Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness / Edition 9

Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness / Edition 9

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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness / Edition 9

The purpose of the book is reflected in its title, Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by extensive clear, full-colour illustrations. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and what occurs when disease or illness disrupts the normal processes.

• Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text
• Excellent layout ensures the text and relevant illustrations are close together
• Highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour
• Text uses regular sequences of headings, lists, and bullet points to help with learning and revision
• Omits the unnecessary detail which can confuse the student new to the subject
• A glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology
• An Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference
• Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter
• Accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book
• Access to an Evolve companion website offering animations, MCQs, a full image bank, an audio pronunciation guide as well as useful web links.

· text revised and updated, including one chapter integrating the musculoskeletal system and a new chapter on genetics to reflect the increasing importance of this topic
· new and revised artwork/illustrations
· enhanced features on the Evolve website for students:
-High quality animations
-Multiple-choice questions
-Web links to supplementary websites
-An audio pronunciation guide and for Lecturers:
-Image bank: the complete collection of images from the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443064685
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(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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