Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

Editor/Author Scanlon, Valerie C. and Sanders, Tina
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $55.95
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ISBN: 978-0-80-363957-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 267
Book Status: Available
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Through six editions, this best-selling text has led the way with exactly what you need to build a firm foundation in this must-know subject. The 7th Edition delivers even more of what nursing and allied health students in a variety of disciplines need to meet the challenges of health care today.

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Table of Contents

  • PREFACE TO THE SEVENTH EDITION
  • To the Instructor
  • To the Student
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1 ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL PLAN OF THE BODY
  • Levels of Organization
  • Metabolism and Homeostasis
  • Terminology and General Plan of the Body
  • Summary
  • Chapter 2 SOME BASIC CHEMISTRY
  • Elements
  • Atoms
  • Chemical Bonds
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Inorganic Compounds of Importance
  • Organic Compounds of Importance
  • Summary
  • Chapter 3 CELLS
  • Cell Structure
  • Cellular Transport Mechanisms
  • The Genetic Code and Protein Synthesis
  • Cell Division
  • Aging and Cells
  • Summary
  • Chapter 4 TISSUES AND MEMBRANES
  • Epithelial Tissue
  • Connective Tissue
  • Muscle Tissue
  • Nerve Tissue
  • Membranes
  • Aging and Tissues
  • Summary
  • Chapter 5 THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
  • The Skin
  • Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Aging and the Integumentary System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 6 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM
  • Functions of the Skeleton
  • Types of Bone Tissue
  • Classification of Bones
  • Embryonic Growth of Bone
  • Factors That Affect Bone Growth and Maintenance
  • The Skeleton
  • Joints-Articulations
  • Aging and the Skeletal System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 7 THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM
  • Muscle Structure
  • Muscle Tone
  • Muscle Sense
  • Energy Sources for Muscle Contraction
  • Muscle Fiber-Microscopic Structure
  • Contraction-The Sliding Filament Mechanism
  • Responses to Exercise-Maintaining Homeostasis
  • Aging and the Muscular System
  • Major Muscles of the Body
  • Chapter 8 THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Nervous System Divisions
  • Nerve Tissue
  • The Nerve Impulse
  • Types of Neurons
  • Nerves and Nerve Tracts
  • The Spinal Cord
  • The Brain
  • Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid
  • Cranial Nerves
  • The Autonomic Nervous System
  • Aging and the Nervous System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 9 THE SENSES
  • Sensory Pathway
  • Characteristics of Sensations
  • Cutaneous Senses
  • Muscle Sense
  • Sense of Taste
  • Sense of Smell
  • Hunger and Thirst
  • The Eye
  • The Ear
  • Arterial Receptors
  • Aging and the Senses
  • Summary
  • Chapter 10 THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
  • Chemistry of Hormones
  • Regulation of Hormone Secretion
  • The Pituitary Gland
  • Thyroid Gland
  • Parathyroid Glands
  • Pancreas
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Ovaries
  • Testes
  • Other Hormones
  • Mechanisms of Hormone Action
  • Aging and the Endocrine System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 11 BLOOD
  • Characteristics of Blood
  • Plasma
  • Blood Cells
  • Summary
  • Chapter 12 THE HEART
  • Cardiac Muscle Tissue
  • Location and Pericardial Membranes
  • Chambers-Vessels and Valves
  • Coronary Vessels
  • Cardiac Cycle and Heart Sounds
  • Cardiac Conduction Pathway
  • Heart Rate
  • Cardiac Output
  • Regulation of Heart Rate
  • Aging and the Heart
  • Summary
  • Chapter 13 THE VASCULAR SYSTEM
  • Arteries
  • Veins
  • Capillaries
  • Pathways of Circulation
  • Velocity of Blood Flow
  • Blood Pressure
  • Regulation of Blood Pressure
  • Aging and the Vascular System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 14 THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND IMMUNITY
  • Lymph
  • Lymph Vessels
  • Lymphatic Tissue
  • Immunity
  • Aging and the Lymphatic System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 15 THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
  • Divisions of the Respiratory System
  • Mechanism of Breathing
  • Pulmonary Volumes
  • Exchange of Gases
  • Transport of Gases in the Blood
  • Regulation of Respiration
  • Respiration and Acid-Base Balance
  • Aging and the Respiratory System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 16 THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
  • Divisions of the Digestive System
  • Types of Digestion
  • Oral Cavity
  • Pharynx
  • Esophagus
  • Structural Layers of the Alimentary Tube
  • Stomach
  • Small Intestine
  • Liver
  • Gallbladder
  • Pancreas
  • Completion of Digestion and Absorption
  • Large Intestine
  • Other Functions of the Liver
  • Aging and the Digestive System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 17 BODY TEMPERATURE AND METABOLISM
  • Body Temperature
  • Metabolism
  • Aging and Metabolism
  • Summary
  • Chapter 18 THE URINARY SYSTEM
  • Kidneys
  • Formation of Urine
  • The Kidneys and Acid-Base Balance
  • Other Functions of the Kidneys
  • Elimination of Urine
  • Characteristics of Urine
  • Aging and the Urinary System
  • Summary
  • Chapter 19 FLUID-ELECTROLYTE AND ACID-BASE BALANCE
  • Water Compartments
  • Water Intake and Output
  • Electrolytes
  • Acid-Base Balance
  • Aging and Fluid and pH Regulation
  • Chapter 20 THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
  • Meiosis
  • Male Reproductive System
  • Female Reproductive System
  • Aging and the Reproductive Systems
  • Summary
  • Chapter 21 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND GENETICS
  • Human Development
  • Genetics
  • Chapter 22 AN INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY AND HUMAN DISEASE
  • Classification of Microorganisms
  • Normal Flora-Microbiota
  • Infectious Disease
  • Epidemiology
  • Methods of Control of Microbes
  • The Pathogens
  • Summary
  • A Units of Measure
  • B Abbreviations
  • C Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Blood Tests
  • D Normal Values for Some Commonly Used Urine Tests
  • E Eponymous Terms
  • F Prefixes, Combining Word Roots, and Suffixes Used in Medical Terminology
  • PREFIXES AND COMBINING WORD ROOTS
  • SUFFIXES
  • G Answers to Illustration Questions
  • GLOSSARY