Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals with MasteringA&P Student Access Card

Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals with MasteringA&P Student Access Card

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By (author) Bruce J. Colbert, By (author) Jeff Ankney, By (author) Karen Lee, By (author) Martin Steggall, By (author) Maria Dingle

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  • Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
  • Format: Mixed media product
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 274mm x 24mm | 1,202g
  • Publication date: 12 July 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0273758144
  • ISBN 13: 9780273758143
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 280,550

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"The language is informal, colloquial and very friendly, which makes even the most complicated subject easy to read and understand. It's so clear and unintimidating - a brilliant book which I would absolutely recommend to my students" - Dr Yamni Nigam, Senior Lecturer, Swansea University Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Professionals, second edition, now including access to the online homework system MasteringA&P, is the most comprehensive, yet accessible, introduction to anatomy and physiology available today. Designed specifically for students of nursing and allied healthcare (including Paramedics, Physios, Occupational Therapists, complimentary medicine and many more), this textbook is the perfect companion while studying at college, university and beyond. With an applied, full colour visual approach, this best selling book covers the structure and functions of the human body in detail. Crucially, Clinical applications features throughout the text show the relevance of that knowledge in clinical practice and help to close the theory/practice gap. Each new copy of the book comes with a personal access code to MasteringA&P, the online homework and tutorial system. Mastering is used by over 1,000,000 students worldwide, and is proven to improve exam results. Students register to watch step-by-step animations, complete labelling exercises, download audio/visual tutorials, interact with lab simulations, solve realistic case studies, and get immediate personalised feedback based on the answers they give so they learn quickly from their mistakes. "It got me to think more about A&P rather than just listening," - Jade Hill, Student, University of East Anglia "It allows you to learn at your speed," - John Redmond, Student, Anglia Ruskin University "Definitely I feel that I have gained more from this than a lecture," - Marea Baber, Student, University of East Anglia MasteringA&P also contains your eText copy of this book, which enables students to easily search for terms, make notes and add highlights as they go along. Lecturers can also make notes and share these with students. Visit www.masteringaandp.com to find out how other lecturers are benefiting from integrating the online tools in their teaching. For lecturer access, please contact your Academic Consultant.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Anatomy and physiology: learning the language Chapter 2 The human body Chapter3 Biochemistry Chapter 4 The cells Chapter 5 Tissues and systems Chapter 6 The skeletal system Chapter 7 The muscular system Chapter 8 The integumentary system Chapter 9 The nervous system: the body's control centre, part I Chapter 10 The nervous system: the body's control centre, part II Chapter 11 The special senses: the sights and sounds Chapter 12 The endocrine system: the body's other control systemChapter 13 The cardiovascular system Chapter 14 The lymphatic and immune systems Chapter 15 The respiratory systemChapter 16 The gastrointestinal system Chapter 17 The urinary system Chapter 18 The reproductive systemChapter 19 The journey's end: now what? Appendices: A Answers to test your knowledge B Medical terminology, word parts, and singular and plural endings C Clinical abbreviations D Laboratory reference values