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Anatomy & physiology.

Author: J Gordon Betts; OpenStax College,; Rice University,
Publisher: Houston, Texas : OpenStax College, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anatomy and Physiology is a dynamic textbook for the yearlong Human Anatomy and Physiology course taught at most two- and four-year colleges and universities to students majoring in nursing and allied health. A&P is 29 chapters of pedagogically effective learning content, organized by body system, and written at an audience-appropriate level. The lucid text, strategically constructed art, inspiring career features,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Betts; OpenStax College,; Rice University,
ISBN: 9781938168130 1938168135
OCLC Number: 900895954
Notes: Senior contributors : J. Gordon Betts and 9 others.
"Revision AP-1-002-DW"--Title page verso.
Description: 1349 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Unit 1, Levels of organization. An introduction to the human body --
The chemical level of organization --
The cellular level of organization --
The tissue level of organization --
Unit 2, Support and movement. The integumentary system --
Bone tissue and the skeletal system --
Axial skeleton --
The appendicular skeleton --
Joints --
Muscle tissue --
The muscular system --
Unit 3, Regulation, integration, and control. The nervous system and nervous tissue --
Anatomy of the nervous system --
The somatic nervous system --
The autonomic nervous system --
The neurological exam --
The endocrine system --
Unit 4, Fluids and transport. The cardiovascular system: blood --
The cardiovascular system: the heart --
The cardiovascular system: blood vessels and circulation --
The lymphatic and immune system --
Unit 5, Energy, maintenance, and environmental exchange. The respiratory system --
The digestive system --
Metabolism and nutrition --
The urinary system --
Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance --
Unit 6, Human development and the continuity of life. The reproductive system --
Development and inheritance.
Other Titles: Anatomy & physiology (OpenStax College)
Anatomy and physiology

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"Anatomy and Physiology is a dynamic textbook for the yearlong Human Anatomy and Physiology course taught at most two- and four-year colleges and universities to students majoring in nursing and allied health. A&P is 29 chapters of pedagogically effective learning content, organized by body system, and written at an audience-appropriate level. The lucid text, strategically constructed art, inspiring career features, and links to external learning tools address the critical teaching and learning challenges in the course."--BC Campus website.

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