Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 11

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Overview

Designed for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field. The unparalleled teaching system is highly effective in providing students with a solid understanding of the important concepts in anatomy and physiology.

Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook.

Study guide to accompany Essential of Human Anatomy and Physiology, by Hole/cloth, H7101; paper, H7096.

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Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
Reviewer: Loretta L. White , DNS(Indiana State University)
Description: The 9th edition of "Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology" provides a foundational, yet comprehensive, overview of human anatomy and physiology. The previous edition was published in 2003.
Purpose: The purpose of this text, as stated by the authors, is to provide basic anatomy and physiology content in an interesting and readable format. An understanding of anatomy and physiology is crucial for students pursuing a career in any of the health professions. Clear, concise material promotes understanding and provides the foundation on which learning can advance to a higher level. The authors meet their objectives.
Audience: The authors note this book is written for students planning careers in a variety of fields such as health care, science or athletics. I agree and believe it is particularly useful at the beginning of these programs where it is necessary to lay a solid foundation of understanding. The title uses the word "essentials" and accurately portrays the level of complexity presented in this text. The authors' biographies attest to their competency to write this material.
Features: All human body systems are covered in this text. Related topics such as nutrition, genetics, and pregnancy are also included and enhance the material. Each chapter contains beautifully-drawn illustrations and actual photographs of selected body structures. The many tables and figures provide a concise and integrated view of difficult concepts. Particularly appealing is the use of short stories and "Topics ofInterest" found within each chapter that enhance understanding for the reader and provide "real-world" examples of how anatomy and physiology is related to real people and events.
Assessment: I have taught anatomy and physiology to new nursing students for many years and have always used editions of this text. I therefore have the ability to compare the last 6 editions. This text has always been clearly-written with wonderful artwork and photographs that enhance understanding for the learner. Every edition has improved in some aspect and each one has always been updated to include the latest advancements in the field. Of all the A&P texts I have seen, my course textbook selection continues to be this one.
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An introductory text covering the structure and function of cells, and various body systems, emphasizing the complementary nature of structure and function, homeostasis, interaction between humans and their environment, and metabolic processes. This fifth edition features expanded treatment of such topics as lipids, hydrogen bonds, and lymphocytes; summary charts; six new Topics of Interest boxes; and discussion of recent research in cancer and genetic engineering. Includes color diagrams. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073378152
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 375,227
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

David Shier teaches at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is the biology department chair. He received his Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan.

Jackie Butler is chair of the Department of Science at Grayson County College. She did her graduate studies in Neuroscience at the University of North Texas.

Ricki Lewis is the author of Human Genetics, founding author of Life, and co-author of two human anatomy and physiology textbooks, all published by McGraw-Hill Higher Education. She is also the author of the essay collection Discovery: Windows on the Life Sciences and the novel Stem Cell Symphony, and many magazine and journal articles. Dr. Lewis teaches “Genethics” at the Alden March Bioethics Institute of Albany Medical Center, and is a genetic counselor with CareNet Medical Group in Schenectady, New York.

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Table of Contents


Unit 1 Levels of Organization
1 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
2 Chemical Basis of Life
3 Cells
4 Cellular Metabolism
5 Tissues
Unit 2 Support and Movement
6 Integumentary System
7 Skeletal System
8 Muscular System
Unit 3 Integration and Coordination
9 Nervous System
10 The Senses
11 Endocrine System
Unit 4 Transport
12 Blood
13 Cardiovascular System
14 Lymphatic System and Immunity
Unit 5 Absorption and Excretion
15 Digestion and Nutrition
16 Respiratory System
17 Urinary System
18 Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Unit 6 The Human Life Cycle
19 Reproductive Systems
20 Pregnancy, Growth, and Development
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