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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness By Anne Waugh

Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness
by Anne Waugh

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Useful for nurses, nursing students, students of allied health professions and complementary therapies, paramedics and ambulance technicians, this book provides information on the normal structure and functions of the human body what occurs when disease or illness disrupts the normal processes.
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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Summary


Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness by Anne Waugh

This long established best-selling text meets the needs of a wide range of health care professionals including nurses, nursing students, students of allied health professions & complementary therapies, paramedics and ambulance technicians. The purpose of the book is reflected in its title, Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by extensive clear, full-colour illustrations. Each chapter provides an explanation of: . the normal structure and functions of the human body . what occurs when disease or illness disrupts the normal processes. Previous edition - WINNER! The Bookseller's Best-sellers Award for an Academic Title. Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness, 9th edition was the best-selling academic title through bookshops in 2005. Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text Excellent layout ensures the text and relevant illustrations are close together Highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour Text uses regular sequences of headings, lists, and bullet points to help with learning and revision Omits the unnecessary detail which can confuse the student new to the subject A glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology An Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter Accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book Access to an Evolve companion website offering animations, MCQs, a full image bank, an audio pronunciation guide as well as useful web links. text revised and updated, including one chapter integrating the musculoskeletal system and a new chapter on genetics to reflect the increasing importance of this topic new and revised artwork/illustrations enhanced features on the Evolve website for students: -High quality animations -Multiple-choice questions -Web links to supplementary websites -An audio pronunciation guide and for Lecturers: -Image bank: the complete collection of images from the book.

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Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Reviews


"This long established, best selling text has been revised and updated for the tenth edition. The text is written in straightforward language and complimented by 450 full colour illustrations. This edition also features an accompanying eveolve website with a full image bank, learning objectives on Powerpoint slides, animations, web-links, MCQs and an audio glossary." Nursing Standard Vol 20 No 30

About Anne Waugh


School of Acute and Continuing care Nursing, Napier University, Edinburgh

Table of Contents


Common prefixes, suffixes and roots SECTION 1 The body and its constituents The body as a whole. Electrolytes and body fluids. The cells, tissues and organisation of the body SECTION 2 Communication The blood. The cardiovascular system. The lymphatic system. The nervous system. The special senses. The endocrine system SECTION 3 Intake of raw materials and the elimination of waste The respiratory system. Introduction to nutrition. The digestive system. The urinary system SECTION 4 Protection and survival The skin. Resistance and immunity. The musculoskeletal system. Introduction to genetics. The reproductive systems. Normal values. Bibliography

Additional information

GOR001845744
Ross and Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness by Anne Waugh
Anne Waugh
Used - Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2006-04-11
500
0443101019
9780443101014
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.