Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness: With access to Ross & Wilson website for electronic ancillaries and eBook / Edition 11

Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness: With access to Ross & Wilson website for electronic ancillaries and eBook / Edition 11

by Anne Waugh, Allison Grant
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702032271

ISBN-13: 9780702032271

Pub. Date: 06/22/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of

Overview

This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations.

carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject

highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour

regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision

learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter

a glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology

an Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference

an accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book.

access to electronic ancillaries offering a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, high quality animations, web links to supplementary websites, MCQs and an audio pronunciation guide

text fully revised and updated with developments in the field

colour photographs

glossary

new and revised illustrations

significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, ‘hangman’ etc with answers

extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702032271
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/22/2010
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Common prefixes, suffixes and roots

SECTION 1 The body and its constituents
The body as a whole. Electrolytes and body fluids. The cells, tissues and organisation of the body

SECTION 2 Communication
The blood. The cardiovascular system. The lymphatic system. The nervous system. The special senses. The endocrine system

SECTION 3 Intake of raw materials and the elimination of waste
The respiratory system. Introduction to nutrition. The digestive system. The urinary system

SECTION 4 Protection and survival
The skin. Resistance and immunity. The musculoskeletal system. Introduction to genetics. The reproductive systems.
Normal values. Bibliography

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