Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals An Interactive Journey

ISBN-10: 0131512684

ISBN-13: 9780131512689

Edition: 2007

Authors: Bruce J. Colbert, Jeff Ankney, Karen T. Lee

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Anatomy and Physiology is a critical academic course you must master to succeed in the health professions. "Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals: An Interactive Journey", combined with the built in Study Success Companion, integrated CD, and website are written to enhance learning of the material and discourages mass memorization of facts. Students will enjoy reading this Anatomy and Physiology book. Supplemented with a CD, for a visual and interactive learning experience. Humor is used, where appropriate, as well as analogies to compare the human body to everyday things students can relate to.
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Book details

List price: $100.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

About the Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Reviewers
Special Features Directory Listing
Anatomy & Physiology: Learning the Language
What is Anatomy and Physiology?
Anatomy
Physiology
Putting It All Together
The Language
Medical Terminology
Abbreviations
The Metric System
The Language of Disease
Signs and Symptoms of Disease
Anatomy and Physiology Concepts You Will Encounter on Your Journey
Metabolism
Homeostasis
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Human Body: Reading the Map
The Map of the Human Body
Body Positions
Body Planes and Directional Terms
Additional Directional Terms
Body Cavities
Body Regions
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks
Overview of Cells
Cell Structure
Cell Membrane
Transport Methods
Cytoplasm
Nucleus and Nucleolus
Ribosomes
Centrosomes
Mitochondria
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Golgi Apparatus
Lysosomes
Other Interesting Parts
Mitosis
The Cell Cycle
Microorganisms
Bacteria
Viruses
Fungi
Protozoa
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story
Overview of Tissues
Tissue Types
Organs
Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Integumentary System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Cardiovascular System
Respiratory System
Lymphatic and Immune System
Gastrointestinal, or Digestive, System
Urinary System
Reproductive System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Skeletal System: The Framework
System Overview: More Than the "Bare Bones" About Bones
General Bone Classification
Basic Bone Anatomy
Bone Tissue
Surface Structures of Bones
Bone Growth and Repair
Cartilage
Joints and Ligaments
Movement Classification
The Skeleton
Special Regions of the Skeletal System
Common Disorders of the Skeletal System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey
Overview of the Muscular System
Types of Muscles
Skeletal Muscles
Skeletal Muscle Movement
Contraction and Relaxation
Movement Terminology
Muscular Movement
At the Cellular Level
The Functional Unit of the Muscle
Visceral or Smooth Muscle
Cardiac Muscle
Muscular Fuel
Common Disorders of the Muscular System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering
System Overview
Integumentary System Functions
The Skin
How Skin Heals
Burns to the Skin
Nails
Hair
Temperature Regulation
Common Disorders of the Integumentary System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center, Part One
Organization
The Parts and Basic Operation of the Nervous System
Nervous Tissue
Neuroglia
Neurons
How Neurons Work
Excitable Cells
Action Potentials
Local Potentials
Impulse Conduction
How Synapses Work
Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
External Anatomy
Internal Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
Common Disorders of the Nervous System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Nervous System: The Body's Control Center, Part Two
The Brain and Cranial Nerves
Overall Organization
The Brain's External Anatomy
Internal Anatomy of the Brain
Cranial Nerves
The Big Picture: Integration of Brain, Spinal Cord, and PNS
The Somatic Sensory System
The Big Picture: The Motor System
Subcortical Structures
Spinal Cord Pathways
The Role of the Cerebellum
The Autonomic Nervous System
The Sympathetic Branch
The Parasympathetic Branch
Putting the Autonomic System All Together
Other Systems
The Limbic System
The Reticular System
Common Disorders of the Nervous System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Endocrine System: The Body's Other Control Center
