Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness

Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness

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This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations. qThe chapter on the nervous system, has excellent informative diagrams where even the plexus appear understandable even to a novice. This is the book's strength and as a reference tool for patients would be helpful. q Date: July 2014 Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject Highly illustrated with clear colour diagrams and photographs Regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter Common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference Access to additional electronic resources, including high-quality animations, colouring exercises, case studies, self-testing questions, an audio pronunciation guide and weblinks An accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book. text fully revised and updated with developments in the field colour photographs glossary new and revised illustrations significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, a€˜hangmana€™ etc with answers extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bankBox 5.3 Possible embolic materials a€c Fragments of atheromatous plaques (p. ... Where a pulmonary artery or one of its branches is blocked causing an immediate reduction in blood flow through the lung, ... of interrupt- ing tissue blood supply depend of the size of the artery blocked and the functions of the tissue affected.

Title:Ross & Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness
Author:Anne Waugh, Allison Grant
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-06-25


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