Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease
Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease,
Edition 7
By Linda Swisher, RN, EdD, Kevin T. Patton, PhD and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD

Publication Date: 13 Mar 2017

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Reinforce your understanding of the concepts in Patton’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in the text, this study guide reviews essential medical terminology, concepts, and processes related to anatomy and physiology, and explains how our body systems function in health and disease. Each chapter begins with a quick synopsis of the key points in the textbook chapter. A variety of exercises make it easy to review and apply key concepts, and labeling of anatomy drawings helps you learn anatomical terms and structures.

Key Features

  • Know your Medical Terms feature helps you understand A&P by familiarizing you with the various word parts used in medical terminology, and reinforces the Language of Medicine word lists in The Human Body in Health & Disease.
  • A comprehensive review ensures that you understand the textbook’s core concepts and essential content.
  • Application questions promote critical thinking, asking you to apply textbook information to the real world.
  • Diagrams, labeling exercises, and coloring exercises reinforce your understanding of the location of body structures.
  • Matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises aid in understanding anatomy and physiology concepts.
  • Crossword puzzles and word finds help you master new vocabulary terms.
  • Study tips in the preface offer insight into the most effective methods for learning and retaining information.
  • Answers to exercises are located at the end of the study guide, along with convenient textbook-page references.

New Features

  • UPDATED content and activities correspond with changes to Patton’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition text.
  • NEW! Five new questions are added to each chapter.
  • NEW! Illustrations are revised to reflect changes in the main text.
About the author
By Linda Swisher, RN, EdD; Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Body
2. Chemistry of Life
3. Cells
4. Tissues
5. Organ Systems
6. Mechanisms of Disease
7. Skin and Membranes
8. Skeletal System
9. Muscular System
10. Nervous System
11. Senses
12. Endocrine System
13. Blood
14. Heart and Heart Disease
15. Circulation of the Blood
16. Lymphatic System and Immunity
17. Respiratory System
18. Digestive System
19. Nutrition and Metabolism
20. Urinary System
21. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
22. Acid-Base Balance
23. Reproductive Systems
24. Growth and Development
25. Genetics and Genetic Diseases
Answers to Exercises
Book details
ISBN: 9780323402941
Page Count: 334
Retail Price: €28.99