cover image - Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,13th Edition
ISBN: 9780702072833
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Elsevier
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Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 13th Edition

by Anne Waugh, BSc(Hons) MSc CertEd SRN RNT PFHEA and Allison Grant, BSc PhD FHEA
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,13th Edition
ISBN: 9780702072833
Page Count: 584
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $62.95
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The new edition of the hugely successful Ross and Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness continues to bring its readers the core essentials of human biology presented in a clear and straightforward manner. Fully updated throughout, the book now comes with enhanced learning features including helpful revision questions and an all new art programme to help make learning even easier. The 13th edition retains its popular website, which contains a wide range of ‘critical thinking’ exercises as well as new animations, an audio-glossary, the unique Body Spectrum© online colouring and self-test program, and helpful weblinks. Ross and Wilson Anatomy & Physiology in Health and Illness will be of particular help to readers new to the subject area, those returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language isn’t English.


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    • Latest edition of the world’s most popular textbook on basic human anatomy and physiology with over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide
    • Clear, no nonsense writing style helps make learning easy
    • Accompanying website contains animations, audio-glossary, case studies and other self-assessment material, the unique Body Spectrum© online colouring and self-test software, and helpful weblinks
    • Includes basic pathology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders
    • Contains helpful learning features such as Learning Outcomes boxes, colour coding and design icons together with a stunning illustration and photography collection
    • Contains clear explanations of common prefixes, suffixes and roots, with helpful examples from the text, plus a glossary and an appendix of normal biological values.
    • Particularly valuable for students who are completely new to the subject, or returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language is not English
    • All new illustration programme brings the book right up-to-date for today’s student
    • Helpful ‘Spot Check’ questions at the end of each topic to monitor progress
    • Fully updated throughout with the latest information on common and/or life threatening diseases and disorders
    • Review and Revise end-of-chapter exercises assist with reader understanding and recall
    • Over 150 animations – many of them newly created – help clarify underlying scientific and physiological principles and make learning fun
  • 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, BSc(Hons) MSc CertEd SRN RNT PFHEA, Former Senior Teaching Fellow and Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK and Allison Grant, BSc PhD FHEA, Lecturer, Department of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
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