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Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease for the Health Professions : WCB Applied Biology - Kathryn Booth

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease for the Health Professions

WCB Applied Biology

Paperback Published: 17th February 2012
ISBN: 9780073402222
Number Of Pages: 768
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Anatomy, Physiology and Disease for Health Professions connects human diseases and disorders to anatomy and physiology through application and clinical-based approaches. This edition offers a completely redesigned learning experience through larger, more focused art and expanded table of contents. Students will feel a new sense of engagement and motivation through Chapter Opening Case Studies that unfold as they move through each chapter.

Updated learning objectives and a wider variety and quantity of questions and exercises for have also been included with this edition.

About the Author

Kathryn A. Booth, RN-BSN, RMA (AMT), RPT, CPhT, MS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master's degree in education as well as certifications in phlebotomy, pharmacy tech, and medical assisting. She is an author, an educator, and a consultant for Total Care Programming, Inc. She has over 30 years of teaching, nursing, and healthcare experience that spans five states. As an educator, Kathy has been awarded the teacher of the year in three states where she taught various health sciences, including medical assisting in both a classroom and an online capacity. Kathy serves on the AMT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards committee, as well as the advisory board for two educational institutions.

She stays current through working at various practice settings as well as obtaining and maintaining certifications. Her larger goal is to develop up-to-date, dynamic healthcare educational materials to assist her and other educators and to promote healthcare professions. In addition, Kathy enjoys presenting innovative new learning solutions for the changing healthcare and educational landscape to her fellow professionals nationwide.

Terri D. Wyman, AS, CPC, CMRS has 35 years of experience in the healthcare field, first as a CMA specializing in hematology/oncology and homecare and then in the medical billing and coding field. At the suggestion of a coworker, she began her career in education as instructor and program director for both medical assisting and medical billing and coding programs for several technical schools in New England. Currently, Terri is the financial applications analyst at Baystate Wing Hospital, where her love of teaching continues in the hospital setting.

She is active with her local AAPC chapter and is on the National Advisory Board for the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). She provides continuing education opportunities for AMBA members by writing numerous billing and coding programs and speaking at their national conferences on medical coding topics, including ICD-10. In the rapidly changing world of healthcare billing and coding, she is excited to continue sharing the language of billing and coding with instructors, students, and career professionals.

Terri sends special thanks to Dale for his unending support and to Francis Stein, MD, whose patience with a new medical assistant years ago showed her the joy of learning and education.

Chapter 1 Concepts of the Human Body
Chapter 2 Concepts of Chemistry
Chapter 3 Concepts of Cells and Tissues
Chapter 4 Concepts of Disease
Chapter 5 Concepts of Microbiology
Chapter 6 Concepts of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid Base Balance
Chapter 7 The Integumentary System
Chapter 8 The Skeletal System
Chapter 9 The Muscular System
Chapter 10 Blood and Circulation
Chapter 11 The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 12 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Chapter 13 The Respiratory System
Chapter 14 The Nervous System
Chapter 15 The Urinary System
Chapter 16 The Male Reproductive System
Chapter 17 The Female Reproductive System
Chapter 18 Human Development
Chapter 19 The Digestive System
Chapter 20 Metabolic Function and Nutrition
Chapter 21 The Endocrine System
Chapter 22 Special Senses
Appendix I Diseases and Disorders
Appendix II Prefixes, Suffixes, and Word Roots in Commonly Used Medical Terms
Appendix III Abbreviations and Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Notations

ISBN: 9780073402222
ISBN-10: 0073402222
Series: WCB Applied Biology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 768
Published: 17th February 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.7 x 21.7  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 1.55
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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