Human Anatomy & Physiology, 11th edition
Human Anatomy & Physiology
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Human Anatomy & Physiology by best-selling authors Elaine Marieb and Katja Hoehn motivates and supports learners at every level, from novice to expert, equipping them with 21st century skills to succeed in A&P and beyond. Each carefully paced chapter guides students in advancing from mastering A&P terminology to applying knowledge in clinical scenarios, to practicing the critical thinking and problem-solving skills required for entry to nursing, allied health, and exercise science programs.
From the very first edition, Human Anatomy & Physiology has been recognized for its engaging, conversational writing style, easy-to-follow figures, and its unique clinical insights. The 11th Edition continues the authors’ tradition of innovation, building upon what makes this the text used by more schools than any other A&P title and addressing the most effective ways students learn.
Unique chapter-opening roadmaps help students keep sight of “big picture” concepts for organizing information; memorable, familiar analogies describe and explain structures and processes clearly and simply; an expanded number of summary tables and Focus Figures help learners focus on important details and processes; and a greater variety and range of self-assessment questions help them actively learn and apply critical thinking skills. To help learners prepare for future careers in health care, Career Connection Videos and Homeostatic Imbalance discussions have been updated, and end-of-chapter Clinical Case Studies have been extensively reworked to include new NCLEX-Style questions.
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Table of contents
Unit 1. Organization of the Body
1 The Human Body: An Orientation
2 Chemistry Comes Alive
3 Cells: The Living Units
4 Tissue: The Living Fabric
Unit 2. Covering, Support, and Movement of the Body
5 The Integumentary System
6 Bones and Skeletal Tissue
7 The Skeleton
9 Muscles and Muscle Tissue
10 The Muscular System
Unit 3. Regulation and Integration of the Body
11 Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue
12 The Central Nervous System
13 The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity
14 The Autonomic Nervous System
15 The Special Senses
16 The Endocrine System
Unit 4. Maintenance of the Body
18 The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
19 The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
20 The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Organs and Tissues
21 The Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Body Defenses
22 The Respiratory System
23 The Digestive System
24 Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature Regulation
25 The Urinary System
26 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Unit 5. Continuity
27 The Reproductive System
28 Pregnancy and Human Development
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