Study Guide for Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology


  • Andrew Case, RN, APRN, MSN, LT, USNR

The all-new Study Guide for Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology offers valuable insights and guidance that will help you quickly master anatomy and physiology. This study guide features detailed advice on achieving good grades, getting the most out of the textbook, and using visual memory as a learning tool. It also contains learning objectives, unique study tips, and approximately 4,000 study questions with an answer key - all the tools to help you arrive at a complete understanding of human anatomy.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07451-3

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Constituents of the Human Body

1. Organization of the Human Body

2. The Chemistry of Life

3. Anatomy of Cells

4. Physiology of Cells

5. Cell Growth and Reproduction

6. Tissues and Their Functions

Unit 2: Support and Movement

7. Skin and Its Appendages

8. Skeletal Tissues

9. Bones and Joints

10. Muscular System

Unit 3: Communication, Control, and Integration

11. Cells of the Nervous System

12. Central Nervous System

13. Peripheral Nervous System

14. Sense Organs

15. Endocrine System

Unit 4 Transportation and Defense

16. Blood

17. Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System

18. Physiology of the Cardiovascular System

19. Lymphatic and Immune Systems

Unit 5 Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion

20. Respiratory System

21. Digestive System

22. Nutrition and Metabolism

23. Urinary System and Fluid Balance

Unit 6 Reproduction and Development

24. Male Reproductive System

25. Female Reproductive System

26. Growth and Development

27. Human Genetics and Heredity