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Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing, 5th (with Anatesse Software Printed Access Card) (Hardcover, 5th... Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing, 5th (with Anatesse Software Printed Access Card) (Hardcover, 5th edition)
Anthony Seikel, Douglas King, David Drumright
R902 R770 Discovery Miles 7 700 Save R132 (15%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING, Fifth Edition, provides a solid foundation in anatomical and physiological principles relevant to communication sciences and disorders. Ideal for speech-language pathology and audiology students, as well as practicing clinicians, the text integrates clinical information with everyday experiences to reveal how anatomy and physiology relate to the speech, language, and hearing systems. Combining comprehensive coverage with abundant, full-color illustrations and a strong practical focus, the text makes complex material approachable even for students with little or no background in anatomy and physiology. Thoroughly updated to reflect current trends, techniques, and best practices, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed text is supported by innovative Anatesse learning software-now accessible online via PC, Mac, and tablet devices-featuring tutorials, interactive quizzes, and other resources to help students of all learning styles master the material and prepare for professional licensing exams.

Tortora's Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Global Edition): Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson Tortora's Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Global Edition)
Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
R1,303 R1,097 Discovery Miles 10 970 Save R206 (16%) In stock

With Wiley s Enhanced E-Text, you get all the benefits of a downloadable, reflowable eBook with added resources to make your study time more effective, including an embedded Student Solutions Manual with problem sets & answers. The phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the discipline standard with the 15th edition. Designed for the 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. Enhanced for a digital delivery, the 15th edition, gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.

The Concise Human Body Book - An illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders (Paperback): Dk The Concise Human Body Book - An illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders (Paperback)
Dk 1
R332 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R140 (42%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Discover all there is to know about human anatomy in DK's latest concise visual guide to the human body. Fully updated to reflect the latest medical information, The Concise Human Body Book is illustrated throughout with colourful and comprehensive diagrams, photographs, scans, and 3D artworks, which take you right into the cells and fibres that are responsible for keeping your body ticking. The Concise Human Body Book provides full coverage of the body, function by function, system by system. In the opening chapter, colourful medical scans, illustrations, and easy-to-understand diagrams show you how the different parts of the body work together to produce a living whole. Eleven main body systems - including the skeletal system, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system - are then covered in intricate detail in the following chapters, with each section ending on common diseases and disorders that can affect that system. From bones and muscles to systems and processes, this in-depth, pocket-sized guide to the body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is the must-have reference manual for trainee medical professionals, students, or anyone interested in finding out more about how the human body works.

Essentials Of Medical Physiology (Paperback, 4th ed): K. Sumbulingham, P. Sumbulingham Essentials Of Medical Physiology (Paperback, 4th ed)
K. Sumbulingham, P. Sumbulingham
R854 R680 Discovery Miles 6 800 Save R174 (20%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Essentials of Medical Physiology is a comprehensive, accessible text that covers the basic principles of Medical Physiology.

It is completely up-to-date and includes information on the latest findings in Physiology. The text has been beautifully designed and illustrated, and chapters present information in an easy-to-follow and logical style.

Essentials of Medical Physiology is suitable for Medical and Dental students, as well as students in the allied health subjects, such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacolgy, and Speech and Hearing.

Human Form and Function (Paperback): Human Form and Function (Paperback)
R728 Discovery Miles 7 280 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Written by three distinguished authors of child care and medical books, this text provides coverage of physiological structure and systems and the maintenance of health. It emphasizes the social aspect of human biology including alcohol and drug abuse, ageing and stress.

