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cover image - Structure & Function of the Body - Softcover,16th Edition
ISBN: 9780323597791
Page Count: 600
Imprint: Mosby
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Structure & Function of the Body - Softcover, 16th Edition

by Kevin T. Patton, PhD and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD

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cover image - Structure & Function of the Body - Softcover,16th Edition
ISBN: 9780323597791
Page Count: 600
Imprint: Mosby
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Get a solid understanding of the human body! Using simple, conversational language and vivid animations and illustrations, Structure & Function of the Body, 16th Edition introduces the normal structure and function of the human body and what the body does to maintain homeostasis. To help make difficult A&P concepts easy to understand, this new edition features thoroughly revised content and review questions which reflect the most current information available and a unique 22-page, semi-transparent insert of the human body. Plus, Connect It! boxes throughout directly correlate to online content giving you additional clinical and scientific insights essential to patient care!

    • 22-page Clear View of the Human Body is a unique, full-color, semi-transparent insert depicting the human body (male and female) in layers.
    • Conversational and clear writing style makes content easy to read and understand.
    • Full-color design contains more than 400 drawings and photos.
    • Updated study tips sections at the beginning of each chapter help break down difficult topics and guide you on how to best use book features to their advantage.
    • Questions for student review are found throughout the chapters and cover critical thinking, open-ended, fill-in-the-blank, matching, multiple-choice, and other question formats.
    • Special boxes such as Health and Well-Being boxes, Clinical Application boxes, Research and Trends boxes, and more help you apply what you have learned to your future career.
    • Language of Science and Medicine section in each chapter includes key terms, word parts, and pronunciations to place a greater focus on medical terminology.
    • Resources on the Evolve companion website include Animation Direct, audio summaries, audio glossary, a new online coloring book, review questions, and FAQs.
    • NEW! Thoroughly revised chapters, illustrations, and review questions reflect the most current information available.
    • NEW! Connect It! boxes refer you to online content providing additional clinical and scientific insights.
    • NEW! A&P contributors join Dr. Patton to enhance the content and bring additional perspectives to the book.
  • 1. Introduction to the Body
    2. Chemistry of Life
    3. Cells
    4. Tissues
    5. Organ Systems
    6. Skin and Membranes
    7. Skeletal System
    8. Muscular System
    9. Nervous System
    10. Senses
    11. Endocrine System
    12. Blood
    13. Cardiovascular System
    14. Lymphatic System and Immunity
    15. Respiratory System
    16. Digestive System
    17. Nutrition and Metabolism
    18. Urinary System
    19. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
    20. Acid-Base Balance
    21. Reproductive Systems
    22. Growth, Development, and Aging
    Appendix A: Body Mass Index
    Appendix B: Common Medical Abbreviations, Prefixes, and Suffixes
    Appendix C: Chapter Test Answers
    Glossary
    Illustration/Photo Credits
  • Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Life Sciences,St. Charles Community College Cottleville, MO Professor of Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (HAPI adjunct) Northeast College of Health Sciences Seneca Falls, NY 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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