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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 10/1/2009.
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Now in its third edition, this best selling full-color text is better than ever! We retained all the special features from the previous edition including Career Focus; As the Body Ages; Health Alert; Common Disease, Disorders, and Conditions; Concept Maps, and Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis, and added four new features to enhance your learning, broaden your experience of the anatomy and physiology material and help you put it all together. Designed for a one-semester course, this book introduces learners in the allied health field with little or no prior biology knowledge to anatomy and physiology. Content is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Chapters are self-contained so instructors can teach in any order preferred. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of chapters provide hands-on lab experience. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. The CD-ROM that accompanies the book engages you in learning through interactive activities, quizzes and animations. The book offers a comprehensive supplemental package to support multiple learning styles and leverages the latest technology.
Table of Contents
|The Human Body|
|The Chemistry of Life|
|Cellular Metabolism and Reproduction: Mitosis and Meiosis|
|The Integumentary System|
|The Skeletal System|
|The Articular System|
|The Muscular System|
|The Nervous System: Introduction, Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves|
|The Nervous System: The Brain, Cranial Nerves, Autonomic Nervous System and the Special Senses|
|The Endocrine System|
|The Cardiovascular System|
|The Lymphatic System|
|Nutrition and the Digestive System|
|The Respiratory System|
|The Urinary System|
|The Reproductive System|
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