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The Human Body in Health and Illness

Using colorful cartoons, humorous illustrations, and an easy-to-read approach, The Human Body in Health and Illness, 5th Edition makes it fun to learn anatomy & physiology. Step-by-step explanations, clever features, and clinical examples simplify A&P concepts and relate A&P to the real world. Organized by body system, this book shows how each organ is structurally designed to perform specific physiological tasks while demonstrating what happens to the body when a system does not function properly. Written by well-known author and educator Barbara Herlihy, The Human Body in Health and Illness makes A&P concepts easy to understand even if you have a limited background in the sciences.

Paperback, 576 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-7234-6

Contents

  • 1. Introduction to the Human Body
    2. Basic Chemistry
    3. Cells 
    4. Cell Metabolism
    5.  Microbiology Basics
    6.  Tissues and Membranes
    7. Integumentary System and Body Temperature
    8. Skeletal System
    9. Muscular System
    10. Nervous System: Nervous Tissue and Brain
    11. Nervous System: Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerves
    12. Autonomic Nervous System
    13. Sensory System
    14. Endocrine System
    15. Blood
    16. Anatomy of the Heart
    17. Function of the Heart
    18. Anatomy of the Blood Vessels
    19. Functions of the Blood Vessels
    20. Lymphatic System
    21. Immune System
    22. Respiratory System
    23. Digestive System
    24. Urinary System
    25. Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
    26. Reproductive Systems
    27. Human Development and Heredity

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