Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions: An Interactive Journey eBook (4e) : 9780134876849

Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions: An Interactive Journey eBook (4e)

Colbert,B et al
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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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For courses in anatomy & physiology for health professions.

An engaging journey through the human form
Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions: An Interactive Journey is a hands-on, visually rich study companion guiding allied health and nursing students through human body systems and clinical applications. With a conversational tone, relatable analogies, and light humor, the authors provide an enjoyable read reinforcing lasting connections. The 4th edition presents the latest research and clinical applications in abnormal human A&P, plus new visual aids and practice opportunities.

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Table of contents
  • 1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • 2. The Human Body
  • 3. Biochemistry
  • 4. The Cells
  • 5. Tissues and Systems
  • 6. The Skeletal System
  • 7. The Muscular System
  • 8. The Integumentary System
  • 9. The Nervous System (Part I)
  • 10. The Nervous System (Part II)
  • 11. The Senses
  • 12. The Endocrine System
  • 13. The Cardiovascular System
  • 14. The Respiratory System
  • 15. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  • 16. The Gastrointestinal System
  • 17. The Urinary System
  • 18. The Reproductive System
  • 19. The Journey’s End
  • The Study Success Companion
  • Appendices
  • A. Answers to Test Your Knowledge
  • B. Medical Terminology, Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings
  • C. Clinical Abbreviations
  • D. Laboratory Reference Values
  • E. Vitamins and Minerals: Sources, Function, and Effects of Deficiency and Toxicity
Features & benefits

Latest research and clinical applications in human A&P

  • Revised - New and updated Clinical Applications present current research on A&P topics addressed in chapters, such as the new American Heart Association blood pressure classifications and guidelines
  • Revised - Updated body system disorder content provides learners with the most recent information and connects common diseases to changes in A&P.
  • Disease terminology and physical assessment concepts help students pronounce and analyse difficult medical words they may be unfamiliar with.
  • Amazing Body Facts include quirky insights into new research, clinical information, and technological advancements in A&P, such as the implications of drug resistance and effective uses of 3D printing.

Learning aids and visual appeal

  • Enhanced - Significantly enhanced select drawings with side-by-side micrographs help learners connect illustrative concepts to real-world scenarios.
  • New - New cellular and tissue tables complete with micrographs visually depict concepts described in the tables.
  • Updated - Revised learning outcomes synthesise key chapter concepts and serve as a study tool.

Practical applications

  • Revised - Updated Test Your Knowledge and end-of-chapter review questions let learners check their understanding of key concepts.
  • Case Studies apply chapter information to real-world situations in the medical field. Each study is followed by end-of-chapter review questions that reinforce student understanding of the topic.
  • Study Success Companion at the end of the text offers study skills and stress management tips, to aid students in their journey in your course and beyond.

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