Organization of The Endrocrine System
Endocrine Organs
Hormones
Control of Endocrine Activity
Homeostasis and Negative Feedback
Sources of Control of Hormone Levels
The Major Endocrine Organs
The Hypothalamus
The Pituitary
The Thyroid gland
The Thymus Gland
The Pineal Gland
The Pancreas
The Adrenal Glands
The Gonads
Common Disorders of The Endocrine System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds
The Different Senses
Sense of Sight
The External Structures of the Eye
The Internal Structures of the Eye
The Sense of Hearing
Structures of the Ear
Other Senses
Taste
Smell
Touch
Common Disorders of The Eye and Ear
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply
System Overview
Incredible Pumps: The Heart
General Structure and Function
Cardiac Cycle
Blood
Blood Composition
Red Blood Cells
White Blood Cells
Thrombocytes
Blood Types and Transfusions
Blood Vessels: The Vascular System
Structure and Function
The Capillaries
Blood Clotting
Common Disorders of The Cardiovascular System
Pump Problems
Vessel Problems
Blood Problems
The Lymphatic Connection
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Respiratory System: It's a Gas
System Overview
Ventilation Versus Respiration
The Respiratory System
The Airways and the Lungs
The Upper Airways of the Respiratory Tract
The Sinuses
The Pharynx
The Larynx
The Lower Respiratory Tract
The Alveolar Capillary Membrane: Where the Action Is
The Housing of the Lungs and Related Structures
The Actual Lungs
The Protective Bony Thorax
How We Breathe
Common Disorders of The Respiratory System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems
The Defense Zone
The Lymphatic System
The Immune System
Antigens and Antibodies
Innate Versus Adaptive Immunity
Components of the Immune system
How The Immune System Works
Innate Immunity
Adaptive Immunity
B and T Cell Action
The Big Picture
Common Disorders of The Immune System
Immunodeficiency Disorders
Autoimmune Disorders
Hypersensitivity Reactions
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip
System Overview
The Mouth and Oral Cavity
Tongue
Salivary Glands
Teeth
Pharynx
Esophagus
The Walls of The Alimentary Canal
Stomach
Small Intestine
Large Intestine
Accessory Organs
Liver
Gallbladder
Pancreas
Common Disorders of The Digestive System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance
System Overview
The Anatomy of The Kidney
External Anatomy
Internal Anatomy
Microscopic Anatomy of the Kidney: The Nephron
Urine Formation
Control of Filtration
The Urinary Bladder and Urination Reflex
Common Disorders of The Urinary System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair
Tissue Growth and Replacement
Mitosis
Sexual Reproduction
Reduction Division: Meiosis
The Human Life Cycle
The Human Reproduction System
Female Anatomy
Reproductive Physiology: Female
The Menstrual Cycle
Male Anatomy
Spermatogenesis
Pregnancy
Common Disorders of The Reproductive System
Diseases of the Female Reproductive System
Diseases of the Male Reproductive System
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Journey's End: Now What?
Forensic Science
Disease Detection
Primitive Surgery
Remains Identification
Murder Most Foul!
Fingerprints
DNA Fingerprinting
Geriatrics
General Body Changes
Gustatory Changes
The Brain and Nervous System
The Cardiovascular System
The Genitourinary System
The Integumentary System
Polypharmacy
Wellness
Nervous System
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Integumentary System
Cardiovascular System
Respiratory System
Gastrointestinal System
Endocrine System
Sensory System
Immune System
Reproductive System
Cancer Prevention and Treatment
More Amazing Facts
Case Study
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
The Study Success Companion: The Key to Your Successful Journey
Why Use this Study Success Companion?
Study Skills
Select a Good Time and Place to Study
Use Good Study Habits
Take Care of Yourself
Stress Management
Stress Misconceptions
What Causes Physical and Emotional Stress?
A Stress Management System
Effective Copying Strategies
Effective Physical Strategies
The Mathematical Language of Anatomy & Physiology and Medicine
Why Learn the Metric System?
Exponential Powers of Ten
Systems of Measurement
Conversion of Units
Factor Label Method for Conversion Between Systems
Answers to Test Your Knowledge
Medical Terminology Word Parts and Singular and Plural Endings
Clinical Abbreviations
Lab Values
Glossary
Index
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