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Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease

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Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease by Barbara Janson Cohen, BA, MSEd
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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and the human disease process. With a new design and a robust new multimedia electronic ancillary package, this Eleventh Edition will be even more engaging and understandable for students with diverse learning styles. This edition's new artwork includes real dissection photographs from Rohen's Color Atlas of Anatomy, Sixth Edition. New Disease in Context case scenarios integrated throughout each chapter show how content is applied to real-life situations. Icons direct students to relevant electronic materials. The new PASSport to Success online student ancillary package includes a learning styles assessment that guides students to the interactive activities best suited to their individual learning style. Eleven different types of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic activities are presented on the PASSport Website and on a bound-in CD-ROM. LiveAdvise one-to-one online tutoring is also included.

Table of Contents

Unit I: THE BODY AS A WHOLE CH 1: Organization of the Human Body CH 2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life CH 3: Cells and Their Functions CH 4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes Unit II: DISEASE AND THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE CH 5: Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms CH 6: The Skin in Health and Disease Unit III: MOVEMENT AND SUPPORT CH 7: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints CH 8: The Muscular System Unit IV: COORDINATION AND CONTROL CH 9: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves CH 10: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves CH 11: The Sensory System CH 12: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones Unit V: CIRCULATION AND BODY DEFENSE CH 13: The Blood CH 14: The Heart and Heart Disease CH 15: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation CH 16: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue CH 17: Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines Unit VI: ENERGY: SUPPLY AND USE CH 18: Respiratory System CH 19: Digestive System CH 20: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature CH 21: Body Fluids CH 22: The Urinary System Unit VII: PERPETUATION OF LIFE CH 23: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems CH 24: Development and Birth CH 25: Heredity and Hereditary Diseases Glossary Glossary of Word Parts Appendix 1: Metric Measurements Appendix 2: Celsius-Fahrenheit Temperature Conversion Scale Appendix 3: Periodic Table of the Elements Appendix 4: Laboratory Tests Table 1: Routine Urinalysis Table 2: Complete Blood Count Table 3: Blood Chemistry Tests Appendix 5: Infectious Diseases and their Causative Conditions Table 1: Bacterial Diseases Table 2: Viral Diseases Table 3: Prion Diseases Table 4: Fungal Diseases Table 5: Protozoal Diseases Appendix 6: Answers to "Chapter Checkpoint" and "Zooming In" Questions Appendix 7: Dissection Atlas
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
11th Revised edition
Illustrations
470 illustrations
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
617
Dimensions
216x280x28
ISBN-13
9780781765770
Product ID
2667302

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