Since its first edition Human Anatomy as been praised for its clarity of presentation, its outstanding visually-oriented illustration program, and its ability to help users understand anatomical structures. Past editions of Human Anatomy have won very prestigious awards, including the award for Textbook Excellence by the Text and Academic Authors Association and the award for Illustration Excellence by the Association of Medical Illustrators. Innovative pedagogical elements and a tightly integrated supplements package make this new edition an excellent choice for all anatomy studies. The exhaustive volume provides an introduction to anatomy and addresses cells, the tissue level of organization, integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, surface anatomy, the nervous system, the endocrine system, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, and human development. For health care professionals of all kinds, massage therapists, forensic medical examiners and athletic trainers.
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A comprehensive introduction to human anatomy for students majoring in biology or fulfilling prerequisites for nursing, allied health, or pre-med programs. The book has an outstanding art program that combines award-winning medical illustrations by William Ober, M.D. and cadaver and bone photos by the renown biomedical photographer Ralth Hutchings. The text also includes innovative pedagogical elements which make this book the clear choice for introductory anatomy courses.About the Author:
Dr. Frederic (Ric) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy. His publications include journal articles, technical reports, magazine articles, and a book for naturalists about the biology and geology of tropical islands. He is the co-author of six other undergraduate texts on anatomy or anatomy & physiology. He is currently on the faculty of the University of Hawaii and remains affiliated with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, the American Physiological Society, and the American Association of Anatomists. He is also a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Association of Biology Teachers, the Society for College Science Teachers, the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, the Western Society of Naturalists, and the International Society of Vertebrate Morphologists.
Timmons received his degrees from Loyola University, Chicago. For more than 30 years he has had a strong commitment to teaching human anatomy and physiology to nursing and preprofessional students at Moraine Valley Community College.
Tallitsch received his PhD in physiology with an anatomy minor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison at age 24. Since then he has been on the biology faculty at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.
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Book Description Benjamin Cummings, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131108379