Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals, Third Edition

Jones & Bartlett Learning

Written with health professions students in mind, the Third Edition of Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals offers an engaging, approachable, and comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology. The Third Edition features a total of six multifaceted ‘Units’ which build upon an understanding of basic knowledge, take readers through intermediate subjects, and finally delve into complex topics that stimulate critical thinking.

Heavily revised with updated content throughout, chapters include useful features, such as Common Abbreviations, Medical Terminology, the Metric System and more! Students will want to take advantage of the many resources available to reinforce learning —including Test Your Understanding questions that regularly assess comprehension, flash cards for self-study, an interactive eBook with more than 20 animations, and interactive and printable Lab Exercises and Case Studies.

Features & Benefits
NEW & UPDATED art and anatomical figures throughout the text
THREE NEW CHAPTERS on Muscle Tissue, The Autonomic Nervous System, and Heredity
NEW appendices on Common Abbreviations, Medical Terminology, the Metric System and more!
NEW Case Studies are now included for Instructors and Students as part of the Teaching and Learning Package as interactive or printable PDFs to help students apply concepts to real-world scenarios.
NEW – Interactive Anatomy & Physiology Review Module provides a brief tour of the human body, utilising technology to reinforce core A&P concepts.
Previous Edition: 9781284036947
Section I Levels of Organization
Chapter 1 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 2 Chemical Basics of Life
Chapter 3 Cells
Chapter 4 Cellular Metabolism
Chapter 5 Tissues
Section II Support and Movement
Chapter 6 Integumentary System
Chapter 7 Bone Tissues and the Skeletal System
Chapter 8 Articulations
Chapter 9 Muscle Tissue
Chapter 10 Muscular System
Section III` Control and Coordination
Chapter 11 Neural Tissue
Chapter 12 Central Nervous System
Chapter 13 Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity
Chapter 14 Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 15 Special Senses
Chapter 16 Endocrine System
Section IV Transport
Chapter 17 Blood
Chapter 18 The Heart
Chapter 19 Vascular System
Chapter 20 Lymphatic System and Immunity
Section V Environmental Exchange
Chapter 21 Respiratory System
Chapter 22 Urinary System
Chapter 23 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Chapter 24 Digestive System
Section VI Continuity of Life
Chapter 25 Reproductive System
Chapter 26 Pregnancy and Development
Chapter 27 Heredity

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