Lippincott Professional Guides: Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 2

Lippincott Professional Guides: Anatomy & Physiology / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582551804

ISBN-13: 9781582551807

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This Second Edition provides a thorough glimpse into human anatomy and physiology through explanations and illustrations of normal structure s and functions in all body systems. As a quick reference it provides both a systems and functional approach, and is organized in a logical body-system arrangement. Overview chapters define important terms, des cribe basic

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Overview

This Second Edition provides a thorough glimpse into human anatomy and physiology through explanations and illustrations of normal structure s and functions in all body systems. As a quick reference it provides both a systems and functional approach, and is organized in a logical body-system arrangement. Overview chapters define important terms, des cribe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the body's chemical make up. Features include comprehensive explanations of physiologic process es; key terms italicized for easy access; and clear illustrations of m ajor body structures and processes. Its portable size and lie-flat bin ding provide an easy and convenient read anywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582551807
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Lippincott's Healthcare Professional Guides series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
1The human body1
2Chemical organization17
3Integumentary system27
4Musculoskeletal system31
5Nervous system54
6Endocrine system74
7Cardiovascular system84
8Hematologic system95
9Immune system104
10Respiratory system115
11Gastrointestinal system128
12Nutrition and metabolism140
13Urinary system157
14Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance164
15Reproductive system178
16Fertilization, pregnancy, labor, and lactation189
17Normal aging process205
App. A: Table of equivalents221
App. BFindings in acid-base disorders223
Glossary225
Suggested readings229
Index231

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