Body Structures and Functions

ISBN-10: 1401809952

ISBN-13: 9781401809959

Edition: 10th 2004 (Revised)

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List price: $127.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface
How to Study Using Body Structures & Functions
Introduction to the Structural Units
Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomic Terminology
Life Functions
Human Development
Body Processes
Chemistry of Living Things
Chemistry
Matter and Energy
Atoms
Elements
Compounds
Ions and Electrolytes
Types of Compounds
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Nucleic Acids
Acids, Bases, and Salts
pH Scale
Cells
Cell Membrane
Nucleus
Cytoplasm
Cell Division
Protein Synthesis
Movement of Materials Across Cell Membranes
Specialization
Disorders of Cell Structure
Tissues and Membranes
Tissues
Membranes
Organs and Systems
Degree of Tissue Repair
Process of Epithelial Tissue Repair
Integumentary System
Functions of the Skin
Structure of the Skin
Appendages of the Skin
The Integument and Its Relationship to Microorganisms
Representative Disorders of the Skin
Skin Cancer
Burns
Skin Lesions
Skeletal System
Functions
Structure and Formation of Bone
Bone Formation
Structure of Long Bone
Growth
Bone Types
Parts of the Skeletal System
Joints and Related Structures
Types of Motion
Disorders of the Bones and Joints
Diseases of the Bones
Other Medically Related Disorders
Muscular System
Types of Muscles
Characteristics of Muscles
Muscle Attachments and Functions
Sources of Energy and Heat
Contraction of Skeletal Muscle
Muscle Fatigue
Muscle Tone
Principal Skeletal Muscles
Muscles of the Head and Neck
Muscles of the Upper Extremities
Muscles of the Trunk
Muscles of the Lower Extremities
How Exercise and Training Change Muscles
Massage Muscles
Intramuscular Injections
MusculoSkeletal Disorders
Central Nervous System
Introduction to the Central Nervous System
Divisions of the Nervous System
The Brain
Cerebrum
Diencephalon
Cerebellum
Brain Stem
Spinal Cord
Disorders of the Central Nervous System
Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Nerves
Cranial and Spinal Nerves
Autonomic Nervous System
Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous System
Special Senses
Sensory Receptors
The Eye
Pathway of Vision
Eye Disorders
The Ear
Pathway of Hearing
Pathway of Equilibrium
Loud Noise and Hearing Loss
Ear Disorders
The Nose
Disorders of the Nose
The Tongue
Endocrine System
Function of the Endocrine System
Hormonal Control
Pituitary Gland
Hormones of the Pituitary Gland
Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
Thymus Gland
Adrenal Glands
Gonads
Pancreas
Pineal Gland
Other Hormones Produced in the Body
Disorders of the Endocrine System
Pituitary Disorders
Thyroid Disorders
Parathyroid Disorders
Adrenal Disorders
Steroid Abuse in Sports
Gonad Disorders
Pancreatic Disorders
Blood
Function of Blood
Blood Composition
Blood Plasma
Red Blood Cells
White Blood Cells
Inflammation
Thrombocytes (Blood Platelets)
Blood Types
Rh Factor
Blood Norms
Disorders of the Blood
Heart
Functions of the Circulatory System
Organs of the Circulatory System
Major Blood Circuits
Changes in the Composition of Circulating Blood
The Heart
Structure of the Heart
Control of Heart Contractions
Diagnostic Tests for Heart and Circulatory Function
Diseases of the Heart
Types of Heart Surgery
Heart Transplants
Circulation and Blood Vessels
Cardiopulmonary Circulation
Systemic Circulation
Blood Vessels
Venous Return
Blood Pressure
Pulse
Congenital Heart Defects
Disorders of Blood Vessels
The Lymphatic System and Immunity
Functions of the Lymphatic System
Lymph
Lymph Vessels
Lymph Nodes
Tonsils
Spleen
Thymus Gland
Disorders of the Lymph System
Immunity
AIDS/HIV
Infection Control and Standard Precautions
Flora
Pathogenicity and Virulence
Chain of Infection
Breaking the Chain of Infection
Normal Defense Mechanisms
Stages of the Infectious Process
Nosocomial Infections
Standard Precautions
Isolation
Respiratory System
Introduction to the Respiratory System
Functions of the Respiratory System
Respiratory Organs and Structures
Mechanics of Breathing
The Breathing Process
Control of Breathing
Lung Capacity and Volume
Types of Respiration
Disorders of the Respiratory System
Digestive System
Layers of the Digestive System
Lining of the Digestive System
Functions of the Digestive System
Organs of Digestion
Teeth/Accessory Organ of Digestion
Esophagus
Stomach
Small Intestine
Pancreas/Accessory Organ of Digestion
Liver/Accessory Organ of Digestion
Gallbladder
Large Intestine
General Overview of Digestion
Common Disorders of the Digestive System
Nutrition
Water
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins
Minerals and Trace Elements
Vitamins
Fiber
Biochemical Individuality and Recommended Daily Dietary Allowances
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Nutrition Labeling
Food Poisoning
Eating Disorders
Urinary/Excretory System
Urinary System
Functions of the Urinary System
Kidneys
Nephron
Urine Formation in the Nephron
Ureters
Urinary Bladder
Control of Urinary Secretion
Disorders of the Urinary System
Reproductive System
Functions of the Reproductive System
Fertilization
Fetal Development
Differentiation of Reproductive Organs
Organs of Reproduction
Female Reproductive System
The Menstrual Cycle
Menopause
Male Reproductive System
Contraception
Infertility
Disorders of the Reproductive System
Sexually Transmitted Disease
Genetics and Genetically Linked Diseases
Genetics
Types of Mutations
Lethal Genes
Human Genetic Disorders
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Engineering
Glossary
Index
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