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.
carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject
highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour
regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision
learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter
a glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology
an Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference
an accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book.
access to electronic ancillaries offering a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, high quality animations, web links to supplementary websites, MCQs and an audio pronunciation guide
text fully revised and updated with developments in the field
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, ‘hangman’ etc with answers
extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank