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Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals : An Interactive Journey,9780131512689

Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals : An Interactive Journey

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Pub. Date:
3/28/2006
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Summary

This is the first Anatomy & Physiology text designed specifically for students preparing to become health professionals. Take a journey through each of the body systems with a fun, visual, applied approach that includes links to amazing multimedia activities and presentations.

Author Biography

Bruce Colbert is the Director of the Allied Health Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He holds a Master's Degree in Health Education and Administration, has authored four books and written several articles. A popular speaker, he has given over 175 invited lectures and workshops at both the regional and national level. His workshops provide teacher training involving techniques that make the health sciences interesting and relevant to today's students. In addition, he conducts workshops that deal with developing effective critical and creative thinking, stress and time management and study skills.

Table of Contents

About the Authors xiii
Preface xiv
Acknowledgments xiv
Contributors xv
Reviewers xvii
Special Features Directory Listing xviii
Anatomy & Physiology: Learning the Language
2(20)
What is Anatomy and Physiology?
4(2)
Anatomy
4(1)
Physiology
5(1)
Putting It All Together
5(1)
The Language
6(6)
Medical Terminology
6(3)
Abbreviations
9(2)
The Metric System
11(1)
The Language of Disease
12(2)
Signs and Symptoms of Disease
12(2)
Anatomy and Physiology Concepts You Will Encounter on Your Journey
14(4)
Metabolism
14(1)
Homeostasis
15(3)
Case Study
18(1)
Review Questions
19(2)
Suggested Activities
21(1)
The Human Body: Reading the Map
22(20)
The Map of the Human Body
24(15)
Body Positions
25(1)
Body Planes and Directional Terms
26(1)
Additional Directional Terms
27(3)
Body Cavities
30(3)
Body Regions
33(6)
Case Study
39(1)
Review Questions
40(1)
Suggested Activities
41(1)
The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks
42(26)
Overview of Cells
44(1)
Cell Structure
44(16)
Cell Membrane
45(1)
Transport Methods
46(5)
Cytoplasm
51(1)
Nucleus and Nucleolus
51(2)
Ribosomes
53(1)
Centrosomes
53(1)
Mitochondria
54(1)
Endoplasmic Reticulum
54(1)
Golgi Apparatus
55(1)
Lysosomes
55(1)
Other Interesting Parts
55(2)
Mitosis
57(1)
The Cell Cycle
57(3)
Microorganisms
60(5)
Bacteria
60(1)
Viruses
61(1)
Fungi
62(1)
Protozoa
62(3)
Case Study
65(1)
Review Questions
66(1)
Suggested Activities
67(1)
Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story
68(28)
Overview of Tissues
70(8)
Tissue Types
70(8)
Organs
78(1)
Systems
79(13)
Skeletal System
80(1)
Muscular System
81(1)
Integumentary System
82(1)
Nervous System
82(2)
Endocrine System
84(1)
Cardiovascular System
85(1)
Respiratory System
86(1)
Lymphatic and Immune System
87(1)
Gastrointestinal, or Digestive, System
88(1)
Urinary System
89(1)
Reproductive System
90(2)
Case Study
92(1)
Review Questions
93(2)
Suggested Activities
95(1)
The Skeletal System: The Framework
96(28)
System Overview: More Than the ``Bare Bones'' About Bones
98(12)
General Bone Classification
98(1)
Basic Bone Anatomy
99(1)
Bone Tissue
100(1)
Surface Structures of Bones
101(2)
Bone Growth and Repair
103(2)
Cartilage
105(1)
Joints and Ligaments
106(2)
Movement Classification
108(2)
The Skeleton
110(7)
Special Regions of the Skeletal System
110(7)
Common Disorders of the Skeletal System
117(4)
Case Study
121(1)
Review Questions
122(1)
Suggested Activities
123(1)
The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey
124(24)
Overview of the Muscular System
126(7)
Types of Muscles
126(2)
Skeletal Muscles
128(5)
Skeletal Muscle Movement
133
Contraction and Relaxation
133(1)
Movement Terminology
134
Muscular Movement
At the Cellular Level
135(4)
The Functional Unit of the Muscle
135(4)
Visceral or Smooth Muscle
139(1)
Cardiac Muscle
140(1)
Muscular Fuel
141(1)
