Human Anatomy

Author: Frederic Martini,Michael J. Timmons,Robert B. Tallitsch

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9780321883322

Category: Education

Page: 896

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Key Benefit: For those taking the one-semester Human Anatomy course Praised for its atlas-style format, appropriately detailed anatomical illustrations, and exceptionally clear photographs of tissues and cadavers, Human Anatomy is now more visual and interactive. The Eighth Edition includes new one- and two-page Spotlight Figures that seamlessly integrate text and visuals to guide students through complex topics. New QR codes let you use a smart phones to link directly from figures in the book to figures in the Practice Anatomy Lab(tm) (PAL(tm)) virtual anatomy program, giving you additional views for learning bones and muscles. The end-of-chapter Study Outlines now have memory-triggering visuals to help you remember chapter content. And the Eighth Edition now integrates book content with MasteringA&P® through expanded Coaching Activities. This program presents a better teaching and learning experience and provides: Personalized Learning with MasteringA&P: Become engaged with new Spotlight Figure Coaching Activities and a wide range of other question and activity types -- all automatically graded. Text-art Integration: New one- and two-page Spotlight Figures seamlessly integrate text and visuals to guide you through complex topics. You can study the Spotlight Figures in the book, and then instructors can assign them in MasteringA&P. Text-media integration: New QR codes in the chapters on the skeletal and muscular systems let you use your smart phones to link directly from figures in the book to figures in the Practice Anatomy Lab (PAL) virtual anatomy program, giving them additional views to help you learn bones and muscles. Ti me-saving Navigation and Study Tools: Navigate through difficult human anatomy topics through both the book and MasteringA&P. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringA&P does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringA&P search for ISBN-10: 0321902858 / ISBN-13: 9780321902856. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321883322 /ISBN-13: 9780321883322 and ISBN-10: 0321905601 / ISBN-13: 9780321905604. MasteringA&P is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
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Human Anatomy

Author: Elaine Nicpon Marieb,Patricia Brady Wilhelm,Jon Mallatt

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134243818

Category: Human anatomy

Page: 896

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For one-semester courses in human anatomy. Helps readers visualize human anatomy The #1 best-selling book for the human anatomy course, Human Anatomy, Eighth Edition is widely regarded as the most readable and visually accessible book on the market. The book's hallmark strengths--detailed art that teaches better, a reader-friendly narrative, and easy-to-use media and assessment tools-are enhanced through assignable anatomy animations and tutorials in MasteringA&P, more prominent in-book media references, and updated Focus Figures. Within the book, photos reinforce real-world applications, and cadaver photos and micrographs appear side-by-side with art, working together to help readers accurately visualize key anatomical structures. For the Eighth Edition, new, essential digital resources in MasteringA&P are more deeply integrated than ever throughout the text, making it easy for students to find helpful study tools. MasteringA&P's interactive tools include adaptive Dynamic Study Modules; helpful videos on bone identification, organ dissection, and cat dissections; new Clinical Scenarios; and PAL 3.0. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm) & Mastering(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134215036 / 9780134215037 Human Anatomy Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package, 8/E Package consists of: 013433096X / 9780134330969 MasteringA&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Human Anatomy, 8/e 9780321869258 / 0321869257 A Photographic Atlas for Human Anatomy & Physiology 0134243811 / 9780134243818 Human Anatomy, 8/e
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Anatomy & Physiology

The Unity of Form and Function

Author: Kenneth Saladin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077676718

Category: Science

Page: 1248

View: 1966

With Saladin, students make connections through learning outcomes and assessments, integrated media, and a writing style that clearly depicts anatomy and physiology processes. A consistent set of chapter learning tools helps students identify and retain key concepts while the stunning visual program provides a realistic view of body structures and processes. Saladin's text requires no prior knowledge of college chemistry or cell biology, and is designed for a two-semester A&P course.
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Human Biology

