Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies

Author: Maggie Norris,Donna Rae Siegfried

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118073452

Category: Science

Page: 360

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Learn about the human body from the inside out Every year, more than 100,000 degrees are completed in biology or biomedical sciences. Anatomy and physiology classes are required for these majors and others such as life sciences and chemistry, and also for students on a pre-med track. These classes also serve as valuable electives because of the importance and relevance of this subject's content. Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies, 2nd Edition, appeals to students and life-learners alike, as a course supplement or simply as a guide to this intriguing field of science. With 25 percent new and revised content, including updated examples and references throughout, readers of the new edition will come to understand the meanings of terms in anatomy and physiology, get to know the body's anatomical structures, and gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health. New examples, references, and case studies Updated information on how systems function in illness and in health Newest health discovers and insights into how the body works Written in plain English and packed with dozens of beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
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Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies

Author: Erin Odya,Maggie A. Norris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119345235

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology Get to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toe Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
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Medical Transcription For Dummies

Author: Anne Martinez

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118461053

Category: Medical

Page: 360

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The fast and easy way to explore a medical transcriptioncareer Flexibility is one of the most enticing aspects of a career inmedical transcription. Perfect for in the office, at home, or onvacation, medical transcriptionists can often createlifestyle-appropriate schedules. The transcription field alsoappeals as a part-time, post-retirement income source forex-healthcare-industry workers. If you're interested in a career inthis growing field, Medical Transcription For Dummies servesas an accessible entry point. With guidance on getting through training and certification andexploring opportunities within the myriad different kinds ofemployment arrangements, Medical Transcription For Dummiesgives you everything you need to get started in medicaltranscription. Guides you on getting though medical transcription training andcertification Includes expert advice and tips on how to approach complexmedical jargon and understand procedures Plain-English explanations of medical terminology, anatomy andphysiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatmentassessments Whether used as a classroom supplement or a desk reference,students and professionals alike can benefit from MedicalTranscription For Dummies.
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Living Wheat-Free For Dummies

Author: Rusty Gregory,Alan Chasen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118774582

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

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Explains the benefits of adopting a wheat-free lifestyle and offers recipes and tips on eating out and preparing a kitchen to be wheat-free.
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Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: N.A

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781788861

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Now updated to full color throughout, Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition presents the vast, sometimes overwhelming details of anatomy and physiology in the enjoyable, user-friendly, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. It reviews the core concepts of A&P and offers detailed coverage of every body system, nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, reproduction and lactation, and genetics. This edition includes a "Practice Makes Perfect" section of NCLEX®-style questions and pocket-sized study cards for on-the-go review. A companion Website offers new student and instructor resources including study cards, physiology animations, PowerPoint presentations, a test generator, teaching tips, and practice exercises/activities.
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Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life, 3rd Edition

From Science to Life

Author: Gail Jenkins,Gerard J. Tortora

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118213491

Category: Science

Page: 1128

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The 3rd edition of Jenkins' Anatomy and Physiology: From Science to Life offers many new and enhanced features. Each chapter of STL is designed and developed into manageable modules of content that place a conceptual order on the facts and terminology. Furthermore, relevant case stories draw readers in, keep them connected to the content and provide the platform for developing the critical thinking skills so necessary for their professions. Thoroughly revised and updated for this edition, the link between the case and the relevant anatomy and physiology in each chapter is even more closely connected. Actively engaging readers with the learning process is made simple with the integration of multiple and varied learning resources, including such dynamic assets as animations, iPod downloads, clinical connections, drill and practice labeling activities from cadavers to models to illustrations, virtual dissection experience with Real Anatomy, and creative interactive exercises and concept maps for reviewing material. These resources provide a wide range of learning style preferences and reinforce the focused design of the integrated text and media.
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Fitness Walking For Dummies

Author: Liz Neporent

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118069218

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 360

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Call it power walking, fitness walking, or just plain walking. Indoors or out, walking is one of the healthiest and most rewarding forms of exercise available to all sorts of people, young and old. In fact, walking burns about the same number of calories per mile as running (and it's a lot easier on your knees). Walking is one of the most adaptable workout activities around – you can walk for an hour straight to make your walking program effective and to achieve your goals, or you can accumulate this hour over the course of a day. Fitness Walking For Dummies is for anyone who wants to start an exercise program but may not have the knowledge or motivation to do it. If you're already a walking fanatic, you'll find out how to become a better fitness walker. This easy-to-understand guide is also for those who are on track to Lose weight Decrease blood pressure Control cholesterol Relieve stress Prevent heart disease Deal with depression Explore what it takes to begin an exercise program by setting goals, choosing shoes, and considering nutrition to optimize your workout. Fitness Walking For Dummies also covers the following topics and more: Warm-up and cool-down routines Strength training The four levels of walking: Lifestyle, Fitness, High-Energy, Walk-Run Weight-training routines and stretches that add variety Buying and using a treadmill Age, pregnancy, and walking with your dog Dealing with pain and injuries Like 67 million other people in the United States who log over 201 million miles a year, you want to take advantage of all of the great things a regular walking program can do for you. Whether your goal is to improve your health or your appearance, lose weight, get stronger, feel good about yourself, or all of the above, walking can help you get to where you want to go. This book can help you do that by showing you everything you need to know about starting and maintaining a walking program.
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Starting an Online Business For Dummies?

Author: Greg Holden

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764516559

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Get the scoop on recession-proof online strategies Packed with e-commerce survival stories, best practices, and resources Get the information you need to thrive online ? even in today?s economy! Today is a great time to launch an online business ? the competition is less, the technology is better, and Internet use is at an all-time high. This thoroughly updated guide shows you how to dive right in. From fine-tuning plans and setting up a high-traffic site to marketing, customer service, and security, it?s just what you need to succeed! The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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