Integrated Approach to Health Sciences: Anatomy and Physiology, Math, Physics, and Chemistry

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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. Student's get an inside look at health careers through the book's professional profiles, while exercises and case studies sharpen critical thinking skills. ALSO ...
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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. Student's get an inside look at health careers through the book's professional profiles, while exercises and case studies sharpen critical thinking skills. ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide ISBN: 0-8273-6084-3 Workbook ISBN: 0-8273-6083-5 Computerized Test Bank ISBN: 0-8273-7689-8 Teacher's Resource Kit ISBN: 0-8273-7688-X
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827376892
  • Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
  • Publication date: 5/28/1996

Meet the Author

Bruce J. Colbert, M.S., RR is the Director of the Respiratory Care Program at the University of Pennsylvania at Johnston.

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Table of Contents

About the Book
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1 Medical Terminology 2
2 Overview of the Human Body 14
3 The Raw Materials: Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Systems 27
4 The Integumentary System 41
5 The Skeletal System 55
6 The Muscular System 67
7 The Nervous System 77
8 The Endocrine System 97
9 The Special Senses 110
10 The Respiratory System 124
11 The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems 143
12 The Gastrointestinal System 161
13 The Urinary and Reproductive Systems 177
14 Basic Mathematical Definitions and Fractions 190
15 Decimals, Percents, and Ratios 204
16 Exponents, Scientific Notation, and the Metric System 214
17 An Introduction to Algebra 226
18 An Introduction to Equations 246
19 More Equation Forms 261
20 Statistics and Graphs 273
21 Motion and Forces 294
22 Energy and States of Matter 310
23 The Gas Laws 327
24 Other Select Topics in Physics 347
25 Basic Concepts of Chemistry 364
26 Bonding and Nuclear Chemistry 379
27 Chemical Formulas and Equations 393
28 Acids and Bases 408
29 Biochemistry 419
30 The Amazing Proteins 434
Glossary 445
Index 470
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