Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323101257, 9780323291668

Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease

6th Edition

Authors: Linda Swisher Kevin Patton Gary Thibodeau
Paperback ISBN: 9780323101257
eBook ISBN: 9780323291668
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 15th February 2013
Page Count: 352

Description

Reinforce your understanding of the concepts in Patton and Thibodeau’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 6th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in the text, this study guide reviews essential medical terminology, concepts and processes related to the anatomy and physiology of the human body, and body function in health and disease. A variety of exercises make it easy to review and apply key concepts, and labeling of anatomy drawings helps you learn anatomical structures and terminology.

Key Features

  • UPDATED! Did You Know? provides fun, interesting facts on A&P topics.
  • A brief synopsis at the beginning of each chapter previews core concepts that will be covered.
  • Crossword Puzzle, Unscramble and Word Find activities help you learn new vocabulary terms and their proper spelling.
  • Diagrams and labeling exercises reinforce your understanding of where the structures of the body are located.
  • Answers to exercises are located in the back of the study guide, along with page-number references to the textbook.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Body

2. Chemistry of Life

3. Cells

4. Tissues

5. Organ Systems of the Body

6. Mechanisms of Disease

7. The Integumentary System and Body Membranes

8. The Skeletal System

9. The Muscular System

10. The Nervous System

11. The Senses

12. The Endocrine System

13. Blood

14. The Heart

15. The Circulation of the Blood

16. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

17. The Respiratory System

18. The Digestive System

19. Nutrition and Metabolism

20. The Urinary System

21. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

22. Acid-Base Balance

23. The Reproductive Systems

24. Growth and Development

25. Genetics and Genetic Diseases

Answer Key

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323291668
Paperback ISBN:
9780323101257

About the Author

Linda Swisher

Kevin Patton

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO

Gary Thibodeau

Affiliations and Expertise

Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI