Edition: 4th 2011
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Description: Key Benefit:Anatomy & Physiology,Fourth Editionanswers the demand for a leaner version of Elaine Marieb and Katja Hoehnrsquo;s top-sellingHuman Anatomy & Physiology.This streamlined book has removed coverage of pregnancy, heredity, and the developmental aspects of various body systems, while keeping basic themes such as homeostatic imbalances strategically in place. Marieb draws on her career as an A&P professor and her experience as a part-time nursing student, while Hoehn relies on her medical education and classroom experience to explain concepts and processes in a meaningful and memorable way. The most significant revision to date, theFourth Editionmakes it easier for readers to learn key concepts in A&P. The new edition features a whole new art program that is not only more visually dynamic and vibrant than in previous editions but is also much more pedagogically effective for todayrsquo;s readers, including new Focus figures, which guide readers through the toughest concepts in A&P. The reader has been edited to make it easier than ever to study from and navigate, with integrated objectives, new concept check questions, and a new design program. The new, easy-to-use Instructor Resource DVD includes brand-new A&P Flix animations and all the tools instructors need to prepare their lecture presentations. The robust media package provides readers with indispensable practice tools, tutorials, and self-assessments to help them succeed in their A&P lecture and lab course. Key Topics:The Human Body: An Orientation, Chemistry Comes Alive, Cells: The Living Units, Tissues: The Living Fabric, The Integumentary System, Bones and Skeletal Tissues, The Skeleton, Joints, Muscles and Muscle Tissue, The Muscular System, Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue, The Central Nervous System, The Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity, The Autonomic Nervous System, The Endocrine System, Blood, The Cardiovascular System: The Heart, The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Organs and Tissues, The Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Body Defenses, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature Regulation, The Urinary System, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Based Balance The Reproductive System Market Description:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of Anatomy & Physiology.