Concepts and Current Issues

Author: Michael D. Johnson

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9780134042435

Category: Human biology

Page: 640

View: 2434

&>For courses in human biology Explore Human Biology in Relation to Current Issues, in the Text and Online. Through his teaching, his textbook, and his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks interest in human biology by connecting basic biology to real-world issues that are relevant to readers' lives. Using a storytelling approach and extensive online support, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues Eighth Edition not only demystifies how the human body works but also drives readers to become a better, more discerning consumer of health and science information. Each chapter opens with Johnson's popular "Current Issues" essays, and within each chapter, "BlogInFocus" references direct readers to his frequently-updated blog for breaking human biology-related news. Also available with MasteringBiology(tm) MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product proven to improve results by helping readers quickly master concepts. Readers benefit from opportunities to practice basic science literacy skills, using interactive resources that create engaging learning experiences. Effective activities in MasteringBiology help readers further visualize and understand complex biological processes. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringBiology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringBiology search for: 0134042239 / 9780134042237 Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134254902 / 9780134254906 MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues 0134042433 / 9780134042435 Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues
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Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function

Author: Kenneth Saladin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780073403717

Category: Science

Page: 1248

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With Saladin, students make connections through learning outcomes and assessments, integrated media, and a writing style that clearly depicts anatomy and physiology processes. A consistent set of chapter learning tools helps students identify and retain key concepts while the stunning visual program provides a realistic view of body structures and processes. Saladin's text requires no prior knowledge of college chemistry or cell biology, and is designed for a two-semester A&P course. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to the full online ebook version of the textbook, as well full access to LearnSmart, SmartBook, and Anatomy & Physiology Revealed. The seventh edition's changes focus primarily on new science (30+ updates based on advances in science), new writing (30+ new sections of text to improve discussion, update terminology, and include new Deeper Insight examples), and 40+ new and revised photos and illustrations. Also, a new appendix has been added to the 7th edition to include the complete genetic code. Significant improvements have also been made to the Connect question banks.
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Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual

Author: Elaine Nicpon Marieb,Susan J. Mitchell,Peter Z. Zao

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780321616135

Category: Science

Page: 910

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Designed for use with any A&P textbook, this best-selling laboratory manual features a wide variety of exercises and activities to meet the needs of any anatomy & physiology laboratory course. Known for its thorough, clearly-written exercises, full-color art, and tear-out review sheets, this lab manual gives you a hands-on laboratory experience. It is also accompanied by an interactive website built specifically for the A&P lab course that features pre-lab and post-lab quizzes for every exercise, Practice Anatomy Lab™ 2.0, and PhysioEx™ 8.0. This new lab manual also features a brand-new art program that uses rich vibrant colors, 3D realistic rendering, and many new histology and cadaver photos.
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Human Anatomy and Physiology, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: Elaine Nicpon Marieb,Katja Hoehn

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780133997040

Category: Education

Page: 1264

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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value-this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx For the two-semester A&P course. Setting the Standard for Innovation in A&P Human Anatomy & Physiology has launched the careers of more than three million healthcare professionals. With the newly revised Tenth Edition, Marieb and Hoehn introduce a clear pathway through A&P that helps students and instructors focus on key concepts and make meaningful connections. Each chapter opens with a visual "Chapter Roadmap" that guides students through the material and shows how concepts are related within and across chapters. The new modular organization makes key concepts more readily apparent and understandable to students, and new videos help students see why the content matters in their course as well as their future careers. As students master important concepts and follow a clear path through chapter content, the expanded suite of learning tools in the book and in MasteringA&P ensure they don't get lost along the way. Also Available with MasteringA&P ® This title is also available with MasteringA&P - is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track. MasteringA&P's wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities encourage students to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringA&P, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
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Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: John E. McMurry,David S. Ballantine, Jr.,Virginia E. Peterson,Carl A. Hoeger

