Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease, 6th Edition

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Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease, 6th Edition


Reinforce your understanding of the concepts in Patton and Thibodeau’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 6th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in the text, this study guide reviews essential medical terminology, concepts and processes related to the anatomy and physiology of the human body, and body function in health and disease. A variety of exercises make it easy to review and apply key concepts, and labeling of anatomy drawings helps you learn anatomical structures and terminology.

    • UPDATED! Did You Know? provides fun, interesting facts on A&P topics.
    • A brief synopsis at the beginning of each chapter previews core concepts that will be covered.
    • Crossword Puzzle, Unscramble and Word Find activities help you learn new vocabulary terms and their proper spelling.
    • Diagrams and labeling exercises reinforce your understanding of where the structures of the body are located.
    • Answers to exercises are located in the back of the study guide, along with page-number references to the textbook.
    • NEW! Know Your Medical Terms exercises help you learn and understand the various word parts used in medical terminology, as presented in the new Language of Science and Language of Medicine word lists in the textbook.
    • Matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises enhance your comprehension of chapter content.
    • Application questions develop your critical thinking skills and help you apply information to real-world scenarios.

    1. An Introduction to the Structure and Function of the Body

    2. Chemistry of Life

    3. Cells

    4. Tissues

    5. Organ Systems of the Body

    6. Mechanisms of Disease

    7. The Integumentary System and Body Membranes

    8. The Skeletal System

    9. The Muscular System

    10. The Nervous System

    11. The Senses

    12. The Endocrine System

    13. Blood

    14. The Heart

    15. The Circulation of the Blood

    16. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

    17. The Respiratory System

    18. The Digestive System

    19. Nutrition and Metabolism

    20. The Urinary System

    21. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    22. Acid-Base Balance

    23. The Reproductive Systems

    24. Growth and Development

    25. Genetics and Genetic Diseases

    Answer Key

    Linda Swisher, RN, EdD, Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI


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