This new full-color text designed for a one-semester course is organized according to body functions, and focuses on
the body working together to promote homeostasis. Chapters are self-contained so instructors can teach in any order preferred. For students pursuing careers in the health professions, chapters contain concise synopses of broad anatomical and physiological topics. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of chapters provide hands-on lab experience. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. Free CD-ROM with each text provides additional practice through several types of activities and games for learning anatomy and physiology. Instant feedback helps students learn more quickly by explaining why an answer is correct or incorrect. · Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter allow learners to preview major concepts to be presented · Health Alert and Common Disease, Disorder or Condition Boxes help students relate concepts presented in a practical way. · End of chapter review exercises help assess concepts learned; critical thinking questions encourage research and discussion. · Concept Maps for selected chapters illustrate the connections between anatomy and physiology of the organs of each body system. · Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis help learner see integration of separate systems into one body. · Chapter Summary Outlines provide the learner with a valuable study tool.
- Paperback: 496 pages
- Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 1 edition (August 1, 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0890069328
- ISBN-13: 978-0766804982
- ASIN: 0766804984