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780134218328

Category: Science

Page: 992

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"For courses in General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2 - Semester)" A Clear, Flexible Approach to Chemistry for the Modern Classroom Active learning, an increased focus on clinical examples, updates based on current teaching and research findings, and digital innovations designed to engage and personalize readers experience make "Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry" simply the best choice for readers with a future in allied health. With the Eighth Edition, the authors make learning chemistry a more active experience through features designed to get readers doing chemistry. Every chapter features "Hands on Chemistry" sections that deepen readers understanding of chemistry by having them perform elementary experiments with everyday household items. Group Problemsat the end of every chapter are designed for in-class use and motivate readers to carefully think about higher-level problems, such as how concepts fit together and how to apply these concepts in a clinical application. All of the chapter openers, including many of the Chemistry in Action boxes and end-of-chapter problems, have been rewritten for a stronger clinical focus that provides more relevance to allied health majors. All content has been updated for the modern classroom with special attention to the biochemistry chapters, making the Eighth Edition of "Fundamentals of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry " the best choice for future allied health readers. This edition is fully integrated with MasteringChemistry to provide an interactive and engaging experience. Media resources include narrated Video Tutor Solutions for every book chapter that present how to work the most challenging problems and feature additional feedback and instruction from contributor Sara Madsen. NEW in MasteringChemistry is the Chemistry Primer, a diagnostic and remediation tool that provides pre-built assignments designed to get readers up to speed on Chemistry and Math skills at the beginning of the course so they come to class prepared to delve more deeply into topics. Also Available with MasteringChemistry MasteringChemistry is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and they encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics . Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringChemistry does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringChemistry, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringChemistry, search for 0134033094 / 9780134033099 " Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Plus MasteringChemistry with eText -- Access Card Package " Package consists of: 0134143337 / 9780134143330 "MasteringChemistry with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry" 0134015185 / 9780134015187 "Fundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry" "
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Interactive Physiology

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780805398977

Category: Human physiology

Page: N.A

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The Greenberg Rapid Review

A Companion to the 8th Edition

Author: Leonard I. Kranzler,Jonathan Hobbs

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1626232075

Category: Medical

Page: 580

View: 315

Written by an esteemed educator and founder of the renowned Chicago Review Course in Neurological Surgery™, this updated review reflects substantive content additions to the 8th edition. The two prior editions of the Rapid Review were must-have companions that fully leveraged the vast knowledge contained within Greenberg's legendary tome. Through repetition and spot-on questions, this book brings clarity to a specialty whose sheer depth and breadth presents comprehension and retention challenges. This book helps readers determine if they are retaining key data and information, thereby providing a robust self-assessment study tool for ABNS certification. The 7th companion generated glowing reviews, such as: "A wonderful example of how to turn the classic Greenberg text into a study guide rather than an encyclopedic reference to a young neurosurgeon" -AANS Young Neurosurgeons News Key Highlights Question formats include fill in the blank, open-ended questions, true/false, matching, and identification of various elements in diagrams/figures Mnemonic devices, helpful hints, clinical pearls, and study charts aid in comprehension and long-term retention Greenberg chapter headings are used (e.g. 4.2.3), thereby providing clear-cut Handbook references This book is designed to help neurosurgical residents prepare for the ABNS primary examination and/or rounds. It will enable practicing neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, and neuropathologists to develop a storehouse of knowledge required to efficaciously examine, analyze, diagnose, and treat neurosurgical patients.
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Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

Author: Frederic H. Martini,Edwin F. Bartholomew

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134210816

Category: Science

Page: 808

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For one-semester courses in anatomy & physiology. Guiding readers through challenging A&P concepts Celebrated for its precise illustrations, time-saving navigation and study tools, and engaging clinical content, Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology is crafted especially for readers with no prior knowledge of anatomy & physiology and little science background. The Seventh Edition eases readers through tough A&P topics, answering the need to help A&P readers learn and retain challenging content. New book features, all supported by interactive MasteringA&P media, include new Build Your Knowledge activities, new Spotlight Figures Coaching activities, new Bone and Organ Dissection Videos, and new Dynamic Study Modules that help readers study on the go. Also available with MasteringA&P. MasteringA&P is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics™. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringA&P does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringA&P, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringA&P, search for: 0134098617 / 9780134098616 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package, 7/e Package consists of: 0134074882 / 9780134074887 MasteringA&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, 7/e 0134098846 / 9780134098845 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, 7/e
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Human Biology

