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Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease (Memmler'sthe Human Body in Health & Disease)by Barbara Janson Cohen
Synopses & Reviews
This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and the human disease process. With an accessible design and a robust multimedia electronic ancillary package, the Twelfth Edition is even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles. It builds on its solid foundation by seamlessly integrating the placement and relationship of the art and text. A new full-body transparency insert has been added to the text to assist students in performing a virtual dissection of the human body from skin down to bone.
The new editions’ PASSport to Success retains all the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities introduced with the last edition, plus additional animations and activities. The interface has been enhanced to improve the student experience, while the connection with the text has been strengthened with a list of ancillaries by learning style on each chapter opener. PrepU is now available wtih this text, which gives an additional opportunity for students to understand and retain key course concepts - and increase their levels of succcess in the class.
This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and the human disease process. With a new design and a robust new multimedia electronic ancillary package, this Eleventh Edition will be even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles.
This edition's new artwork includes real dissection photographs from Rohen's Color Atlas of Anatomy, Sixth Edition. New Disease in Context case scenarios integrated throughout each chapter show how content is applied to real-life situations. Icons direct students to relevant electronic materials.
The new PASSport to Success online student ancillary package includes a learning styles assessment that guides students to the interactive activities best suited to their individual learning style. Eleven different types of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities are presented on the PASSport Website and on a bound-in CD-ROM. LiveAdvise one-to-one online tutoring is also included.
This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, as well as an introduction to the human disease process. The well-organized text is presented in a manner that is easily digested and retained, with a writing style that is easy to understand and will engage students. Information covers normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, and chemistry.
Table of Contents
Unit I – The Body as a Whole
1: Organization of the Human Body
2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life
3: Cells and Their Functions
4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes
Unit II – Disease and the First Line of Defense
5: Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms
6: The Skin in Health and Disease
Unit III – Movement and Support
7: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints
8: The Muscular System
Unit IV – Coordination and Control
9: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
10: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
11: The Sensory System
12: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones
Unit V – Circulation and Body Defense
13: The Blood
14: The Heart and Heart Disease
15: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation
16: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue
17: Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines
Unit VI – Energy: Supply and Use
18: The Respiratory System
19: The Digestive System
20: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature
21: Body Fluids
22: The Urinary System
Unit VII – Perpetuation of Life
23: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
24: Development and Birth
25: Heredity and Hereditary Diseases
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