Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness

Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness

 
Edition number: 14
Publisher: Elsevier
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ISBN13:9780323834605
ISBN10:0323834604
Binding:Paperback
No. of pages:598 pages
Size:276x216 mm
Weight:1660 g
Language:English
Illustrations: 523 illustrations (523 in full color)
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Now in its fourteenth edition, this best-selling textbook has been honed over many years to provide a clear, straightforward introduction to the human body for students of nursing, allied health or biomedical and paramedical science.

The book covers the core essentials of anatomy and physiology, including basic pathology and pathophysiology of important diseases and disorders. This new edition presents additional illustrations to enhance understanding of key concepts, including pathophysiology and diagnostics. Included for the first time is an introduction to surface anatomy, while other updating reflects current scientific knowledge and developments, including coronavirus. Enhanced learning features and an extensive online resource help you grasp all the important areas.

Like millions of readers before you, you will treasure Ross & Wilson as a go-to resource that you will refer to time and again to support this critical aspect of your healthcare education.

Table of Contents:

Section 1 The body and its constituents

1 Anatomy and organisation of the body

2 Physiological chemistry and processes

3 Cells and tissues

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

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