Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 14th Edition

By Anne Waugh, MSc CertEd SRN RNT FHEA and Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN
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  • Clear and easy to read - suitable for students new to the area and anyone whose first language is not English
  • Hundreds of stunning illustrations and images to make learning easy
  • Helpful learning features such as Learning Outcomes boxes, colour coding and orientation icons to facilitate navigation
  • Definitions of common prefixes, suffixes and roots, examples, glossary and appendix to demystify concepts
  • Self-assessment activities in each chapter, including 'spot check' questions for each section and case studies with answers to develop understanding of key principles
  • Accompanying website with animations, audio-glossary, case studies and other self-assessment materials

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. It has been fully updated and comes complete with enhanced learning features to help you grasp the key concepts. The accompanying website provides a wide range of critical thinking exercises, animations, an audio-glossary, self-test program and weblinks.

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

ISBN 9780323834605
Author Information By Anne Waugh, MSc CertEd SRN RNT FHEA , School of Acute and Continuing care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK and Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Table of Content

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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Publication Date 12-08-2022
Pages 584
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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