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The Human Body in Health and Illness
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0721661076, Paperback)This full-color textbook presents fundamental anatomy and physiology knowledge in an accessible and engaging manner. A reader-friendly style links basic concepts to clinical examples, making the material approachable even for those with no prior instruction on the subject. It integrates up-to-date anatomy and physiology knowledge with relevant material on chemistry, genetics, and immunology, and correlates normal anatomy and physiology with common pathophysiologic conditions and pharmacologic mechanisms.
(Includes a FREE SIMON website at: www.harcourthealth.com/SIMON/Herlihy)
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Using colorful cartoons, illustrations, and an easy-to-read approach, The Human Body in Health and Illness, makes it fun to learn anatomy & physiology. Clear, step-by-step explanations provide all the information you need to know, so concepts are easy to understand even if you have a limited background in the sciences. Written by well-known educator Barbara Herlihy, the book begins with a basic discussion of the human body and cellular structure and moves toward genetics and the greater complexity of the human organism. It breaks down complex concepts and processes into digestible chunks, and new features such as Re-Think and Go Figure! help you apply what you've learned to common problems in patient care.
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