Anatomy and Physiology - Adapted International Edition (Hardcover, 9 Revised Edition): Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau,... Anatomy and Physiology - Adapted International Edition (Hardcover, 9 Revised Edition)
Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau, Andrew Hutton
R1,468 R1,367 Discovery Miles 13 670 Save R101 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This beautifully illustrated volume brings to life all the excitement and challenge of the study of human anatomy and physiology in one stunning resource! Characterised by its friendly and accessible writing style, each chapter of Anatomy & Physiology, Adapted International Edition, comes with a range of helpful learning features such as Study Hints, Chapter Outlines, Language of Science and Medicine lists, Case Studies, Chapter Summaries and Review- and Critical Thinking Questions. The volume also boasts over 1400 images together with the unique underlying themes entitled the 'Big Picture' and 'Cycle of Life', which serve to emphasize the importance of the interrelationship between systems of the body and how these systems are influenced, in turn, by development and aging. Alongside this emphasis on interdependence and change, comes a focus on homeostasis, which enables the reader to see how the healthy body is one that is carefully tuned and that disease can readily occur when internal balance is disrupted. Anatomy and Physiology, Adapted International Edition, has been fully updated to make full reference European healthcare systems, including drugs, relevant investigations and local treatment protocols. The also book comes with an extensive website facility and accompanying Brief Atlas of the Human Body and Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine. Anatomy & Physiology, Adapted International Edition, will be ideal for students of nursing and allied health professions, biomedical and paramedical science, operating department practice, complementary therapy and massage therapy, as well as anyone studying BTEC (or equivalent) human biology. Unique 'Clear View of the Human Body' allows the reader to build up a view of the body layer by layer Clear, conversational writing style helps demystify the complexities of human biology Content presented in digestible 'chunks' to aid reading and retention of facts Consistent unifying themes, such as the 'Big Picture' and 'Cycle of Life' features, help readers understand the interrelation of body systems and how they are influenced by age and development Accompanying Brief Atlas of the Human Body offers more than 100 full-colour transparencies and supplemental images that cover body parts, organs, cross sections, radiography images, and histology slides Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine contains medical terminology and scientific terms, along with pronunciations, definitions, and word part breakdowns for terms highlighted in the text Numerous feature boxes such as Language of Science and Language of Medicine, Mechanisms of Disease, Health Matters, Diagnostic Study, FYI, and Sport and Fitness provide interesting and important side considerations to the main text More than 1,400 full-colour photographs and spectacular drawings illustrate the most current scientific knowledge and help bring difficult concepts to life Quick Check Questions within each chapter help reinforce learning by prompting readers to review what they just read Chapter outlines, chapter objectives and study tips begin each chapter Outline summaries, review questions, critical thinking questions, and case studies are included at the end of each chapter Study Hints found throughout the text give practical advice to students about mnemonics or other helpful means of understanding or recall Connect IT! features link to additional content online to facilitate wider study Helpful Glossary and Anatomical Directions Ideal for students who are new to the subject, or returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language is not English

The Human Body Book (Hardcover): Richard Walker, Steve Parker The Human Body Book (Hardcover)
Richard Walker, Steve Parker 1
R648 R347 Discovery Miles 3 470 Save R301 (46%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An all-in-one illustrated guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes. This in-depth manual to the human body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is a must-have reference to help further your studies or knowledge of how our bodies work.

Each page of The Human Body Book, updated to reflect the latest medical advances, is illustrated with colourful and comprehensive diagrams, which are thoroughly annotated to take you right into the cells and fibres that are responsible for keeping the human body ticking.

The opening chapter, Integrated Body, explains how the parts of the body work together at various levels of size and hierarchy to produce the living whole. It also contains an overview of the major body systems, enlivened by real-life 3D medical scans of the entire body. The chapters that follow provide coverage of the body function by function, system by system. Eleven main body systems are covered in turn, with each section ending on common injuries, diseases, and disorders afflicting that system. The book concludes with a chapter on Growth and Development which looks in detail at how the body changes over the course of a human lifespan.

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Paperback): Jennifer Boore, Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Paperback)
Jennifer Boore, Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd
R791 R680 Discovery Miles 6 800 Save R111 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an E-inspection copy click here or for more information contact your local sales representative. Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the complete A&P learning resource for nurses. Effective, holistic nursing is impossible without a firm grasp of how the human body functions but knowledge of the scientific theory on its own is not enough. Using the person-centred practice framework as a guiding principle, this book brings anatomy and physiology to life combining the best of print and online learning into one integrated package. Key features Connects theory with nursing practice exploring the science from the perspective of a fictional family Supported by a rich array of video material including interactive figures, animations and mini-tutorials - perfect for visual learners Full of engaging activities designed to complement self-directed learning A bank of 170 online multiple choice questions and over 800 flashcards - ideal for revision and consolidating knowledge Written with the needs of nurses firmly in mind, focusing on the essential information More than just a book! Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473938465) Each purchase includes 12 months access to an interactive eBook version which seamlessly blends the traditional textbook format with the best of online learning. Students can study when and how they want and make use of additional tools including search, highlighting, annotation note sharing and much more. The book is also supported by a SAGE Edge website containing complete access to videos, animations, student revision material and action plans. Lecturer resources to support your teaching, including downloadable figures from the book and a test bank of questions for assessment use, are also available. Visit https://edge.sagepub.com/essentialaandp to find out more. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook - A Study Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Students (Paperback): Ian Peate Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook - A Study Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Students (Paperback)
Ian Peate 1
R548 R445 Discovery Miles 4 450 Save R103 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

