Anatomy & Physiology For Health Professions

Paperback | December 31, 2014

byBruce J. Colbert, Jeff Ankney

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For courses in Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions.

Understanding The Human Form
Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals: An Interactive Journey is a hands-on study companion that guides nursing and allied health students through the systems of the human body. The volume employs a conversational tone and light humor to stimulate learning, rather than a mass memorization of facts. The enhanced Third Edition is a visually appealing guide to the human body attractive to today’s students of all learning styles.

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For courses in Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions. Understanding The Human Form Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals: An Interactive Journey is a hands-on study companion that guides nursing and allied health students through the systems of the human body. The volume employs a conversational tone and l...

Bruce Colbert is the Director of the Allied Health Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He holds a master’s in health education and administration, has authored nine books, has written several articles, and has given over 250 invited lectures and workshops at both the regional and national levels. Many of his works...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:December 31, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  2. The Human Body: Reading the Map
  3. Biochemistry: The Basic Ingredients of Life
  4. The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks
  5. Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story
  6. The Skeletal System: The Framework
  7. The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey
  8. The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering
  9. The Nervous System (Part I): The Information Super Highway
  10. The Nervous System (Part II): The Traffic Control Center
  11. The Senses: The Sights and Sounds
  12. The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control System
  13. The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply
  14. The Respiratory System: It’s a Gas
  15. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense
  16. The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip
  17. The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance
  18. The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair
  19. The Journey’s End: Now What?

Appendix A Answers to Test Your Knowledge
Appendix B Medical Terminology, Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings
Appendix C Clinical Abbreviations
Appendix D Laboratory Reference Values
Appendix E: Minerals and Vitamins: Sources, Functions, and Effects of Deficiency and Toxicity