An Integrated Approach to Health Sciences: Anatomy & Physiology, Math, Physics, & Chemistry / Edition 1

An Integrated Approach to Health Sciences: Anatomy & Physiology, Math, Physics, & Chemistry / Edition 1

by Bruce J. Colbert, John Havrilla, Joe Wilson, Jeff Ankney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827360827

ISBN-13: 9780827360822

Pub. Date: 12/15/1995

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Unique in its method, this text uses a fully integrated approach to the four basic building blocks of Health Sciences: anatomy and physiology, math, physics, and chemistry, and presents them in the context of health occupations. Theory, practical applications, and humor combine in a readable format to increase student retention and comprehension. Students get

Overview

Unique in its method, this text uses a fully integrated approach to the four basic building blocks of Health Sciences: anatomy and physiology, math, physics, and chemistry, and presents them in the context of health occupations. Theory, practical applications, and humor combine in a readable format to increase student retention and comprehension. Students get an inside look at health careers through the book's professional profiles, while exercises and case studies sharpen critical thinking skills. Supplements Workbook 0-8273-6083-5 - 8 x 9 1/2, 352 pages, 2-color, casebound Instructor's Manual 0-8273-6084-3 - 8 x 9 1/2, 352 pages, 2 color, casebound Teacher's Resource Kit 0-8273-7688-X - 8 x 9 1/2, 352 pages, 2 color, casebound Computerized Testbank 0-8273-7689-8 (3.5" Windows) 8 x 9 1/2, 352 pages, 2 color, casebound

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827360822
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/15/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology. Medical Terminology (the Language). Overview of the Human Body (the Map). The Raw Materials: Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Systems (Building Blocks). The Integumentary System (Protection). The Skeletal System (Support). The Muscular System (Movement). The Nervous System (Control). The Endocrine System (Growth and Development). The Special Senses (Input). The Respiratory System (Ventilation). The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems (Transport). The Digestive System (Fuel). The Urinary and Reproductive System (Reproduction and Excretion). Fundamentals of Mathematics. Basic Definitions and Fractions. Decimals, Percents, and Ratios. Exponents, Scientific Notation, and the Metric System. An Introduction to Algebra. An Introduction to Equations. More Equation Forms. Statistics and Graphs. The Fundamentals of Physics. Motion and Forces. Energy and States of Matter. The Gas Laws. Selected Topics. Chemistry in the Health Sciences. .Basic Concepts of Chemistry. Bonding and Nuclear Chemistry. Empirical Formulas and Equations. Acids and Bases. Organic Chemistry. The Amazing Proteins..

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