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The Human Body in Health & Disease - Hardcover, 6th Edition
Kevin T. Patton, PhD and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD
Get a complete introduction to A&P with the resources that makes challenging concepts easier to understand! The Human Body in Health & Disease, 6th Edition includes 25 highly visual, student-friendly chapters that cover the most important structures and functions of the human body. With detailed illustrations and the unique Clear View of the Human Body transparencies, A&P doesn’t get any clearer!
NEW! Art, layout, and content updates in each chapter give you the most current visual and textual information possible.
NEW! Terms and pronunciations lists at the beginning of each chapter familiarize you with new terms and the meanings of individual word parts.
NEW! Division of previous Cells and Tissues chapter breaks the material into two chapters (Chapter 3 Cells and Chapter 4 Tissues) to provide a much more digestible serving of the information.
UNIQUE! Creative design
includes more than 475 full-color photos and illustrations to simplify explanations of difficult material.
UNIQUE! Clear View of the Human Body transparencies embedded within the textbook provide a graphically stunning atlas of the male and female body that can be peeled back layer by layer.
Quick Checkquestions, active learning activities including case studies, study tips, outline summaries, and more provide helpful reviews and self-assessment opportunities.
A straightforward, conversational writing style explains difficult anatomy and physiology principles.
UNIQUE! Special boxes throughout each chapter help reinforce and apply what you've learned with specific guidance in:
Health and Well-being
Research, Issues, and Trends
"Each area is well covered and the associated pathologies explained. It's friendly and informative style makes for easy reading and the colour illustrations are well chosen and add value to the text."
In Touch, July 2013
By Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI
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