This brand new textbook is designed for an introductory course. It includes coverage of all body systems in an accessible format, grouping chapter information into manageable lessons. Detailed medical art and vocabulary exercises aid learning.
Author: Susan Jean Hall,Michelle A. Provost-Craig,William C. Rose
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub
Students learn best when they can relate what they are studying to familiar issues, problems, and experiences, and Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4th Edition does just that. With a clear and concise focus on anatomy and physiology, this new edition explains the normal structure of the human body and how it functions to maintain a state of balance and health - and covers need-to-know principles in an easy-to-understand manner. It focuses on how tissues, organs, and body systems work together to carry out activities such as maintaining body temperature, regulating blood pressure, learning, and responding to stress. Completely updated with a brand new art program, this engaging, user-friendly text clarifies concepts that are often difficult for various career-level health professions students to grasp through reading only. UNIQUE! Tools for Learning pedagogical approach ties together learning objectives, Quiz Yourself boxes, and chapter summaries to help summarize key material, identify important topics, and seamlessly test your comprehension as you work through the text. UNIQUE! Concept-statement headings and subheadings, clearly visible throughout the text, transform simple descriptions into key ideas that you should learn in each section of content. Need-to-know information includes only basic anatomy and physiology content to avoid causing confusion. Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter provide a brief synopsis of the chapter and act as a guide for you to prioritize topics. Learning objectives appear after main headings to help you concentrate on important information. Chapter summaries illustrate how the topics covered in each chapter support the learning objectives. Quiz Yourself boxes at the end of each major section reinforce information as it is learned, measure mastery of learning objectives, and test your knowledge and comprehension of key topics within the chapter. Glossary, including key terms, pronunciations, definitions, and chapter references, emphasizes and defines essential terminology. Key terms, presented with pronunciations in bold throughout the text, show you what terminology is critical to gaining a solid understanding of anatomy and physiology. Illustrated tables, with illustrations integrated into the rows and columns, bring tables to life and combine the functionality of succinct tabular material with the added visual benefit of illustrated concepts. A conversational style facilitates learning and ensures you are not intimidated. End-of-chapter quizzes consist of fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and new vocabulary matching exercises that let you evaluate your understanding of chapter content. You can find the answers on Evolve. Review questions, including labeling exercises, at the end of each chapter focus on important concepts and applications and allow you to relate structure to function. Study Guide, for sale separately, mirrors the text''s Table of Contents and includes study questions, labeling exercises, and crossword puzzles that provide you with a fun way to reinforce concepts learned in the text. Evolve site provides support and guidance for new instructors with minimal teaching experience - and facilitates student learning through a variety of interactive and supplemental resources. NEW! Audio chapter summaries on Evolve can be downloaded to your MP3 player, providing you with an easy, portable way to reinforce chapter concepts. NEW! Completely updated illustration program reinforces content and keeps the text fresh. NEW! Thoroughly updated content ensures material is accurate, current, and reflective of the latest research and topics related to anatomy and physiology. NEW! Key words with definitions and pronunciations, listed at the beginning of each chapter and in the Glossary, help reinforce your terminology comprehension. NEW! Matching vocabulary exercises added to chapter quizzes to help you identify important words and definitions. NEW! Answers to in-book questions on Evolve for instructors, instead of in the book, so instructors have the flexibility to provide or not provide answers to chapter quizzes and review questions from the book - and decide whether or not to use them for homework assignments.
