Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology - Text and Anatomy and Physiology Online Course (Access Code)

1st Edition


  • Kevin Patton
  • Gary Thibodeau
  • Matthew Douglas
    • Print ISBN 9780323053822

    Key Features

    • Consistent, unifying elements throughout the book help you understand the interrelation of body systems and how the structure and function of these change in relation to age and development.
    • A dynamic full-color design with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and illustrations visually reinforce and clarify complex concepts.
    • The unique Clear View of the Human Body transparencies display the internal view of male and female bodies along several different planes, strengthening your knowledge of the structure of the body.
    • Study hints offer specific suggestions for using many of the learning aids found in each chapter.
    • Student learning objectives highlight the things you should know after completing each chapter, helping you focus on the most important concepts.
    • Introductory Stories present real-life clinical situations at the beginning of each chapter, with follow-up questions that challenge you to apply what you've learned in practical and creative ways.
    • Quick Check questions after major sections reinforce learning by prompting you to immediately review new concepts.
    • Review questions at the end of every chapter help you determine how well you have mastered important concepts.
    • Critical thinking questions at the end of every chapter challenge your reasoning skills.
    • Learning resources on include A&P Connect, answers to Introductory Story questions, answers to Quick Check questions, audio chapter summaries, audio glossary, Body Spectrum Electronic Anatomy Coloring Book, FAQs, Mechanisms of Disease, online tutoring, Quick Guide to the Language and Science of Medicine, student post-test questions, and web links to related sites.
    • Anatomy and Physiology Online features a comprehensive and interactive online course with 22 modules following t

    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


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