Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

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Overview

Designed for the one-semester course, Seeley/Stephens/Tate's Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology is written to allow instructors the ability to accomplish one overall goal: to teach the basics of A&P while fostering the skill of problem solving. Through learning how to solve problems and think critically, students learn A&P based on two themes: the relationship between structure and function, and homeostasis.

Study guide for Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology by Seeley, LB#S3295.

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Description: This general overview of human anatomy and physiology covers each body system and includes associated information such as nutrition, development, and chemistry necessary to understand the human organism.
Purpose: The authors explicitly state the purpose is to give students enough information to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology. From that knowledge, students will be able to predict and critically analyze what will result from factors that impinge on normal structure and function. The book certainly meets this objective. It succinctly covers basic anatomy and physiology and intersperses short vignettes describing pathology related to the material covered in each chapter.
Audience: The book is intended for students who are pursuing a health-related career. Although not stated in the preface, it is apparent that it is meant for beginning students since clarity of essential and basic concepts is stressed. All of the authors are teachers of anatomy and physiology at the college level and have authored previous books on this subject..
Features: All body systems and related topics including cells, tissues, nutrition, heredity, and aging are discussed. The material is presented in a logical, clear and concise format that assists the student to understand and retain a large volume of information. Of particular value are the "Case in Point" readings that stimulate interest and the ability to link learning with the "real world." An extensive glossary is provided as well as in-depth answers to each chapter's critical thinking questions.
Assessment: "This is a beautifully written basic book with numerous drawings, photos, tables, and figures that clarify concepts and relationships in anatomy and physiology. It is similar to, and in some instances exceeds, Hole's Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, 9th edition, Shier et al. (McGraw Hill, 2006) — my personal favorite among foundational anatomy and physiology texts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072464306
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 610

Meet the Author

Dr. Rod Seeley holds a B.S. in Zoolgy from Idaho State University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Zoology from Utah State University. By being very involved in the methods and mechanism that help students learn, Rod contributes with his teaching expertise and proven ability to communicate effectively.

Dr. Trent Stephens holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Zoology from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in anatomy from the University of Pennsylvania. Trent teaches human anatomy, neuroanatomy, and embryology. His skill as a biological illustrator has greatly influenced every illustration in his texts.

Dr. Philip Tate earned B.S. degrees in both mathematics and zoology and an M.S. in ecology from San Diego State University. He earned his doctorate in biological education from Idaho State University. Phil has taught anatomy and physiology to all levels of students: nursing and allied health, physical education, and biology majors.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the Human Body 1
2 The Chemistry of Life 21
3 Cell Structures and Their Functions 43
4 Tissues, Glands, and Membranes 71
5 The Integumentary System 95
6 The Skeletal System - Bones and Joints 111
7 The Muscular System 153
8 The Nervous System 193
9 The Senses 235
10 The Endocrine System 261
11 Blood 287
12 The Heart 309
13 Blood Vessels and Circulation 337
14 The Lymphatic System and Immunity 371
15 The Respiratory System 397
16 The Digestive System 425
17 Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature 461
18 Urinary System and Fluid Balance 483
19 The Reproductive System 513
20 Development, Heredity, and Aging 547
App. A Table of Measurements
App. B Some Reference Laboratory Values
App. C Scientific Notation
App. D Solution Concentrations
App. E pH
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