Anatomy & Physiology: An Integrative Approach

Hardcover | January 6, 2012

byMichael McKinley, Valerie O'Loughlin, Theresa Bidle

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The McKinley/O&#39Loughlin/Bidle: Anatomy & Physiology: An Integrative Approach text brings multiple elements of the study of A&P together in ways that maximise understanding. Text discussions provide structural details in the context of their functional significance to integrate coverage of anatomy and physiology in each chapter. Chapters emphasise the interdependence of body systems by weaving prior coverage of one system into textual explanations of how other systems work. These system relationships are also covered in &#8220Integrate: Concept Connection&#8221 boxes. All figures are carefully designed to support the text narrative, and carry brief textual explanations to make figures self-contained study tools.

Special &#8220Concept Overview&#8221 figures in each chapter tie together multi-faceted concepts in 1- or 2-page visual summaries. Applications are presented in &#8220Integrate: Clinical View&#8221 boxes to apply chapter content using clinical examples that show students what can go wrong in the body, to help crystallise understanding of the &##8220norm;&#8221 clinical scenarios are also used in &#8220What Do You Think?&#8221, &#8220Can You Apply What You&#39ve Learned?&#8221, and &#8220Can You Synthesise What You&#39ve Learned?&#8221 question sets; and career opportunities pursued by students studying A&P are highlighted at the beginning of each chapter. Everyday analogies and practical advice for remembering material are presented in &#8220Integrate: Learning Strategy&#8221 boxes. Chapters end with a summary of media tools available to help learn each chapter&#39s content.

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The McKinley/O&#39Loughlin/Bidle: Anatomy & Physiology: An Integrative Approach text brings multiple elements of the study of A&P together in ways that maximise understanding. Text discussions provide structural details in the context of their functional significance to integrate coverage of anatomy and physiology in each chapter. Chap...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.8 × 9.5 × 1.6 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073054615

ISBN - 13:9780073054612

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Table of Contents

1. Sciences of Anatomy and Physiology

2. Atoms, ScIons, and Molecules

3. Energy, Chemical Reactions, and Glucose Metabolism

4. Biology of the Cell

5. Tissue Organization

6. Integumentary System

7. Skeletal System: Bone Structure and Function

8. Skeletal System: Axial and Appendicular Skeleton

9. Skeletal System: Articulations

10. Muscular System: Muscle Tissue

11. Muscular System: Axial and Appendicular Muscles

12. Nervous System: Nervous Tissue

13. Nervous System: Brain and Cranial Nerves

14. Nervous System: Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves

15. Nervous System: Autonomic Nervous System

16. Nervous System: Senses

17. Endocrine System

18. Cardiovascular System: Blood

19. Cardiovascular System: The Heart

20. Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Circulation

21. Lymphatic System

22. The Immune System and the Body&#39s Defense

23. Respiratory System

24. Urinary System

25. Fluid and Electrolytes

26. Digestive System

27. Nutrition, Regulation of Metabolism, Energy, and Heat

28. Reproductive System

29. Development,Pregnancy, and Heredity