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Visual Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, 1st edition

  • Lawrence M. Elson
  • Wynn Kapit


Visual Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology combines a visual approach with a modular organization to deliver an easy-to-use and time-efficient book that uniquely meets the needs of today’s students—without sacrificing the coverage of A&P topics required for careers in nursing and other allied health professions. This book is geared toward students enrolled in a one–semester A&P course.  


Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

2. Chemical Level of Organization

3. Cells and Tissues

4. The Integumentary System

5. The Skeletal System

6. The Muscular System

7. The Central Nervous System

8. The Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous Systems

9. The Senses

10. The Endocrine System

11. Blood and Blood Vessels

12. The Heart and Cardiovascular Function

13. The Lymphatic System and Immunity

14. The Respiratory System

15. The Digestive System

16. Metabolism and Energetics

17. The Urinary System and Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

18. The Reproductive System

19. Development and Inheritance

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Published by Pearson (January 20th 2012) - Copyright © 2013