81
Ch. 8Hematologic system91
Ch. 9Immune system99
Ch. 10Respiratory system109
Ch. 11Gastrointestinal system121
Ch. 12Nutrition and metabolism133
Ch. 13Urinary system149
Ch. 14Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance155
Ch. 15Reproductive system169
Ch. 16Fertilization, pregnancy, labor, and lactation179
Ch. 17Normal aging process195
Appendices209
Suggested readings220
Index221

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