Study Guide for The Human Body in Health and Illness, 5th Edition

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Study Guide for The Human Body in Health and Illness, 5th Edition


Corresponding to the chapters in The Human Body in Health and Illness, 4th Edition, by Barbara Herlihy, this study guide offers fun and practical exercises to help you review, understand, and remember basic A&P. Even if you find science intimidating, this book can help you succeed.

    • Each chapter includes three parts:
      • Mastering the Basics with matching, ordering, labeling, diagram reading, and coloring exercises
      • Putting It All Together including multiple-choice quizzes and case studies
      • Challenge Yourself! with critical thinking questions and puzzles
    • Textbook page references are included with the questions to make it easier to review difficult topics.
    • Objectives at the beginning of each chapter reinforce the goals of the textbook and set a framework for study.
      • UPDATED content matches the new and revised material in the 5th edition of the textbook.
      • UPDATED coloring exercises improve your retention of the material.
      • NEW exercises are included on the endocrine system, hematocrit and blood coagulation, the preload and afterload function of the heart, identifying arteries and veins, the lymphatic system, and the components of the stomach.
      1. Introduction to the Human Body
      2. Basic Chemistry
      3. Cells 
      4. Cell Metabolism
      5.  Microbiology Basics
      6.  Tissues and Membranes
      7. Integumentary System and Body Temperature
      8. Skeletal System
      9. Muscular System
      10. Nervous System: Nervous Tissue and Brain
      11. Nervous System: Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerves
      12. Autonomic Nervous System
      13. Sensory System
      14. Endocrine System
      15. Blood
      16. Anatomy of the Heart
      17. Function of the Heart
      18. Anatomy of the Blood Vessels
      19. Functions of the Blood Vessels
      20. Lymphatic System
      21. Immune System
      22. Respiratory System
      23. Digestive System
      24. Urinary System
      25. Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
      26. Reproductive Systems
      27. Human Development and Heredity
      Barbara Herlihy, PhD(Physiology), RN, Professor, University of the Incarnate Word, School of Nursing and Health Professions, San Antonio, TX


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