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cover image - Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),14th Edition
ISBN: 9780323834650
Publication Date: 07-18-2022
Page Count: 598
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $36.99

Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 14th Edition

by Anne Waugh, MSc CertEd SRN RNT FHEA and Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323834650
Publication Date: 07-18-2022
Page Count: 598
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $36.99
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    • Clear and easy to read – suitable for students new to the area and anyone whose first language is not English
    • Hundreds of stunning illustrations and images to make learning easy
    • Helpful learning features such as Learning Outcomes boxes, colour coding and orientation icons to facilitate navigation
    • Definitions of common prefixes, suffixes and roots, examples, glossary and an appendix of normal biological values
    • Self-assessment activities in each chapter, including ‘spot check’ questions for each section and case studies with answers to develop understanding of key principles
    • Accompanying website with animations, videos, audio-glossary and other self-assessment material

    Evolve Study Resources

    Online content offered with Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 14th edition includes:

    • New for this edition – a set of expert-narrated 3D videos summarizing key topics in the book, powered by Complete Anatomy: the world’s most advanced 3D anatomy platform
    • Over 120 animations clarifying underlying principles and make learning fun
    • More than 1700 audio glossary entries
    • Body Spectrum © online colouring and self-test software
    • Self-assessment questions to help students test their knowledge
  • Section 1 The body and its constituents

    1 Anatomy and organisation of the body

    2 Physiological chemistry and processes

    3 Cells and tissues

    Section 2 Communication

    4 The blood

    5 The cardiovascular system

    6 The lymphatic system

    7 The nervous system

    8 The special senses

    9 The endocrine system

    Section 3 Intake of raw materials and elimination of waste

    10 The respiratory system

    11 Introduction to nutrition

    12 The digestive system

    13 The urinary system

    Section 4 Protection and survival

    14 The skin

    15 Resistance and immunity

    16 The musculoskeletal system

    17 Introduction to genetics

    18 The reproductive systems

    Glossary

    Normal values

    Bibliography

  • Anne Waugh, MSc CertEd SRN RNT FHEA, School of Acute and Continuing care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK and Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
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