Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323402941, 9780323402903

Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease

7th Edition

Authors: Kevin Patton Linda Swisher Gary Thibodeau
Paperback ISBN: 9780323402941
eBook ISBN: 9780323402903
eBook ISBN: 9780323402934
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 31st January 2017
Page Count: 344

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Reinforce your understanding of the concepts in Patton’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in the text, this study guide reviews essential medical terminology, concepts, and processes related to anatomy and physiology, and explains how our body systems function in health and disease. Each chapter begins with a quick synopsis of the key points in the textbook chapter. A variety of exercises make it easy to review and apply key concepts, and labeling of anatomy drawings helps you learn anatomical terms and structures.

Key Features

  • Know your Medical Terms feature helps you understand A&P by familiarizing you with the various word parts used in medical terminology, and reinforces the Language of Medicine word lists in The Human Body in Health & Disease.
  • A comprehensive review ensures that you understand the textbook’s core concepts and essential content.
  • Application questions promote critical thinking, asking you to apply textbook information to the real world.
  • Diagrams, labeling exercises, and coloring exercises reinforce your understanding of the location of body structures.
  • Matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises aid in understanding anatomy and physiology concepts.
  • Crossword puzzles and word finds help you master new vocabulary terms.
  • Study tips in the preface offer insight into the most effective methods for learning and retaining information.
  • Answers to exercises are located at the end of the study guide, along with convenient textbook-page references.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Body
    2. Chemistry of Life
    3. Cells
    4. Tissues
    5. Organ Systems
    6. Mechanisms of Disease
    7. Skin and Membranes
    8. Skeletal System
    9. Muscular System
    10. Nervous System
    11. Senses
    12. Endocrine System
    13. Blood
    14. Heart and Heart Disease
    15. Circulation of the Blood
    16. Lymphatic System and Immunity
    17. Respiratory System
    18. Digestive System
    19. Nutrition and Metabolism
    20. Urinary System
    21. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
    22. Acid-Base Balance
    23. Reproductive Systems
    24. Growth and Development
    25. Genetics and Genetic Diseases
    Answers to Exercises


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About the Author

Kevin Patton

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, New York; Professor Emeritus of Life Sciences, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, Missouri; Assistant Professor Emeritus of Physiology, Course Director Emeritus in Human Physiology, St. Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Linda Swisher

Gary Thibodeau

Affiliations and Expertise

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