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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 11th Edition

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This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations.

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New to This Edition

    text fully revised and updated with developments in the field

    colour photographs


    new and revised illustrations

    significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, ‘hangman’ etc with answers

    extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank

Key Features

    carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject

    highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour

    regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision

    learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter

    a glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology

    an Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference

    an accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book.

    access to electronic ancillaries offering a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, high quality animations, web links to supplementary websites, MCQs and an audio pronunciation guide

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Author Information

    By Anne Waugh, BSc(Hons), MSc, CertEd, SRN, RNT, FHEA, Senior Lecturer and Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK and Allison Grant, BSc, PhD, RGN, Lecturer, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 11th Edition
  • Paperback
  • 512 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 5/8 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3227-1
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  • Copyright: 2010