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Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: An Interactive Journey for Health Professionals, 1st edition

  • Bruce J. Colbert
  • Jeff J. Ankney

Published by Prentice Hall (September 4th 2008) - Copyright © 2009

1st edition

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: An Interactive Journey for Health Professionals

ISBN-13: 9780131359666

Includes: Paperback
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-The first anatomy and physiology textbook that makes difficult concepts easy to understand for today’s high school health science student.
-Throughout the text, diseases and disorders along with associated symptoms and treatments are presented in the context of the body systems to give students a broader understanding of topics.
-Science curriculum is reinforced using engaging applications to careers and the workplace.
-Essential life skills such as nutrition, communication, and professionalism are stressed to prepare students for today’s health care environment.  
-Each Student Edition includes a free Student CD-ROM with engaging videos on employability skills and professional profiles.  
-The program’s Teacher’s Resources include:
-    Teacher’s Manual with instructional tips and strategies
-    Test Bank with Test Gen assessment software
-    Teacher’s Resource CD-ROM with PowerPoints for visual presentations, an image library, and video clips

Table of contents

Anatomy, Physiology, & Disease, Colbert (NASTA)


Table of Contents At-a-Glance


Chapter 1       Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: Learning the Language

Chapter 2       The Human Body: Reading the Map

Chapter 3       The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks

Chapter 4       Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story

Chapter 5       Diagnostic Tests: Assessing the Systems

Chapter 6       The Skeletal System: The Framework

Chapter 7       The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey

Chapter 8       The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering

Chapter 9       The Nervous System: The Body’s Control Center

Chapter 10     The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control Center

Chapter 11     The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds

Chapter 12     The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply

Chapter 13     The Respiratory System: It’s a Gas

Chapter 14     The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems

Chapter 15     Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip

Chapter 16    The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance

Chapter 17    The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair

Chapter 18    The Journey’s End: Now What?


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