Concepts and Current Issues, Global Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292166278

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Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Main Version

Author: Michael G. Wood

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134217047

Category: Science

Page: 888

View: 3887

For two-semester A&P lab courses. Stunning Visuals and Accessible Tutorials Engage Students in the A&P Lab The Wood, Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Sixth Edition is a valuable resource for engaging students in the lab, introducing them to applications, and preparing them for their future careers. The Sixth Edition teaches effective drawing techniques to promote critical thinking and ensure lasting comprehension. This comprehensive lab manual features more than 100 new photos that walk students through core lab processes, lab equipment, and animal organ dissections, as well as art that is adapted from Ric Martini’s Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, Tenth Edition. It is available in three formats: Main, Cat, and Pig Versions. The Cat and Pig manuals are identical to the Main Version, with nine additional cat or pig dissection exercises. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringA&P does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringA&P, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringA&P, search for: 0134137728 / 9780134137728 Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Main Version Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: 0134130189 / 9780134130187 Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology featuring Martini Art, Main Version, 6/e 013415732X / 9780134157320 MasteringA&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Laboratory Manual for Anatomy & Physiology, 6/e
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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Frederic H. Martini,Judi L. Nath,Edwin F. Bartholomew

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134396026

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

View: 4768

For courses in two-semester A&P. Using Art Effectively to Teach the Toughest Topics in A&P Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology helps students succeed in the challenging A&P course with an easy-to-understand narrative, precise visuals, and steadfast accuracy. With the 11th Edition, the author team draws from recent research exploring how students use and digest visual information to help students use art more effectively to learn A&P. New book features encourage students to view and consider figures in the textbook, and new narrated videos guide students through complex physiology figures to help them deconstruct and better understand complicated processes. Instructors can also request a new handbook by Lori Garrett, entitled The Art of Teaching A&P: Six Easy Lessons to Improve Student Learning , which explores some of the most common challenges encountered when using art to teach A&P, alongside strategies to address these challenges. Also Available with Mastering A&P Mastering(tm) A&P is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to engage students and improve results by helping students stay on track in the course and quickly master challenging A&P concepts. Features in the text are supported by Mastering A&P assignments, including new SmartArt Videos, Interactive Physiology 2.0, Dynamic Study Modules, Learning Catalytics, Spotlight Figure Coaching Activities, lab study tools, Get Ready for A&P, plus a variety of Art Labeling Questions, Clinical Application Questions, and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(tm) A&P does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering A&P, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering A&P, search for: 013439495X / 9780134394954 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology Plus Mastering A&P with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134396022 / 9780134396026 Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology 013446950X / 9780134469508 Mastering A&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology Mastering A&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
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Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

