Introduction to the Human Body / Edition 9

Introduction to the Human Body / Edition 9

by Gerard J. Tortora
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1118129199

ISBN-13: 9781118129197

Pub. Date: 11/22/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Introduction to the Human Body, 8th Edition enables allied health professionals to efficiently and effectively master the essentials of anatomy and physiology as well as understand the balance between homeostasis and disruptions to homeostasis. Features such as Looking Back to Move Ahead help refresh basic concepts and make connections from system to

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Introduction to the Human Body, 8th Edition enables allied health professionals to efficiently and effectively master the essentials of anatomy and physiology as well as understand the balance between homeostasis and disruptions to homeostasis. Features such as Looking Back to Move Ahead help refresh basic concepts and make connections from system to system and concept to concept. Rich in clinical resources that highlight disruptions to homeostasis, the book also includes a special box in each chapter that focuses on Wellness. These unique discussions help allied health professionals make the connections between knowledge of form and function with optimal healthy choices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118129197
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Edition description:
9th Edition Binder Ready Version
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Note to the Student.

Chapter 1. Organization of the Human Body.

Chapter 2. Introductory Chemistry.

Chapter 3. Cells.

Chapter 4. Tissues.

Chapter 5. The Integumentary System.

Chapter 6. The Skeletal System.

Chapter 7. Joints.

Chapter 8 . The Muscular System.

Chapter 9. Nervous Tissue.

Chapter 10. Central Nervous System, Spinal Nerves, and Cranial Nerves.

Chapter 11. Autonomic Nervous System.

Chapter 12. Somatic Senses and Special Senses.

Chapter 13. The Endocrine System.

Chapter 14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood.

Chapter 15. The Cardiovascular System: Heart.

Chapter 16. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation.

Chapter 17. The Lymphatic System and Immunity.

Chapter 18. The Respiratory System.

Chapter 19. The Digestive System.

Chapter 20. Nutrition and Metabolism.

Chapter 21. The Urinary System.

Chapter 22. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance.

Chapter 23. The Reproductive Systems.

Chapter 24. Development and Inheritance.

Answers to Self-Quizzes and Critical Thinking Applications.

Glossary.

Credits.

Index.

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