Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 2

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 2

by Valerie C. Scanlon, Tina Sanders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803677359

ISBN-13: 9780803677357

Pub. Date: 10/28/1994

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

This book presents anatomy and physiology in a clear, logical, and understandable way, guiding students to a complete understanding of human structure and function. It also provides information on pathophysiology and clinical application in special boxes that enhance and enliven the text without disrupting the flow of each chapter. Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology…  See more details below

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This book presents anatomy and physiology in a clear, logical, and understandable way, guiding students to a complete understanding of human structure and function. It also provides information on pathophysiology and clinical application in special boxes that enhance and enliven the text without disrupting the flow of each chapter. Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, second edition, provides many features that make learning easier. These include the many color illustrations prepared specifically for this book and designed to work closely with the text to enhance the student's understanding of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803677357
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
8.07(w) x 9.99(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Organization and General Plan of the Body1
Ch. 2Some Basic Chemistry19
Ch. 3Cells42
Ch. 4Tissues and Membranes62
Ch. 5The Integumentary System81
Ch. 6The Skeletal System97
Ch. 7The Muscular System128
Ch. 8The Nervous System154
Ch. 9The Senses186
Ch. 10The Endocrine System210
Ch. 11Blood236
Ch. 12The Heart258
Ch. 13The Vascular System275
Ch. 14The Lymphatic System and Immunity304
Ch. 15The Respiratory System324
Ch. 16The Digestive System348
Ch. 17Body Temperature and Metabolism374
Ch. 18The Urinary System395
Ch. 19Fluid-Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance417
Ch. 20The Reproductive Systems431
Ch. 21Human Development and Genetics452
Ch. 22An Introduction to Microbiology and Human Disease474
App. A: Units of Measure506
App. B: Abbreviations509
App. C: Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests511
App. D: Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests513
App. E: Suggestions for Further Reading514
App. F: Prefixes, Combining Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology515
App. G: Eponymous Terms519
Glossary521
Index561

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