Summary: Award-winning author Elaine N. Marieb brings her unique understanding of students' needs to Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Sixth Edition. The hallmarks of this popular text, which has introduced countless allied health students to the structure and function of the human body, are a clear and friendly writing style, just the right level of detail, and features that emphasize the relevance of A&P to students' lives and careers. The author uses numero ...show moreus analogies to clarify concepts, and consistently defines key terms to assist students who may have little or no background in science. The Sixth Edition includes clearer, crisper art to help students better visualize the human body. In addition, a greater career orientation assists students in understanding and remembering information vital to making a successful transition to their professional lives.