Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions: An Interactive Journey, 4th edition

  • Bruce J. Colbert, 
  • Jeff J. Ankney, 
  • Karen T. Lee

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Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions is a hands-on, visually rich study companion guiding you through human body systems and clinical applications. With a conversational tone, relatable analogies and light humor, the authors provide an enjoyable read that reinforces lasting connections.

With this text, you'll learn how to pronounce and analyze difficult medical words. You'll also come away with quirky insights into new A&P research, clinical information and technological advances. Case studies will help you connect the material to real-world medical scenarios.

The 4th Edition presents the latest research and clinical applications in abnormal human A&P, plus new visual aids and practice opportunities. A workbook, available separately, offers interactive exam prep resources, including concept maps and crossword puzzles.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136873020

Subject: Anatomy & Physiology

Category: Anatomy & Physiology for Health Professions: An Interactive Journey


1. Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
2. The Human Body
3. Biochemistry
4. The Cells
5. Tissues and Systems
6. The Skeletal System
7. The Muscular System
8. The Integumentary System
9. The Nervous System (Part I)
10. The Nervous System (Part II)
11. The Senses
12. The Endocrine System
13. The Cardiovascular System
14. The Respiratory System
15. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
16. The Gastrointestinal System
17. The Urinary System
18. The Reproductive System
19. The Journey's End
The Study Success Companion

A. Answers to Test Your Knowledge
B. Medical Terminology, Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings
C. Clinical Abbreviations
D. Laboratory Reference Values
E. Vitamins and Minerals: Sources, Function, and Effects of Deficiency and Toxicity

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