Synopses & Reviews
Based on Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease, this text is an excellent primer that focuses on normal anatomy and physiology. With a new design and a robust new multimedia electronic ancillary package, this Ninth 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 A&P in Action 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.
Based on Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease, this text focuses on anatomy and physiology without the content on disease. It is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, basic microbiology, and chemistry. The friendly format makes normal anatomy and physiology easy to understand and remember. Students can turn to this valuable resource again and again for accurate, reliable, up-to-date information.
Based on Memmler's The Human Body in Health and Disease, this textbook is an excellent primer that focuses on normal anatomy and physiology. With an accessible design and a robust multimedia electronic ancillary package, the Tenth 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.
Table of Contents
Unit I – The Body as a Whole1: Organization of the Human Body2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life3: Cells and Their Functions4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes5: The Integumentary System Unit III – Movement and Support6: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints7: The Muscular System Unit IV – Coordination and Control8: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves9: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves10: The Sensory System11: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones Unit V – Circulation and Body Defense12: The Blood13: The Heart and Heart Disease14: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation15: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue Unit VI – Energy: Supply and Use16: The Respiratory System17: The Digestive System18: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature19: The Urinary System and Body Fluids Unit VII – Perpetuation of Life20: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems21: Development and Heredity GlossaryGlossary of Word PartsAppendicesIndex