Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness - 13th Edition - ISBN: 9780702072765

Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness

13th Edition

Authors: Anne Waugh Allison Grant
Paperback ISBN: 9780702072772
Paperback ISBN: 9780702072765
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 9th May 2018
Page Count: 528
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Description

The new edition of the hugely successful Ross and Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness continues to bring its readers the core essentials of human biology presented in a clear and straightforward manner. Fully updated throughout, the book now comes with enhanced learning features including helpful revision questions and an all new art programme to help make learning even easier. The 13th edition retains its popular website, which contains a wide range of ‘critical thinking’ exercises as well as new animations, an audio-glossary, the unique Body Spectrum© online colouring and self-test program, and helpful weblinks. Ross and Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness will be of particular help to readers new to the subject area, those returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language isn’t English.

Key Features

  • Latest edition of the world’s most popular textbook on basic human anatomy and physiology with over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide
  • Clear, no nonsense writing style helps make learning easy
  • Accompanying website contains animations, audio-glossary, case studies and other self-assessment material, the unique Body Spectrum© online colouring and self-test software, and helpful weblinks
  • Includes basic pathology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders
  • Contains helpful learning features such as Learning Outcomes boxes, colour coding and design icons together with a stunning illustration and photography collection
  • Contains clear explanations of common prefixes, suffixes and roots, with helpful examples from the text, plus a glossary and an appendix of normal biological values.
  • Particularly valuable for students who are completely new to the subject, or returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language is not English

Table of Contents

Section 1 The body and its constituents

1 Anatomy and organisation of the body

2 Physiological chemistry and processes

3 Cells and tissues

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

Glossary

Normal values

Bibliography

Details

No. of pages:
528
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780702072772
Paperback ISBN:
9780702072765

About the Author

Anne Waugh

School of Acute and Continuing care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Senior Teaching Fellow and Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK

Allison Grant

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Department of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK