Principles of Anatomy and Physiology / Edition 10by Gerard J. Tortora, Sandra Reynolds Grabowski
Pub. Date: 07/11/2003
A solid scientific presentation of the principles of the human structure and function! The outstanding illustration program and innovative learning features frame a superb balance between anatomy and physiology that emphasizes correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances.
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Table of ContentsPreface.
To the Student.
UNIT 1: ORGANIZATION OF THE HUMAN BODY.
Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Human Body.
Chapter 2: The Chemical Level of Organization.
Chapter 3: The Cellular Level of Organization.
Chapter 4: The Tissue Level of Organization.
Chapter 5: The Integumentary System.
UNIT 2: PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT AND MOVEMENT.
Chapter 6: The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue.
Chapter 7: The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton.
Chapter 8: The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton.
Chapter 9: Joints.
Chapter 10: Muscle Tissue.
Chapter 11: The Muscular System.
UNIT 3: CONTROL SYSTEMS OF THE HUMAN BODY.
Chapter 12: Nervous Tissue.
Chapter 13: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves.
Chapter 14: The Brain and Cranial Nerves.
Chapter 15: Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems.
Chapter 16: The Special Senses.
Chapter 17: The Autonomic Nervous System.
Chapter 18: The Endocrine System.
UNIT 4: MAINTENANCE OF THE HUMAN BODY.
Chapter 19: The Cardiovascular System: The Blood.
Chapter 20: The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.
Chapter 21: The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Hemodynamics.
Chapter 22: The Lymphatic System, Nonspecific Resistance to Disease, and Immunity.
Chapter 23: The Respiratory System.
Chapter 24: The Digestive System.
Chapter 25: Metabolism.
Chapter 26: The Urinary System.
Chapter 27: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis.
UNIT 5: CONTINUITY.
Chapter 28: The Reproductive Systems.
Chapter 29: Development and Inheritance.
Appendix B: Periodic Table.
Appendix C: Normal Values for Selected Blood Tests.
Appendix D: Answers.
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This is an excellent book for anatomy and physiology. The illustrations are great. The topics are explained with simplicity. I especially loved the muscular and skeletal sections. I also recommend: Anatomy and Physiology Study Guide: Key Review Questions and Answers with Explanations by Patrick Leonardi (Vol 1) (Vol 2) This study guide had great review questions for my college exams. It showed me the type of questions to look out for. These three books helped me a lot with getting good grades.
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The book is great. It has a lot of information and description, but it is not complicated to understand. It covers anatomy and physiology of the body systems.
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