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

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By Anne Waugh, MSc CertEd SRN RNT FHEA and Allison Grant, BSc PhD RGN
ISBN
9780323834605
Publication Date
12-08-2022
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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 an appendix of normal biological values
  • 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, videos, audio-glossary and other self-assessment material

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Online content offered with Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 14th edition includes:

  • New for this edition - a set of expert-narrated 3D videos summarizing key topics in the book, powered by Complete Anatomy: the world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform
  • Over 120 animations clarifying underlying principles and make learning fun
  • More than 1700 audio glossary entries
  • Body Spectrum © online colouring and self-test software
  • Self-assessment questions to help students test their knowledge

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.


Key Features
  • 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 an appendix of normal biological values
  • 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, videos, audio-glossary and other self-assessment material

 

Evolve Study Resources

Online content offered with Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness 14th edition includes:

  • New for this edition - a set of expert-narrated 3D videos summarizing key topics in the book, powered by Complete Anatomy: the world's most advanced 3D anatomy platform
  • Over 120 animations clarifying underlying principles and make learning fun
  • More than 1700 audio glossary entries
  • Body Spectrum © online colouring and self-test software
  • Self-assessment questions to help students test their knowledge
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323834605
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
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 Preface
Acknowledgements
Anatomical directions and orientation
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 of the body and continuation of the species
14 The skin
15 Defence and immunity
16 The musculoskeletal system
17 Genetics and inheritance
18 The reproductive systems
Answers to self-assessment and case study questions
Glossary
Normal values
Common prefixes, suffixes and roots
Bibliography
Index
Publication Date 12-08-2022
Pages 584
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status Coming Soon
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