Author: Elaine N. Marieb,Suzanne M. Keller

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134652630

Category: Science

Page: 656

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For one-semester Anatomy & Physiology courses. Focus on the Essential What, How, & Why of Human Anatomy & Physiology With the 12th Edition of Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology, science educator Suzanne Keller joins bestselling author Elaine Marieb in helping learners focus on the essential What, How, & Why of A&P, without getting sidetracked in unnecessary details. Thoroughly updated with dozens of new figures, photos, and current information on medical recommendations and terminology, the 12th Edition continues to set the standard for brief, accessible one-semester A&P texts. The authors’ hallmark clear and friendly writing style has been strengthened with familiar analogies and abundant mnemonic cues that help in learning and remembering concepts. Continuing to offer just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage, engaging new chapter previews help learners hone in on what structures and functions they are studying, how they function, and why they are important to learn. New vocabulary-building activities, a mobile-friendly eText, and Interactive Physiology 2.0 tutorials expand the options for using Mastering ™ A&P as an effective practice and learning tool. Also available with Mastering A&P Mastering™ A&P is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students and improve results. Instructors ensure that students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics™. Students can further master concepts after class through assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering™ A&P does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering A&P, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering A&P, search for: 0134394194 / 9780134394190 Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology Plus Mastering A&P with eText -- Access Card Package, 12/e Package consists of: 0134395328 / 9780134395326 Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology 0134555112 / 9780134555119 Mastering A&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology Mastering A&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
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A Brief Atlas of the Human Body

Author: Matt Hutchinson,Elaine Nicpon Marieb,Jon Mallatt,Patricia Brady Wilhelm

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780321662613

Category: Medical

Page: 129

View: 7954

This full-color atlas is packaged with every new copy of the text, and includes 107 bone and 47 cadaver photographs with easy-to-read labels. This edition of the atlas contains a comprehensive histology photomicrograph section featuring over 50 slides of basic tissue and organ systems. Featuring photos taken by renowned biomedical photographer Ralph Hutchings, this high-quality photographic atlas makes an excellent resource for the classroom and laboratory, and is referenced in appropriate figure legends throughout the text.
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Human Anatomy Laboratory Manual with Cat Dissections

Author: Elaine N. Marieb,Lori A. Smith

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134259521

Category: Science

Page: 592

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For the one-semester human anatomy laboratory course. Get the most out of your human anatomy lab With 30 exercises covering all body systems, a clear, engaging writing style, and full-color illustrations, Human Anatomy Laboratory Manual with Cat Dissections , Eighth Edition provides everything needed for a successful lab experience. This edition features new Visual Summary Tables for presenting complex information, new “Why This Matters” boxes that help relate the lab activity to a real-life or clinical example, new colored Review Sheet art, and new full-color, body movement photos.
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Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe [With Access Code and EBook]

Author: Eric Chaisson,Steve McMillan

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780321598769

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 5572

Key Benefit: For one-semester Introduction to Astronomy courses. With Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken readers to the universe around them. Thoroughly updated, the revised edition focuses on the process of scientific discovery and scientific method, making “how we know what we know” a more integral part of the book with attention to clearly and concisely presenting scientific terms to the non-science reader. The authors incorporate three themes in this briefer version of their two textbooks; process of science, the size and scale of the universe as well as the evolution of the universe. A Beginner’s Guide emphasizes critical thinking and visualization, and is now available with a custom tailored leading-edge technology program. The Sixth Edition features an even greater focus on the process of science, MasteringAstronomy,™ and a dedicated myeBook. Key Topics: Charting the Heavens : The Foundations of Astronomy, The Copernican Revolution: The Birth of Modern Science, Light and Matter: The Inner Workings of the Cosmos, Telescopes: The Tools of Astronomy, The Solar System: Interplanetary Matter and the Birth of the Planets, Earth and Its Moon: Our Cosmic Backyard, The Terrestrial Planets: A Study in Contrasts, The Jovian Planets: Giants of the Solar System, Moons, Rings, and Plutoids: Small Worlds Among Giants, The Sun: Our Parent Star, Measuring the Stars: Giants, Dwarfs, and the Main Sequence, The Interstellar Medium: Star Formation in the Milky Way, Stellar Evolution: The Lives and Deaths of Stars, Neutron Stars and Black Holes: Strange States of Matter, The Milky Way Galaxy: A Spiral in Space, Normal and Active Galaxies: Building Blocks of the Universe, Hubble’s Law and Dark Matter: The Large-Scale Structure of the Cosmos, Cosmology: The Big Bang and the Fate of the Universe, Life in the Universe: Are We Alone? Market: Intended for those interested in learning the basics of astronomy
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