The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437703931, 9781437716313

The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System

4th Edition

Authors: Edith Applegate
Paperback ISBN: 9781437703931
eBook ISBN: 9781437716313
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th March 2010
Page Count: 528

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Human Body
  2. Chemistry, Matter, and Life
  3. Cell Structure and Function
  4. Tissues and Membranes                                                  
  5. Integumentary System
  6. Skeletal System
  7. Muscular System
  8. Nervous System
  9. Sensory System
  10. Endocrine System
  11. Cardiovascular System: The Heart
  12. Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
  13. Cardiovascular System: Blood
  14. Lymphatic System and Body Defense
  15. Respiratory System
  16. Digestive System
  17. Metabolism and Nutrition
  18. Urinary System and Body Fluids
  19. Reproductive System
  20. Development

Answers for Quick Check Questions

Answers for Vocabulary Quizzes

Glossary of Clinical Terms and Disorders

Glossary of Word Parts

Glossary of Abbreviations

General Glossary


Description

Who said learning A&P can't be fun? The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System, 4th Edition makes it easy to learn normal structure and function of the body, and summarizes the common disorders found in each body system. Written by well-known educator Edith Applegate, this book combines clear, crisp writing with hundreds of vibrant illustrations. This edition includes a stronger emphasis on medical vocabulary, so you understand key terms before you learn anatomy. A wide array of engaging features simplifies physiology concepts, and an Evolve website supports the book with a wealth of new learning opportunities. Even if you have little or no background in science, you will learn the A&P you need to enter your career!

Key Features

  • A clear and concise writing style makes the book easy to read and understand, even if you have a limited background in science.
  • Quick Check questions let you check your comprehension at various points within a chapter.
  • Chapter quizzes provide recall, thought, and application questions to check your understanding of A&P concepts.
  • An Evolve website includes online tutoring, a Body Spectrum coloring book, Anatomy & Physiology Pioneers boxes with brief biographies of trailblazers in science and medicine, 3-D animations, an audio glossary, Spanish pronunciations of key terms, and frequently asked questions.
  • Outlines and objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you prioritize your study.
  • Key terms are highlighted to help you analyze, pronounce, and spell important medical words.
  • A glossary provides definitions and a pronunciation guide for key terms.
  • Functional Relationships pages illustrate the connection between each individual system and the other body systems, showing how all systems work together.
  • Representative Disorders describe the common health issues associated with each body system.
  • Focus on Aging boxes describe the effects of aging on body systems.
  • Quick Applications boxes connect the material to real-world scenarios.
  • From the Pharmacy boxes describe common medications for each body system and include a brief description of the drug and its action, common uses, and abbreviations.

Details

No. of pages:
528
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437716313
eBook ISBN:
9780323290821
Paperback ISBN:
9781437703931

About the Authors

Edith Applegate Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Sciences and Mathematics, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, OH