Survival Guide for Anatomy & Physiology
An essential guide for anyone taking anatomy & physiologyTable of Contents
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Make learning anatomy and physiology easier with this practical handbook. Written in an engaging and informal style, this resource provides supportive hints that can be used throughout the course. Starting with some basic study survival skills, the book proceeds to help you identify and understand common structures and functions of the body using tools such as anatomical maps, functional diagrams, summary tables, analogies, and other learning aids.
- Offers instruction for students on how to read their A&P textbook so that they can gain far greater comprehension.
- Provides ways to formulate analogies and mnemonic devices to help students remember A&P concepts more easily.
- Helps students determine their learning style so that they can study more effectively.
- Suggests specific test-taking strategies to help students prepare for and pass their exams.
- Features special sections on challenges facing returning learners, learners with disabilities, and students entering the laboratory setting for the first time.
- The Quick Reference section breaks down the subject of A&P into six major sections so that students can quickly find the information they need.
- Offers dozens of easy-to-read tables packed with all of the essential data that students need to remember in A&P.
- Includes a mini CD-ROM containing The Body Spectrum, an electronic anatomy coloring book featuring 80 detailed anatomy illustrations that the student can color online or print out to color and study offline.
By Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO