9780132050739

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease : An Interactive Journey for Health Professions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132050739

  • ISBN10:

    0132050730

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The engaging writing style of the book the added special features for visual learners, and the humor and analogies make this the perfect book for anyone in the allied health field. Anatomy, Physiology & Disease: An Interactive Journey includes an integrated student CDROM and website to enhance learning of the material and discourage memorization. Pathology is introduced after discussions of Anatomy and Physiology concepts in the form of special sections on related disease conditions, called Pathology Connections. This makes the connection as to why the understanding of the A&P concept discussed is so important to the pathologic process. Healthcare Professionals

Table of Contents

Anatomyand Physiology: Learning the Language
The Human Body: Reading the Map
The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks
Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story
Basic Diagnostic Tests: What Do The Tests Tell Us?
The Skeletal System: The Framework
The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey
The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering
The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center
The Endocrine System: The Body's Other Control Center
The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds
The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply
The Respiratory System: It's a Gas
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems
The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip
The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance
The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair
The Journey's End: Now What?The Study Success Companion: The Key to Your Successful Journey
Medical Terminology, Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings
Clinical Abbreviations
Infectious diseases and their pathogens
Laboratory Reference Values
Multi-System Effects of Various Diseases and Conditions
Glossary
Index
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