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ROSS & WILSON ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS

EBOOK BY WAUGH, ANNE /GRANT, ALLISON;
ISBN
9780702053214
IMPRINT
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
 
 
EDITION
12TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
522 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
25 JUN 2014

DESCRIPTION

This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations.

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