This new study guide is a companion to the bestselling textbook Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students, and is designed to help and support you with this subject area, by testing and consolidating your knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Jam-packed with tips, hints, activities and exercises, this workbook will guide you through the core areas of anatomy and physiology, and provide you with loads of help with your studies. Designed to support all styles of learning, Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook provides you with a wide range of activities including: * Clear illustrations for tracing, copying, shading and colouring in * Blank diagrams for labelling * Multiple choice questions * Fill in the gap exercises * Learning tips and hints * Crosswords * Word searches Also available: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students 2nd edition the bestselling textbook upon which this study guide is based.

Gut - The Inside Story Of Our Body's Most Under-rated Organ (Paperback, B format): Giulia Enders Gut - The Inside Story Of Our Body's Most Under-rated Organ (Paperback, B format)
Giulia Enders
R205 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R37 (18%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Our gut is as important as our brain or heart, yet we know very little about how it works and many of us are too embarrassed to ask questions.

In Gut, Giulia Enders breaks this taboo, revealing the latest science on how much our digestive system has to offer.

From our miraculous gut bacteria – which can play a part in obesity, allergies, depression and even Alzheimer’s – to the best position to poo, this entertaining and informative health handbook shows that we can all benefit from getting to know the wondrous world of our inner workings.

Human Body Identification Manual (Academic Edition) (Paperback): Ian Whitmore, Ken W.S. Ashwell Human Body Identification Manual (Academic Edition) (Paperback)
Ian Whitmore, Ken W.S. Ashwell
R490 R353 Discovery Miles 3 530 Save R137 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Concise  Book of Muscles  Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition): Chris Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition)
Chris Jarmey 1
R499 R395 Discovery Miles 3 950 Save R104 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This newly revised fourth edition of The Concise Book of Muscles is a comprehensive guide to the major muscle groups. Fully illustrated with more than 500 drawings, and easy to use, this compact reference provides a complete profile for each muscle, clearly showing its origin, insertion, nerve supply, and action, the movements that use it, and, where appropriate, exercises that stretch and strengthen it. The book's distinctive quick-reference format shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. Each muscle chapter now includes an overview of the gross anatomy of the body area, to show bony landmarks, cross-sections of muscle layers, and points of attachment, as well as a quick reference and an overview of the nerve pathways that are most relevant. The book alsoIt includes a new chapter on the pelvic floor muscles, which are of particular interest to those studying or practicing yoga and Pilates. While designed for the student and beginning practitioner of anatomy, massage, bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, physiotherapy, yoga, and Pilates or any other health-related field, The Concise Book of Muscles is equally useful for athletes and anyone interested in the workings of the human body. The late Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979, and taught anatomy, shiatsu, qigong, and bodywork therapy throughout Europe. This new edition has been updated with a number of recommendations from Cecilia Brassett, University Clinical Anatomist, University of Cambridge, and Councillor of both The Anatomical Society and the British Association of Clinical Anatomists,, and the writing of Dr. Dan Quemby, who has taught pharmacology, physiology, and anatomy to medical and science students at St. Andrew's University and University College London.

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris
R449 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R137 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

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.

