cover image - The Human Body in Health & Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323113540
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Mosby
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The Human Body in Health & Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Kevin T. Patton, PhD and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - The Human Body in Health & Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323113540
Page Count: 800
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $52.95
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Get a complete introduction to A&P with the resources that makes challenging concepts easier to understand! The Human Body in Health & Disease, 6th Edition includes 25 highly visual, student-friendly chapters that cover the most important structures and functions of the human body. With detailed illustrations and the unique Clear View of the Human Body transparencies, A&P doesn’t get any clearer!

    • UNIQUE! Creative design includes more than 475 full-color photos and illustrations to simplify explanations of difficult material.
    • UNIQUE! Clear View of the Human Body transparencies embedded within the textbook provide a graphically stunning atlas of the male and female body that can be peeled back layer by layer.
    • Quick Check questions, active learning activities including case studies, study tips, outline summaries, and more provide helpful reviews and self-assessment opportunities. 
    • A straightforward, conversational writing style explains difficult anatomy and physiology principles.
    • UNIQUE! Special boxes throughout each chapter help reinforce and apply what you've learned with specific guidance in:
      • Health and Well-being
      • Clinical Applications
      • Research, Issues, and Trends
      • Science Applications
    • NEW! Art, layout, and content updates in each chapter give you the most current visual and textual information possible.
    • NEW! Terms and pronunciations lists at the beginning of each chapter familiarize you with new terms and the meanings of individual word parts.
    • NEW! Division of previous Cells and Tissues chapter breaks the material into two chapters (Chapter 3 Cells and Chapter 4 Tissues) so material can be presented in smaller chunks for easier student understanding.
    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

    Appendix A: Examples of Pathological Conditions

    Appendix B: Medical Terminology

    Appendix C: Clinical and Laboratory Values


    Illustration/Photo Credits


  • Kevin T. Patton, PhD, 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 and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
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