Author: Eldra Pearl Solomon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Category: Human anatomy
INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY is for the fundamentals A&P science course. It requires no prior biology or chemistry knowledge. In addition this book exposes learners to the fundamentals of the human body and how it functions, specifically focusing on how body systems work together to promote homeostasis. Each body system chapter is self-contained and can be studied in any order preferred. Extensive coverage of diseases highlights common disorders that affect the body throughout the life span. Case Studies and Career Focus features help learners apply knowledge and consider careers for which an understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential (crime scene investigators, toxicologists, estheticians, medical animation specialists, food safety specialists, health care, etc.). Concept Maps illustrate how structure relates to function and Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis show learners how the entire body works as a whole. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of each chapter provide hands-on lab experience, without the need for a separate lab manual. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. The CD-ROM that accompanies the book engages learners through interactive activities, quizzes and animations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Donald C Rizzo
Publisher: Cengage Learning
A sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology is an essential basis for the effective clinical treatment of companion animals. The new third edition Introduction to Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology Textbook offers clear and comprehensive of the common companion animal species. Updated throughout with a new section added on large companion animals, the new edition features augmented online learning resources with new questions and quizzes. Students can test their knowledge with multi-choice questions, drag and drop exercises and an image bank, while instructors can download questions, figures and exercises to use as teaching aids. An essential first purchase for all those embarking upon a veterinary career Includes augmented on-line resources with self-assessment tools and teaching aids Comprehensive coverage of all major companion animal species New large animal section added covering the cow, sheep and pig 'Applied Anatomy' tips relate theory to clinical practice, showing the relationship between anatomy and physiology and the disease process
Author: Victoria Aspinall,Melanie Cappello
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
An exploration of the awe-inspiring creation that is the human body God created bodies that are both delicate and powerful, as well as incredibly complex Explore the structure, function, and regulation of the body in detail This junior high anatomy and physiology curriculum opens with the building blocks of the human body — the cells. Even the bones and muscles that give us strength and speed depend on many types of cells. Throughout the book you will learn things to do to keep your body healthy, though in a fallen, cursed world things are bound to go wrong, such as disease and injuries. As our journey though the human body progresses, it will be evident that this marvelous structure did not arise by chance. You will understand why God inspired the Psalm writer to say that the human body is “fearfully and wonderfully made”!
Author: Dr. Tommy Mitchell
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
Master content from the textbook with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Solomon's Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 3rd Edition, this workbook will assist students in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.
Author: Eldra Pearl Solomon,Mical K. Solomon,Karla Solomon
Fully updated, this new edition provides an introduction to normal, healthy physical development for all professionals who specialise in working with children. The author, an experienced nurse teacher, guides the reader through the key changes in body systems and functions from embryo to birth through childhood and adolescence. Chapter 1 sets the scene for physical needs in child development, such as the need to be warm and safe. Chapters 2 to 9 cover the body systems: skeletal; nervous; cardiovascular; respiratory; renal; digestive; reproductive; and immune. The embryology and physiological function at birth is explored in each chapter before the text moves on through the many changes over the next decade to puberty and the arrival at adult functioning. A new final chapter provides a holistic account of children’s development, body and mind. Each chapter is illustrated with line drawings and tables, and ends with scenarios which illustrate how knowledge supports good practice in a real-life situation, and a quiz to consolidate learning. Concise and clearly written, this introductory text will be essential reading for all those working with children and families in the health and social care sector, enabling them to ensure children enjoy a safe and healthy childhood in line with Every Child Matters and new national service framework directives.
A Guide for Students of Nursing, Child Care and Health
Author: Janet MacGregor
Category: Health & Fitness
Introduction to the Human Body combines exceptional content and outstanding visual, auditory, and interactive presentations for a multimodal and comprehensive learning experience. This digital course gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.
Author: Gerard J. Tortora,Bryan H. Derrickson
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
Anatomy & Phsiology: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear, jargon-free English and providing added-value features like summaries of key books and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors the way anatomy & physiology is taught on many university courses, providing a comprehensive introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Extensively illustrated, the book also covers modern methods of investigation, relevant aspects of modern genetics, sports injuries, environmental and evolutionary considerations, and the physiological aspects of AIDS. Topics covered include: cells and tissues; the skeleton; muscle; body coverings and body systems; the upper limb; the lower limb; the abdomen; tThe thorax; the head and neck; basic biophysics and chemistry; foodstuffs and vitamins; digestion; absorption, utilization and storage of digested food; blood, lymph and reticuloendothelial (immune) system; the heart and circulation; respiration; excretion; nervous system and sense organs; the endocrine system; reproduction and development; environmental considerations; evolution . Anatomy & Physiology employs the 'Breakthrough Method' to help you advance quickly at any subject, whether you're studing for an exam or just for your own interst. The Breakthrough Method is designed to overcome typical problems you'll face as learn new concepts and skills. - Problem: "I find it difficult to remember what I've read."; Solution: this book includes end-of-chapter summaries and questions to test your understanding. - Problem: "Lots of introductory books turn out to cover totally different topics than my course."; Solution: this book is written by a university lecturer who understands what students are expected to know.
