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Schaum's Easy Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology : 2nd Edition - Kent M. Van De Graaff

Schaum's Easy Outline of Human Anatomy and Physiology

2nd Edition

Paperback Published: 22nd September 2010
ISBN: 9780071745864
Number Of Pages: 192

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When you need just the essentials of human anatomy and physiology, this Easy Outlines book is there to help. If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of human anatomy and physiology, it's got to be "Schaum's Easy Outline". This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its "Schaum's Outline" cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials. Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review, this title gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields. So small and light that it fits in your backpack! Topics covered include: Introduction to the Human Body, Cellular Chemistry, Cell Structure and Function, Tissues, Integumentary System, Skeletal System, Muscle Tissue and Mode of Contraction, Muscular System, Nervous Tissue, Central Nervous System, Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System, Sensory Organs, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular System - Blood, and Cardiovascular System - The Heart.

About the Authors

Dr. Kent Van De Graaff is a well-known and highly respected author. For McGraw-Hill, he has written the best selling human anatomy text and a top human A&P text. He received his Ph.D. from Northern Arizona University

R. Ward Rhees is a Professor of Zoology at Brigham Young University. He received his B.S. (1967) in Pharmacy at the University of Utah and his Ph.D. (1971) in Physiology at Colorado State University. He taught at Weber State College and has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Anatomy and the Brian Research Institute at the UCLA School of Medicine. His research on sexual differentiation of the brain has been published in numerous leading scholarly journals and presented at national and international conferences.

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Introduction to the Human Bodyp. 1
Cellular Chemistryp. 7
Cell Structure and Functionp. 14
Tissuesp. 21
Integumentary Systemp. 28
Skeletal Systemp. 34
Muscle Tissue and Mode of Contractionp. 49
Muscular Systemp. 58
Nervous Tissuep. 65
Central Nervous Systemp. 72
Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 79
Sensory Organsp. 88
Endocrine Systemp. 97
Cardiovascular System: Bloodp. 104
Cardiovascular System: The Heartp. 110
Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Blood Circulationp. 118
Lymphatic System and Body Immunityp. 125
Respiratory Systemp. 132
Digestive Systemp. 139
Metabolism, and Temperature Regulationp. 148
Urinary Systemp. 154
Water and Electrolyte Balancep. 161
Reproductive Systemp. 165
Indexp. 175
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ISBN: 9780071745864
ISBN-10: 0071745866
Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 22nd September 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised