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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 12th Edition

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Ross and Wilson has been the number one choice for over a million students since it first published, over 50 years ago. One of the world’s most popular textbooks of anatomy and physiology, it introduces the structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal body function. More than any other text Ross and Wilson uses easy-to-understand, straightforward language, enhanced by colour illustrations and a huge range of interactive online activities, to make learning more visual and engaging.

Ross and Wilson is essential reading for anyone embarking on a career as a healthcare professional, especially in the nursing and allied health professions, complementary / alternative medicine or as paramedics and ambulance technicians.

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New to This Edition

    • Fully revised and updated text, with a focus on the most commonly occurring disorders
    • New sections on the implications of normal ageing on the structure and function of the body systems to reinforce the core material and reflect today’s ageing population
    • A new, easy-to-use colouring feature has been added to the extensive and varied selection of highly popular web-based online revision activities
    • Additional coloured electron micrographs and photographs, as well as updated illustrations
    • Extended glossary for fast, convenient and concise reference to important terminology.

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 colour diagrams and photographs
    • Regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision
    • Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter
    • Common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology
    • Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference
    • Access to additional electronic resources, including high-quality animations, colouring exercises, case studies, self-testing questions, an audio pronunciation guide and weblinks
    • An accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book.

       

    Published Reviews

      " Ross and Wilson anatomy and physiology texts have been used by students and clinicians for more than 50 years. This new 12th edition is an excellent resource. Illustrations have been updated, with additional coloured electron micrographs and photographs that bring learning to life in a vibrant way. The structure and functions of the body and the effects of illness are explained, with interactive online activities, videos and study aids to support the learning process. There are sections on how the body deals with food, drink, elimination and the systems and functions of the respiratory, digestive and urinary processes. It also addresses how the body protects itself against disease and infection, the immune system, and genetics and reproduction. There are new sections on the implications of normal ageing on the structure and function of the body systems. The glossary has been expanded, as have the online access, learning outcomes and normal values tables.This book is excellent value for money."

      Reviewed by Pamela Shaw, practice educator, health visitor and Queen’s Nurse in West Yorkshire, Nursing Standard, Aug 14

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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, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

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    Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 12th Edition
    • Paperback
    • 528 Pages
    • Trim Size: 10 7/8 X 8 5/8 in
    • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
    • ISBN: 978-0-7020-5325-2
    • Copyright: 2014