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Appropriate for EMS / EMT (Intermediate) and Paramedic courses. Essentials ofA&Pfor Emergency Care: An Interactive Journey,along with the accompanying website, is written in a manner that will enhance learning of the material versus mass memorization of facts. Study skills and stress management tips in aSuccess Companionon the websiteto help readers along their journey through this course and beyond. The authors have strived to make anatomy and physiology "come alive" by using an engaging writing style to make it seem as if they are sitting next to students talking about the concepts. Humor, where appropriate, and analogies to compare the human body to everyday things to which learners can relate have been interwoven throughout the text. Finally, special features have been added in a unique fashion tailored to the visual learning styles and relevant learning that todayrs"s students require.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1     Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology: Learning the Language

Chapter 2     The Human Body: Reading the Map

Chapter 3     Biochemistry: The Basic Ingredients of Life

Chapter 4     The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks

Chapter 5     Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story

Chapter 6     The Skeletal System: The Framework 

Chapter 7     The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey

Chapter 8     The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering

Chapter 9    T he Nervous System (Part I): The Information Super Highway

Chapter 10     The Nervous System (Part II): The Traffic Control Center

Chapter 11     The Senses: The Sights and Sounds 

Chapter 12     The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control System

Chapter 13     The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply

Chapter 14     The Respiratory System: It’s a Gas

Chapter 15     The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems

Chapter 16     The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip

Chapter 17     The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance

Chapter 18    The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair

Chapter 19     The Journey’s End: Now What?

Appendix    Answers to Test Your Knowledge


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