The Human Body in Health and Illness - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323289023

The Human Body in Health and Illness - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

5th Edition

Authors: Barbara Herlihy
Paperback ISBN: 9780323289023
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th June 2014
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Human Body
2. Basic Chemistry
3. Cells
4. Cell Metabolism
5. Microbiology Basics
6. Tissues and Membranes
7. Integumentary System and Body Temperature
8. Skeletal System
9. Muscular System
10. Nervous System: Nervous Tissue and Brain
11. Nervous System: Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerves
12. Autonomic Nervous System
13. Sensory System
14. Endocrine System
15. Blood
16. Anatomy of the Heart
17. Function of the Heart
18. Anatomy of the Blood Vessels
19. Functions of the Blood Vessels
20. Lymphatic System
21. Immune System
22. Respiratory System
23. Digestive System
24. Urinary System
25. Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
26. Reproductive Systems
27. Human Development and Heredity

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780323289023

About the Author

Barbara Herlihy

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of the Incarnate Word, School of Nursing and Health Professions, San Antonio, TX