The Human Body in Health & Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323065078

The Human Body in Health & Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

5th Edition

Authors: Gary Thibodeau Kevin Patton
eBook ISBN: 9780323065078
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 16th March 2009

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Key Features

    • A straightforward, conversational writing style clearly explains difficult anatomic and physiologic terminology and principles.
    • Quick Check questions, Critical Thinking Challenges, case studies, chapter tests, and more provide helpful review and self-assessment opportunities at the end of each chapter.
    • Health and Well-Being boxes reinforce the basic concepts of human structure and function by applying them to current problems in public health, athletics, and fitness.
    • Clinical Applications demonstrate how disease affects normal function as well as how therapies can restore normal function.
    • Research, Issues, and Trends boxes focus on the dynamic fields of science, technology, and ethics underlying modern concerns in human biology.
    • Science Applications examine career paths by exploring the work of influential figures in the history of science.
    • Chapter outlines introduce each chapter and allow you to focus on the most important themes and concepts.
    • Chapter objectives identify key goals and highlight the information you should master in each chapter.


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    About the Author

    Gary Thibodeau

    Affiliations and Expertise

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

    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