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Key Message: Admired and respected for its precise and flawless illustrations,Essentials of Anatomy & Physiologyprovides readers with easy-to-follow explanations of core anatomy & physiology concepts. Crafted especially for students with no prior knowledge of anatomy & physiology and with little science background,Essentials of Anatomy & Physiologyprovides a solid framework for learning, interpreting, and applying information. Features such as Clinical Notes and Professional Profiles engage readers by showing them how concepts apply to healthcare workplace situations. The book is automatically packaged with the Interactive Physiology reg; 10-System Suite (IP-10) CD-ROM. Key Topics:An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, The Chemical Level of Organization, Cell Structure and Function, The Tissue Level of Organization, The Integumentary System, The Skeletal System, The Muscular System, The Nervous System, The General and Special Senses, The Endocrine System, The Cardiovascular System: Blood, The Cardiovascular System: The Heart, The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation, The Lymphoid System and Immunity, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Nutrition and Metabolism, The Urinary System, The Reproductive System, Development and Inheritance Market:Intended for those interested in learning the essentials of anatomy & physiology
Dr. Frederic (Ric) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy for work on the pathophysiology of stress. His publications include journal articles and contributed chapters, technical reports, and magazine articles. He is the lead author of six other undergraduate texts on anatomy and physiology or anatomy, and has a feature column, “Back to Basics,” in Physician License and Practice Today, a quarterly publication for medical students and residents. He is currently affiliated faculty of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and remains connected with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini has been active in the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) for 15 years, and was a member of the committee that established the course curriculum guidelines for A&P. He is now a President Emeritus of HAPS after serving as President-Elect, President, and Past-President over 2004–2007. He is also a member of the American Physiological Society, the American Association of Anatomists, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Australia/New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, the Hawaii Academy of Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology|
|The Chemical Level of Organization|
|Cell Structure and Function|
|The Tissue Level of Organization|
|The Integumentary System|
|The Skeletal System|
|The Muscular System|
|The Nervous System|
|The General and Special Senses|
|The Endocrine System|
|The Cardiovascular System: Blood|
|The Cardiovascular System: The Heart|
|The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation|
|The Lymphoid System and Immunity|
|The Respiratory System|
|The Digestive System|
|Nutrition and Metabolism|
|The Urinary System|
|The Reproductive System|
|Development and Inheritance?|
|Answers to Checkpoint and Chapter Review Questions?|
|A Periodic Chart of the Elements?|
|Weights and Measures?|
|Normal Physiological Values?|
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