Author: David Le Vay
Publisher: Teach Yourself
Study Guide for Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book - Revised Reprints
Author: Lois A Ball
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
From the French of A. Le Pileur
Author: Auguste Le Pileur
An all-in-one guide to the human body! Anatomy 101 offers an exciting look into the inner workings of the human body. Too often, textbooks turn the fascinating systems, processes, and figures of anatomy into tedious discourse that even Leonardo Da Vinci would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details, and instead, provides you with a compelling lesson in anatomy. Covering every aspect of anatomical development and physiology, each chapter details the different parts of the human body, how systems are formed, and disorders that could disrupt bodily functions. You'll unravel the mysteries of anatomy with unique, accessible elements like: Detailed charts of each system in the body Illustrations of cross sections Unique profiles of the most influential figures in medical history From cell chemistry to the respiratory system, Anatomy 101 is packed with hundreds of entertaining facts that you can't get anywhere else!
From Muscles and Bones to Organs and Systems, Your Guide to How the Human Body Works
Author: Kevin Langford
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Understanding small animal anatomy and physiology is the foundation to providing good veterinary care. This interactive workbook helps students relate theory to practice by using aids such as crosswords, word searches, quizzes, and labeling diagrams. Suggestions are made for group projects and practical tasks. Each chapter contains facts and key points in bullet-point format for quick reference, followed by several different activities designed to aid memory and support study. Fun and interactive exercises make this core subject understandable and enjoyable Includes hints and tips for effective study to help students get the most out of this practical workbook Interactive quizzes and practical tasks facilitate group study Focuses on key points, providing mnemonics and catch phrases to aid recall of important concepts A further reading list encourages additional study
A Workbook for Students
Author: Sally Bowden
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Ball’s Study Guide for Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4th Edition is a comprehensive learning tool designed to help you better understand the terminology and concepts presented in Solomon’s text. Its Table of Contents mirrors that of the text’s, and its new matching exercises and jumble games, fill-in-the-blank study questions, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, and more give you a fun way to test your mastery of the material. Updated with new content and art, this engaging Study Guide provides you with the tools you need to learn the language of anatomy and physiology. Labeling exercises, consisting of art from the textbook, reinforce understanding of where the structures of the body are located. Multiple choice end-of-chapter tests immediately let you know if you have mastered the content of that chapter, and better prepare you for multiple choice quizzes and exams in class. Chapter outlines and learning objectives from the textbook highlight essential content and the objectives you should master before beginning the exercises. Crossword puzzle activities encourage the use of new vocabulary words and emphasize the proper spelling of terms. Fill-in-the-blank exercises help you master and retain information in a fun and engaging way. Answers to exercises on Evolve so you can use this Study Guide to test your knowledge. NEW! All-new matching exercises and jumble games, mixed with traditional fill-in-the-blank questions, create more variety and give you more options for study. NEW! Updated content and art reflects changes made to the new edition of the text — and provides you with the tools you need to learn and master the concepts presented in the text.
Author: Lois A Ball
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology Get to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toe Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
Author: Erin Odya,Maggie A. Norris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Being the Two Introductory Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons, on the 21st and 25th of March, 1816
Author: Sir William Lawrence
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. 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
Author: Anne Waugh,Allison Grant
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The authors maintained a balance between structure and function and continue to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances. The acclaimed illustration program continues to be refined and is unsurpassed in the market. The thirteenth edition is fully integrated with a host of innovative electronic media, including WileyPlus 5.0. No other text and package offers a teaching and learning environment as rich and complete.
Author: Gerard J. Tortora,Bryan Derrickson
Category: Human anatomy
An Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Animal Cells
Author: Ellen McHenry