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Survival Guide for Anatomy & Physiology

Don’t be overwhelmed by the perils and pitfalls of learning A&P! Survival Guide for Anatomy & Physiology, 2nd Edition provides a quick and easy overview of tips, strategies, and key A&P content to make studying more productive, more fun, and less time-consuming. A perfect on-the-go reference, this handy guide is packed with colorful cartoons, A&P visuals, illustrated tables, and keen insights to help you prepare for even the most dangerous labs and exams. Joining this excellent adventure are two new survival skills chapters plus strategies for using digital resources effectively. Written by renowned author and educator Kevin Patton, this book makes it easier to survive and conquer A&P!

Paperback, 400 Pages

Published: October 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-11280-2


  • PART 1: Introduction to the Survival Skills
    Survival Skill 1: Have a Winning Attitude
    Survival Skill 2: Know Your Learning Style
    Survival Skill 3: Know the Language
    Survival Skill 4: Plan a Learning Strategy
    Survival Skill 5: Arrange a Suitable Study Area
    Survival Skill 6: Plan a Reading Strategy
    Survival Skill 7: Analyze Your Note-Taking Skills
    Survival Skill 8: Study Actively
    Survival Skill 9: Use All Your Resources
    Survival Skill 10: Prepare for Tests
    Survival Skill 11: Use Test-Taking Strategies During and After a Test
    Survival Skill 12: What To Do If You Get Lost
    Special Survival Skills
     - Learners with Special Needs
     - Pronunciation
     - Time Management Tools
     - Returning Learners
     - Using Flash Cards Effectively
     - Using Your Digital Device to Study A&P
     - Test Anxiety
     - Climbing the Learning Pyramid
     - English as a Second Language
     - The Student Laboratory
    PART 2: Maps, Charts, & Shortcuts, Special Survival Skills: Using Models and Analogies
    1. The Body as a Whole
    2. Support and Movement
    3. Communication, Control, and Integration
    4. Transportation and Defense
    5. Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion
    6. Reproduction and Development
    Common Word Parts
    Common Abbreviations


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