Visual Anatomy & Physiology, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 1

Visual Anatomy & Physiology, Books a la Carte Edition / Edition 1

by Frederic H. Martini, William C. Ober, Judi L. Nath
     
 

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ISBN-10: 032178765X

ISBN-13: 9780321787651

Pub. Date: 05/25/2011

Publisher: Pearson

NOTE: This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook. Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the

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NOTE: This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook. Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.

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Visual Anatomy & Physiology combines a visual approach with a modular organization to deliver an easy-to-use and time-efficient book that uniquely meets your needs—without sacrificing the comprehensive coverage of A&P topics required for careers in nursing and other allied health professions. The Second Edition addresses tough physiology topics with new and revised two-page modules and corresponding new Coaching Activities in MasteringA&P®. Brand-new end-of-chapter study and practice materials include a narrative Study Outline and comprehensive Chapter Review Questions. Module Reviews and Section Reviews, appearing throughout each chapter, give you additional tools for learning. In response to the strong demand from A&P instructors, a brand-new Visual Anatomy & Physiology Lab Manual uses the same visual approach and modular organization to help you succeed in the lab.

This program presents a better teaching and learning experience by providing:

  • Personalized learning with MasteringA&P: Become engaged with new “tough topic” Coaching Activities and a wide range of other question and activity types—all automatically graded.
  • A visual approach and modular organization: The two-page modules seamlessly integrate text and visuals to guide you through complex topics and processes with no page flipping. The addition of new content in select modules gives you a better understanding of physiology.
  • Frequent practice: Review questions at the end of each module, section, and chapter encourage and support practice. In the Second Edition, the Chapter Review includes a new comprehensive Study Outline and new traditional Chapter Review questions. You can continue practicing with MasteringA&P.
  • Learning outcomes that tightly coordinate with teaching points: The clean one-to-one correspondence between the numbered chapter-opening Learning Outcomes and the numbered two-page modules give you an easy learning path and instructors an easy vehicle for assessment.
  • Streamlined learning in the lab: The new Visual Anatomy & Physiology Lab Manual uses the same visual approach and modular organization to help you succeed in the lab.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321787651
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/25/2011
Pages:
1128
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2. Chemical Level of Organization

3. Cellular Level of Organization

4. Tissue Level of Organization

5. The Integumentary System

6. Osseous Tissue and Bone Structure

7. The Skeleton

8. Articulations

9. Skeletal Muscle Tissue

10. The Muscular System

11. Neural Tissue

12. The Spinal Cord, Spinal Nerves, and Spinal Reflexes

13. The Brain and Cranial Nerves

14. The Autonomic Nervous System

15. The Special Senses

16. The Endocrine System

17. Blood and Blood Vessels

18. The Heart and Cardiovascular Function

19. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

20. The Respiratory System

21. The Digestive System

22. Metabolism and Energetics

23. The Urinary System

24. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

25. The Reproductive System

26. Development and Inheritance

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