Body Structures and Functions: Softcover Edition / Edition 10

Body Structures and Functions: Softcover Edition / Edition 10

by Ann Scott, Elizabeth Fong
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401809952

ISBN-13: 9781401809959

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

If you are considering a career in the health care industry you probably have a natural desire to learn about the human body and how it functions. You are probably also curious about how disease affects various body systems. Feed your "need to know" while honing skills that will help you provide better client care with the 10th edition of Body Structures & Functions.…  See more details below

Overview

If you are considering a career in the health care industry you probably have a natural desire to learn about the human body and how it functions. You are probably also curious about how disease affects various body systems. Feed your "need to know" while honing skills that will help you provide better client care with the 10th edition of Body Structures & Functions. New features have been added to each chapter such as Medical Terminology to help you review and fine-tune your medical language skills, Case Studies to enhance your critical thinking skills, and Effects of Aging to increase your knowledge of the special needs of the ever-growing elderly population. Our Career Profiles feature has been completely updated and expanded to provide insight into today's hottest health care careers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401809959
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
How to Study Using Body Structures & Functions
1Introduction to the Structural Units1
2Chemistry of Living Things12
3Cells28
4Tissues and Membranes50
5Integumentary System65
6Skeletal System83
7Muscular System112
8Central Nervous System136
9Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System159
10Special Senses172
11Endocrine System196
12Blood222
13Heart240
14Circulation and Blood Vessels265
15The Lymphatic System and Immunity288
16Infection Control and Standard Precautions307
17Respiratory System326
18Digestive System349
19Nutrition380
20Urinary/Excretory System400
21Reproductive System419
22Genetics and Genetically Linked Diseases451
Glossary461
Index484

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