Body Structures and Functions: Hardcover Edition / Edition 11

Body Structures and Functions: Hardcover Edition / Edition 11

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Body Structures and Functions: Hardcover Edition / Edition 11

Body Structures and Functions, Eleventh Edition continues to integrate diseases and disorders within each body system chapter to maximize learning. Easy-to-understand language and numerous illustrations make this book ideal for learners in an introductory anatomy and physiology course with little or no science background. Highlights and features that emphasize clinical applications help keep the material interesting. A review of Medical Terminology in each chapter helps fine tune medical language skills. Infection Control and Standard Precautions chapter emphasizes the importance of maintaining health and safety in the health care work environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781428304208
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/07/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 530
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ann Senisi Scott previously served as the Coordinator of Leadership Programs at Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She also was the Coordinator of Health Occupations and Practical Nursing at Nassau Tech Board of Cooperative Education Services, Westbury, New York, where she was responsible for several health career programs offered at Nassau BOCES, including Practical Nursing, Nurse Assistance, Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Technician, Dental Assistant and Dental Lab. In addition, she worked to establish a career ladder program from health care worker to practical nurse. Before becoming the administrator of these programs, she taught Practical Nursing for more than 12 years.

Table of Contents

Preface How to Study Using Body Structures & Functions How to Use Body Structures & Functions, Eleventh Edition StudyWARE™ Prologue Chapter 1: Introduction to the Structural Units Chapter 2: Chemistry of Living Things Chapter 3: Cells Chapter 4: Tissues and Membranes Chapter 5: Integumentary System Chapter 6: Skeletal System Chapter 7: Muscular System Chapter 8: Central Nervous System Chapter 9: Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System Chapter 10: Special Senses Chapter 11: Endocrine System Chapter 12: Blood Chapter 13: Heart Chapter 14: Circulation and Blood Vessels Chapter 15: Lymphatic System and Immunity Chapter 16: Infection Control and Standard Precautions Chapter 17: Respiratory System Chapter 18: Digestive System Chapter 19: Nutrition Chapter 20: Urinary/Excretory System Chapter 21: Reproductive System Chapter 22: Genetics and Genetically Linked Diseases Appendix A: Metric Conversion Tables Appendix B: The Scientific Method Glossary Index

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