Case Files Physiology, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Eugene C. Toy, Norman W. Weisbrodt, William P. Dubinsky, Roger... Case Files Physiology, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Eugene C. Toy, Norman W. Weisbrodt, William P. Dubinsky, Roger G. O'neil, Edgar T. (Terry) Walters, …
R744 Discovery Miles 7 440 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. REAL LIFE CLINICAL CASES FOR THE COURSE EXAMS AND USMLE STEP 1 "This extremely useful book reinforces the relationship between basic science and clinical medicine for students. It will help them either review or learn basic physiology as it applies to medicine, which should strengthen their diagnostic and therapeutic skills. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service You need exposure to clinical cases to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1. Case Files: Physiology presents 50 real-life clinical cases illustrating essential concepts in microbiology. Each case includes and easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, physiology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. This interactive system helps you learn instead of memorize. 50 clinical cases, each with USMLE-style questions Clinical pearls highlighting key physiology concepts Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor Proven learning system based on award-winning research boosts your shelf exam score

Anatomy & Physiology - An Integrative Approach (Book): Michael P. McKinley Anatomy & Physiology - An Integrative Approach (Book)
Michael P. McKinley; Contributions by Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Theresa Stouter Bidle
R3,571 Discovery Miles 35 710 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Wardlaw's Contemporary Nutrition / Anne M. Smith, Angela L. Collene, Colleen K. Spees Wardlaw's Contemporary... Wardlaw's Contemporary Nutrition / Anne M. Smith, Angela L. Collene, Colleen K. Spees Wardlaw's Contemporary Nutrition / Anne M. Smith, Angela L. Collene, Colleen K. Spees (Paperback)
Gordon M. Wardlaw; Contributions by Anne M. Smith, Angela Collene, Colleen K Spees
R3,571 Discovery Miles 35 710 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Nutrition for Healthy Living (Book): Wendy Schiff Nutrition for Healthy Living (Book)
Wendy Schiff
R3,571 Discovery Miles 35 710 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition (Book): Carol Byrd-Bredbenner Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition (Book)
Carol Byrd-Bredbenner
R2,850 Discovery Miles 28 500 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Vascular Engineering - New Prospects of Vascular Medicine and Biology with a Multidiscipline Approach (Hardcover, 1st ed.... Vascular Engineering - New Prospects of Vascular Medicine and Biology with a Multidiscipline Approach (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Kazuo Tanishita, Kimiko Yamamoto
R3,972 R3,196 Discovery Miles 31 960 Save R776 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book describes the fundamental biology and mechanics of the vasculature and examines how this knowledge has underpinned the development of new clinical modalities, including endovascular treatment and vascularization of reconstructed tissue for regenerative medicine. Vascular engineering is a multidisciplinary field integrating vascular biology, hemodynamics, biomechanics, tissue engineering, and medicine. Each chapter offers insights into the dynamics of the circulatory system and explains how the impact of related disease conditions - atherosclerosis, hypertension, myocardial ischemia, and cerebral infarction - has generated a focus on developing expertise to both maintain and treat the vascular system. As a comprehensive book in this expanding area, Vascular Engineering serves as a valuable resource for clinicians as well as academics and professionals working in biophysics, biomedical engineering, and nano and microrheology. Graduate students in these subject areas will also find this volume insightful.

Extremes - How Far Can You Go to Save a Life? (Paperback): Kevin Fong Extremes - How Far Can You Go to Save a Life? (Paperback)
Kevin Fong 1
R257 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R41 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In anaesthetist Dr Kevin Fong's television programmes he has often demonstrated the impact of extremes on the human body by using his own body as a 'guinea pig'. So Dr Fong is well placed to share his experience of the sheer audacity of medical practice at extreme physiological limits, where human life is balanced on a knife edge. Through gripping accounts of extraordinary events and pioneering medicine, Dr Fong explores how our body responds when tested by the extremes of heat and cold, vacuum and altitude, age and disease. He shows how science, technology and medicine have taken what was once lethal in the world and made it survivable. This is not only a book about medicine, but also about exploration in its broadest sense - and about how, by probing the very limits of our biology, we may ultimately return with a better appreciation of how our bodies work, of what life is, and what it means to be human.

Introduction to the Human Body (Hardcover, 10th Edition): Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson Introduction to the Human Body (Hardcover, 10th Edition)
Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
R1,144 R961 Discovery Miles 9 610 Save R183 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Introduction to the Human Body 10th Edition offers a balanced introduction to the human body, especially developed to meet the needs of the one-semester A&P course. It provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Class-tested pedagogy is woven into the narrative and illustrations to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of the material.

