Synopses & Reviews
Visualizing Anatomy and Physiology will be a visually powerful textbook, illustrated for maximum pedagogical effect, up-to-the-minute in all aspects of anatomical science and physiology, and integrated with its accompanying digital media. It emphasizes critical thinking and integrates health and diseases and links them to the everyday life of the reader. Understanding precisely what an anatomical structure does and how its shape enables this function helps the reader learn and remember the myriad details of anatomy.
Table of Contents
1 Organization of the Human Body.
2 Introductory Chemistry.
3 Cells and Tissues.
4 The Integumentary System.
5 The Skeletal System.
6 The Muscular System.
7 The Nervous System.
8 Somatic Senses and Special Senses.
9 The Endocrine System.
10 The Cardiovascular System: Blood.
11 The Cardiovascular System: Heart, Blood Vessels, and Circulation.
12 The Lymphatic System and Immunity.
13 The Respiratory System.
14 The Digestive System, Nutrition, and Metabolism.
15 The Urinary System, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance.
16 The Reproductive Systems.
Appendix A Periodic Table.
Appendix B Measurements.
Appendix C Answers to Self-Tests.
Line Art Credits.