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
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 ...show less
Edition/Copyright:09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Pearson Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Chapter 1 Anatomyand Physiology: Learning the Language Chapter 2 The Human Body: Reading the Map Chapter 3 The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks Chapter 4 Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story Chapter 5 Basic Diagnostic Tests: What Do The Tests Tell Us? 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 The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center Chapter 10 The Endocrine System: The Body's Other Control Center Chapter 11 The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds Chapter 12 The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply Chapter 13 The Respiratory System: It's a Gas Chapter 14 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems Chapter 15 The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip Chapter 16 The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance Chapter 17 The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair Chapter 18 The Journey's End: Now What? The Study Success Companion: The Key to Your Successful Journey Appendix A Medical Terminology, Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings Appendix B Clinical Abbreviations Appendix C Infectious diseases and their pathogens Appendix D Laboratory Reference Values Appendix E: Multi-System Effects of Various Diseases and Conditions Glossary Index
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