Bundle: Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice + the Nurse's Anatomy and Physiology Colouring Book... Bundle: Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice + the Nurse's Anatomy and Physiology Colouring Book (Mixed media product)
Andrea Shepherd
R894 R825 Discovery Miles 8 250 Save R69 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Save money on these two essential Anatomy and Physiology Books! Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice: Connects theory with nursing practice exploring the science from the perspective of a fictional family Supported by a rich array of video material including interactive figures, animations and mini-tutorials - perfect for visual learners Full of engaging activities designed to complement self-directed learning A bank of 170 online multiple choice questions and over 800 flashcards - ideal for revision and consolidating knowledge Written with the needs of nurses firmly in mind, focusing on the essential information The Nurse's Anatomy and Physiology Colouring Book A fun and easy way to study A&P, and remember it, colouring is creative and a proven learning technique. Features include: Short and simple introductions to each subject An innovative two step approach, asking you to identify the anatomy and complete the label and add colour as you work through each illustration Online examples of completed illustrations

Exercise Physiology - Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance (Hardcover, Eighth, International Edition): William D. McArdle,... Exercise Physiology - Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance (Hardcover, Eighth, International Edition)
William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. Katch 1
R1,419 R1,333 Discovery Miles 13 330 Save R86 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Setting the standard for more than 30 years, Exercise Physiology has helped more than 350,000 students build a solid foundation in the scientific principles underlying modern exercise physiology. This Eighth Edition is updated with the latest research in the field to give you easy-to-understand, up-to-date coverage of how nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training affect human performance. Get quick access to the resources available to help you master each section of the text with "Ancillaries at a Glance." Maximize your study time with the book's vibrant, "magazine style" design that makes the content more engaging and accessible and key information easier to find. Reinforce your understanding with Chapter Objectives, Integrative Questions that pose open-ended questions for reflection on complex concepts, and FYI sections that offer "good to know" information. Gain an understanding of how researchers contribute to our knowledge of exercise physiology through engaging section-opening interviews with key figures in the field. Learn how theoretical concepts relate to practical skills through "In a Practical Sense" features. Access the most relevant current information in the field through figures and tables that clarify important concepts and information. Gain an understanding of the past, present, and future of the profession through coverage of important milestones and future directions in the field. Visit the free companion website for anywhere, anytime access to over 30 animations of key exercise physiology concepts, the book's complete list of references, and more.

The Human Body Book - An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function, and Disorders (Hardcover): Richard Walker, Steve Parker The Human Body Book - An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function, and Disorders (Hardcover)
Richard Walker, Steve Parker
R684 R543 Discovery Miles 5 430 Save R141 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

An all-in-one visual guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes.

This in-depth manual to the human body’s physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is a must-have reference to help further your studies or knowledge of how our bodies work.

Each page of The Human Body Book, updated to reflect the latest medical information, is illustrated with colorful and comprehensive diagrams, which are thoroughly annotated to take you right into the cells and fibers that are responsible for keeping the human body ticking.

The opening chapter, Integrated Body, explains how the parts of the body work together at various levels of size and hierarchy to produce the living whole. It also contains an overview of the major body systems, enlivened by real-life 3-D medical scans of the entire body. The chapters that follow provide coverage of the body function by function, system by system. Eleven main body systems are covered in turn, with each section ending on common injuries, diseases, and disorders afflicting that system. The book concludes with a chapter on Growth and Development which looks in detail at how the body changes over the course of a human lifespan.

Molecular Medicine - An Introduction (Paperback): Jens Kurreck Molecular Medicine - An Introduction (Paperback)
Jens Kurreck
R2,089 R1,485 Discovery Miles 14 850 Save R604 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Easy to read, yet comprehensive, this is the perfect introduction into the molecular basis of disease and the novel treatment options that have become available. The authors, Jens Kurreck and Cy Stein, have both long-standing teaching experience on the subject, one from a biologist's angle, the other with a medical background. Together, they have produced a modern textbook for courses in Molecular Medicine that incorporates modules from immunology to signaling, from virology to gene therapy, and the latest development in personalized medicine.

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