Key Features

  • Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject
  • Highly illustrated with clear colour diagrams and photographs
  • Regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision
  • Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter
  • Common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology
  • Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference
  • Access to additional electronic resources, including high-quality animations, colouring exercises, case studies, self-testing questions, an audio pronunciation guide and weblinks
  • An accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book.

     

    Table of Contents

    Section 1 The body and its constituents

    1 Introduction to the human body

    2 Introduction to the chemistry of life

    3 The cells, tissues and organisation of the body

    Section 2 Communication

    4 The blood

    5 The cardiovascular system

    6 The lymphatic system

    7 The nervous system

    8 The special senses

    9 The endocrine system

    Section 3 Intake of raw materials and elimination of waste

    10 The respiratory system

    11 Introduction to nutrition

    12 The digestive system

    13 The urinary system

    Section 4 Protection and survival

    14 The skin

    15 Resistance and immunity

    16 The musculoskeletal system

    17 Introduction to genetics

         18 The reproductive systems

    Details

    No. of pages:
    522
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702053214
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702063404
    Print ISBN:
    9780702053269
    Print ISBN:
    9780702053252