Anatomy, Physiology and Disease eBook, 4th Edition

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Anatomy, Physiology and Disease eBook, 4th Edition

By Bruce J. Colbert, Jeff Ankney, Karen T. Lee
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Anatomy, Physiology, & Disease presents anatomy and physiology in the context of a journey to keep students engaged and interested. Features include an exciting chapter on biochemistry that helps students understand the relationship between chemistry and living organisms.

Updated, full-colour illustrations and photos provide real-world examples for learners. Incorporating the latest research and clinical information, updated features include Amazing Body Facts, Clinical Application, and Pharmacology Corners. Hands-on activities at the end of each chapter reinforce what students are learning while supporting curriculum standards.

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Table of contents
  • Chapter 1 Anatomy, Physiology and Disease: 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 The Nervous System: The Body’s Control Center
  • Chapter 10 The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control Center
  • Chapter 11 The 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 Basic Diagnostic Tests: What Do the Tests Tell Us?
  • Chapter 19 Anatomy and Physiology and the Scientific Method
  • Chapter 20 The Journey’s End: Now What?
  • Chapter 21 Health Care: Careers and Career Planning
  • Appendix A: Medical Terminology , Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings
  • Appendix B: Clinical Abbreviations and “Do Not Use” List
  • Appendix C: Infectious Diseases and Their Pathogens
  • Appendix D: Laboratory Reference Values
  • Appendix E: Multisystem Effects of Various Diseases and Conditions
  • Appendix F: Vitamins and Minerals: Sources, Function, and Effects of Deficiency and Toxicity
  • Appendix G: Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions
  • Glossary