Common Disorders of the Muscular System
142(3)
Case Study
145(1)
Review Questions
146(1)
Suggested Activities
147(1)
The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering
148(22)
System Overview
150(4)
Integumentary System Functions
150(1)
The Skin
150(4)
How Skin Heals
154(4)
Burns to the Skin
155(3)
Nails
158(1)
Hair
159(2)
Temperature Regulation
161(1)
Common Disorders of the Integumentary System
162(5)
Case Study
167(1)
Review Questions
168(1)
Suggested Activities
169(1)
The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center, Part One
170(26)
Organization
172(2)
The Parts and Basic Operation of the Nervous System
172(2)
Nervous Tissue
174(3)
Neuroglia
174(1)
Neurons
175(2)
How Neurons Work
177(7)
Excitable Cells
177(1)
Action Potentials
177(2)
Local Potentials
179(1)
Impulse Conduction
179(2)
How Synapses Work
181(3)
Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
184(6)
External Anatomy
184(1)
Internal Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
185(5)
Common Disorders of the Nervous System
190(3)
Case Study
193(1)
Review Questions
194(1)
Suggested Activities
195(1)
The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center, Part Two
196(26)
The Brain and Cranial Nerves
198(1)
Overall Organization
198(7)
The Brain's External Anatomy
198(4)
Internal Anatomy of the Brain
202(3)
Cranial Nerves
205(3)
The Big Picture: Integration of Brain, Spinal Cord, and PNS
208(2)
The Somatic Sensory System
208(2)
The Big Picture: The Motor System
210(4)
Subcortical Structures
211(1)
Spinal Cord Pathways
212(1)
The Role of the Cerebellum
213(1)
The Autonomic Nervous System
214(2)
The Sympathetic Branch
214(1)
The Parasympathetic Branch
214(2)
Putting the Autonomic System All Together
216(1)
Other System
216(1)
The Limbic System
216(1)
The Reticular System
216(1)
Common Disorders of the Nervous System
216(3)
Case Study
219(1)
Review Questions
220(1)
Suggested Activities
221(1)
The Endocrine System: The Body's Other Control Center
222(24)
Organization of The Endrocrine System
224(3)
Endocrine Organs
224(1)
Hormones
225(2)
Control of Endocrine Activity
227(5)
Homeostasis and Negative Feedback
227(2)
Sources of Control of Hormone Levels
229(3)
The Major Endocrine Organs
232(8)
The Hypothalamus
232(1)
The Pituitary
232(4)
The Thyroid gland
236(1)
The Thymus Gland
237(1)
The Pineal Gland
237(1)
The Pancreas
237(1)
The Adrenal Glands
238(2)
The Gonads
240(1)
Common Disorders of The Endocrine System
240(3)
Case Study
243(1)
Review Questions
244(1)
Suggested Activities
245(1)
The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds
246(22)
The Different Senses
248(1)
Sense of Sight
249(4)
The External Structures of the Eye
249(1)
The Internal Structures of the Eye
250(3)
The Sense of Hearing
253(4)
Structures of the Ear
253(4)
Other Senses
257(3)
Taste
257(1)
Smell
258(1)
Touch
258(2)
Common Disorders of The Eye and Ear
260(4)
Case Study
264(1)
Review Questions
265(1)
Suggested Activities
266(2)
The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply
268(34)
System Overview
270(1)
Incredible Pumps: The Heart
271(9)
General Structure and Function
271(2)
Cardiac Cycle
273(7)
Blood
280(6)
Blood Composition
281(1)
Red Blood Cells
281(1)
White Blood Cells
281(2)
Thrombocytes
283(1)
Blood Types and Transfusions
284(2)
Blood Vessels: The Vascular System
286(5)
Structure and Function
286(2)
The Capillaries
288(1)
Blood Clotting
289(2)
Common Disorders of The Cardiovascular System
291(5)
Pump Problems
292(1)
Vessel Problems
293(1)
Blood Problems
294(2)
The Lymphatic Connection
296(2)
Case Study
298(1)
Review Questions
299(2)
Suggested Activities
301(1)
The Respiratory System: It's a Gas
302(32)
System Overview
304(4)
Ventilation Versus Respiration
305(3)
The Respiratory System
308(8)
The Airways and the Lungs
308(1)
The Upper Airways of the Respiratory Tract
308(4)
The Sinuses
312(1)
The Pharynx
313(1)
The Larynx
314(2)
The Lower Respiratory Tract
316(10)
The Alveolar Capillary Membrane: Where the Action Is
318(4)
The Housing of the Lungs and Related Structures
322(1)
The Actual Lungs
322(1)
The Protective Bony Thorax
322(1)
How We Breathe
