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Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals : An Interactive Journey - With CD

Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals : An Interactive Journey - With CD - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131512689

Cover of Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals : An Interactive Journey - With CD 07 (ISBN 978-0131512689)
ISBN13: 978-0131512689
ISBN10: 0131512684
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $94.25

Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals : An Interactive Journey - With CD - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131512689

Bruce J. Colbert, Jeff Ankney and Karen Lee

ISBN13: 978-0131512689
ISBN10: 0131512684
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Anatomy and Physiology is a critical academic course you must master to succeed in the health professions. Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals: An Interactive Journey, combined with the built in Study Success Companion , integrated CD , and website are written to enhance learning of the material and discourages mass memorization of facts.

Students will enjoy reading this Anatomy and Physiology book. Supplemented with a CD, for a visual and interactive learning experience. Humor is used, where appropriate, as well as analogies to compare the human body to everyday things students can relate to.

Features

  • How do your students master the pronunciation of medical words?
  • Medical Terminology Guides: Provide proper Pronunciations and word part analysis in the margins where key terms are introduced aid students who must master pronunciation of medical words in order to avoid confusion and potentially dangerous situations in the work place.
  • How do you relate your teaching to actual clinical practice?
  • Clinical Applications: With Highlight boxes that show the relevance of what students are learning and how it is needed in clinical practice.
  • In your current course, how are the sciences presented?
  • Applied Sciences: Instead of a separate chemistry or physics chapter, the sciences are presented in context, so that students get the science material they need in a more digestible format.
  • How do you motivate your students? and how do you ensure they retain information?
  • Amazing Body Facts: Designed for student retention and motivation, these facts give them an appreciation of just how wonderful the human design is.
  • How do you tackle difficult concepts?
  • Learning Hints: Amusing stories or learning aids used to facilitate students learning difficult concepts.
  • Test Your Knowledge: After a concept is fully developed in the chapter a "Test Your Knowledge" insures that the student understands that concept before moving on.
  • How do you relate chapter contents to real-world situations?
  • Case Studies: Used to show the interrelatedness of what students are learning, the case study pulls together points in the chapter and is followed by end-of-chapter review questions to test the students overall knowledge.
  • What tools do you currently use to motivate students and help them gain a true understanding of the subject?
  • CD Interactive Exercises: are integrated with the text to help reinforce and motivate students to internalize the material for true learning.
  • Animations and short videos
  • Interactive exercises and games
  • Audio pronunciation glossary
  • Expanded readings on related diseases, treatments, and diagnostics

Table of Contents

Part I: Preparing for Your Journey


Chapter 1: Anatomy and 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: The Skeletal System: The Framework

Chapter 6: The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey

Chapter 7: The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering


Part II: The ControlCenter of the City


Chapter 8: The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center, Part One

Chapter 9: The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center, Part Two

Chapter 10: The Endocrine System: The Body's Other Control Center

Chapter 11: The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds


Part III: Specialized Services

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 Gastro-Intestinal System: Fuel for the Trip

Chapter 16: The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance

Chapter 17: The Reproduction System: Replacement and Repair

Part IV: Learning from the Journey

Chapter 18: The Journey's End: Now What?