-World-class art program includes more than 1,400 full-colour photos and
illustrations to enhance and simplify explanations of difficult concepts.
-Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections unify themes and help students
comprehend the interrelation of body systems and how the structure and
function of these change in relation to age and development.
Dozens of unique full-colour micrographs of cellular structure enhance
-A variety of specialty boxes and tables explain the practical applications
of the principles of A&P, such as the Health Matters box on "anesthetics"
which explains how anesthetics produce their effects.
-Current topics (e.g., anthrax, smallpox, human genome project) are
addressed in feature boxes.
-Case studies challenge students with "real-life" clinical situations.
-Health Matters and other boxes and tables explain the practical
applications of the principles of A&P.
-Chapter Outlines open each chapter, giving students a short overview of
-Quick Check questions and detailed chapter summaries help students review
-Content review questions help students determine how well they have
mastered important concepts.
-Critical thinking questions actively engage students and challenge their
-Colour-coded tabs along the side of each page differentiate the six units
at a glance. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
-Packaged with every new textbook is an access code for Anatomy &
Physiology Online offering phenomenal resources that bring this subject to
life, and includes a wide range of multimedia learning accessories -- such
as hundreds of state-of-the-art animations and interactive exercises.
-New and updated artwork illustrates the most current scientific knowledge.
-New Language of Science and Language of Medicine boxes bookend each
chapter, providing pronunciations, definitions, and word parts for terms
highlighted in the text.
-Online tutoring for students is available through the Evolve companion
-Completely revised critical thinking and review questions in each chapter
actively engage students and challenge their reasoning skills.
-Packaged with every new textbook is an access code for a downloadable
e-book - a searchable electronic version of the entire text - that provides
students with searching, highlighting, and note-taking capabilities.
-A Brief Atlas of Human Anatomy is shrink-wrapped with every new textbook
and includes surface anatomy and histology images for students to use as a
study aid. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.