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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 12e
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ROSS AND WILSON ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS, 12E

PAPERBACK BY WAUGH, ANNE

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ISBN
9780702053252
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EDITION
12TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
IMPRINT
CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
522 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
28 APR 2014

DESCRIPTION

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. 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: Nursing Standard Date: Aug 2014

CONTENTS

Section 1 The body and its constituents 1 Introduction to the human body 2 Introduction to the chemistry of life 3 The cells, tissues and organisation of the body Section 2 Communication 4 The blood 5 The cardiovascular system 6 The lymphatic system 7 The nervous system 8 The special senses 9 The endocrine system Section 3 Intake of raw materials and elimination of waste 10 The respiratory system 11 Introduction to nutrition 12 The digestive system 13 The urinary system Section 4 Protection and survival 14 The skin 15 Resistance and immunity 16 The musculoskeletal system 17 Introduction to genetics 18 The reproductive systems