323(3)
Common Disorders of The Respiratory System
326(4)
Case Study
330(1)
Review Questions
331(2)
Suggested Activities
333(1)
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems
334(32)
The Defense Zone
336(1)
The Lymphatic System
336(5)
The Immune System
341(7)
Antigens and Antibodies
341(1)
Innate Versus Adaptive Immunity
342(1)
Components of the Immune system
343(5)
How The Immune System Works
348(9)
Innate Immunity
348(1)
Adaptive Immunity
349(5)
B and T Cell Action
354(3)
The Big Picture
357(1)
Common Disorders of The Immune System
358(4)
Immunodeficiency Disorders
359(1)
Autoimmune Disorders
359(1)
Hypersensitivity Reactions
359(3)
Case Study
362(1)
Review Questions
363(2)
Suggested Activities
365(1)
The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip
366(34)
System Overview
368(2)
The Mouth and Oral Cavity
370(4)
Tongue
370(1)
Salivary Glands
370(2)
Teeth
372(2)
Pharynx
374(1)
Esophagus
374(1)
The Walls of The Alimentary Canal
375(2)
Stomach
377(4)
Small Intestine
381(4)
Large Intestine
385(2)
Accessory Organs
387(3)
Liver
387(1)
Gallbladder
388(1)
Pancreas
389(1)
Common Disorders of The Digestive System
390(6)
Case Study
396(1)
Review Questions
397(2)
Suggested Activities
399(1)
The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance
400(24)
System Overview
402(1)
The Anatomy of The Kidney
403(6)
External Anatomy
403(1)
Internal Anatomy
403(3)
Microscopic Anatomy of the Kidney: The Nephron
406(3)
Urine Formation
409(9)
Control of Filtration
410(7)
The Urinary Bladder and Urination Reflex
417(1)
Common Disorders of The Urinary System
418(3)
Case Study
421(1)
Review Questions
422(1)
Suggested Activities
423(1)
The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair
424(34)
Tissue Growth and Replacement
426(1)
Mitosis
426(1)
Sexual Reproduction
427(2)
Reduction Division: Meiosis
427(2)
The Human Life Cycle
429(2)
The Human Reproduction System
431(5)
Female Anatomy
431(5)
Reproductive Physiology: Female
436(11)
The Menstrual Cycle
436(6)
Male Anatomy
442(2)
Spermatogenesis
444(3)
Pregnancy
447(2)
Common Disorders of The Reproductive System
449(6)
Diseases of the Female Reproductive System
449(3)
Diseases of the Male Reproductive System
452(3)
Case Study
455(1)
Review Questions
456(1)
Suggested Activities
457(1)
The Journey's End: Now What?
458(28)
Forensic Science
460(4)
Disease Detection
461(1)
Primitive Surgery
461(1)
Remains Identification
461(1)
Murder Most Foul!
462(1)
Fingerprints
463(1)
DNA Fingerprinting
463(1)
Geriatrics
464(4)
General Body Changes
465(1)
Gustatory Changes
465(1)
The Brain and Nervous System
465(1)
The Cardiovascular System
466(1)
The Genitourinary System
467(1)
The Integumentary System
467(1)
Polypharmacy
467(1)
Wellness
468(8)
Nervous System
468(1)
Skeletal System
469(1)
Muscular System
469(1)
Integumentary System
470(1)
Cardiovascular System
470(1)
Respiratory System
471(1)
Gastrointestinal System
472(1)
Endocrine System
472(1)
Sensory System
472(1)
Immune System
472(4)
Reproductive System
476(1)
Cancer Prevention and Treatment
476(3)
More Amazing Facts
479(3)
Case Study
482(1)
Review Questions
483(1)
Suggested Activities
484(2)
The Study Success Companion: The Key to Your Successful Journey
486(19)
Why Use this Study Success Companion?
487(1)
Study Skills
487(4)
Select a Good Time and Place to Study
488(1)
Use Good Study Habits
489(1)
Take Care of Yourself
490(1)
Stress Management
491(5)
Stress Misconceptions
491(1)
What Causes Physical and Emotional Stress?
492(1)
A Stress Management System
493(1)
Effective Copying Strategies
494(1)
Effective Physical Strategies
494(2)
The Mathematical Language of Anatomy & Physiology and Medicine
496(9)
Why Learn the Metric System?
496(1)
Exponential Powers of Ten
497(1)
Systems of Measurement
497(3)
Conversion of Units
500(1)
Factor Label Method for Conversion Between Systems
501(4)
Appendix A Answers to Test Your Knowledge 505(5)
Appendix B Medical Terminology Word Parts and Singular and Plural Endings 510(7)
Appendix C Clinical Abbreviations 517(10)
Appendix D Lab Values 527(3)
Glossary 530(23)
Index 553


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