Study Guide for Anatomy & Physiology

By

  • Linda Swisher, RN, EdD
  • Kevin Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO
  • Gary Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI

Practical and student-friendly, this helpful study guide reinforces comprehension of information covered in the sixth edition of the parent text and makes learning the anatomy and physiology easier. This valuable resource provides students with content review and application exercises necessary for success in their study of anatomy and physiology.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03723-5


Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: The Body as a Whole
Introduction: Seeing the Big Picture
1. Organization of the Body
2. The Chemical Basis of Life
3. Anatomy of Cells
4. Physiology of Cells
5. Tissues
UNIT TWO: Support and Movement
6. Skin and its Appendages
7. Skeletal Tissues
8. Skeletal System
9. Articulations
10. Anatomy of the Muscular System
11. Physiology of the Muscular System
UNIT THREE: Communication, Control, and Integration
12. Nervous System Cells
13. Central Nervous System
14. Peripheral Nervous System
15. Sense Organs
16. Endocrine System
UNIT FOUR: Transportation and Defense
17. Blood
18. Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System
19. Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
20. Lymphatic System
21. Immune System
22. Stress
UNIT FIVE: Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion
23. Anatomy of the Respiratory System
24. Physiology of the Respiratory System
25. Anatomy of the Digestive System
26. Physiology of the Digestive System
27. Nutrition and Metabolism
28. The Urinary System
29. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
30. Acid-Base Balance
UNIT SIX: Reproduction and Development
31. Male Reproductive System
32. Female Reproductive System
33. Growth and Development
34. Genetics and Heredity