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The Human Body in Health and Illness : 4th Edition - Barbara L. Herlihy

The Human Body in Health and Illness

4th Edition

Paperback

Published: 26th October 2010
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Using colorful cartoons, illustrations, and an easy-to-read approach, The Human Body in Health and Illness, 4th Edition makes it fun to learn anatomy & physiology. Clear, step-by-step explanations provide all the information you need to know, so concepts are easy to understand even if you have a limited background in the sciences. Written by well-known educator Barbara Herlihy, the book begins with a basic discussion of the human body and cellular structure and moves toward genetics and the greater complexity of the human organism. It breaks down complex concepts and processes into digestible chunks, and new features such as Re-Think and Go Figure! help you apply what you've learned to common problems in patient care.

Introduction to the Human Body
Basic Chemistry
Cells
Cell Metabolism
Microbiology Basics
Tissues and Membranes
Integumentary System and Body temperature
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Nervous System: Nervous Tissue and Brain
Nervous System: Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerves
Autonomic Nervous System
Sensory System
Endocrine System
Blood
Anatomy of the Heart
Function of the Heart
Anatomy of the Blood Vessels
Functions of the Blood Vessels
Lymphatic System
Immune System
Respiratory System
Digestive System
Urinary System
Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Reproductive Systems
Human Development and Heredity
Answers to Review Your Knowledge questions
Glossary
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ISBN: 9781416068426
ISBN-10: 1416068422
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 26th October 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 1.25