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Anatomy & Physiology for the Prehospital Provider / Edition 2

Anatomy & Physiology for the Prehospital Provider / Edition 2

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Bob Elling, Kirsten M. Elling
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World-Class Medical Content

To properly assess and manage a patient, a prehospital provider must have a solid foundation in human anatomy and physiology. Anatomy & Physiology for the Prehospital Provider, Second Edition, uses a systemic approach to building this foundation. It begins by providing an overview of the basic systems of the human body and then explores each system in detail chapter by chapter, delivering a thorough discussion on the system's anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. With clear, accessible language and informative illustrations, the Anatomy & Physiology for the Prehospital Provider, Second Edition is an effective and engaging learning experience.

Strong Application to Real-World EMS

Progressive patient case studies evolve throughout every chapter, offering the learner genuine context for the application of the knowledge presented. This approach shows the learner how all of the information will be used to help patients in the field.

The Second Edition content includes:

New section on the basics of chemistry
Expanded section on joints
Expanded content on muscular physiology
Updated illustrations
Additional pathophysiology, including cellular injury

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449642303
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 05/28/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 350
Sales rank: 245,130
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Human Anatomy and Physiology: An Overview
Chapter2 Cells
Chapter3 Skeletal System
Chapter4 Musculoskeletal System
Chapter5 The Respiratory System
Chapter6 The Circulatory System
Chapter7 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Chapter8 The Nervous System
Chapter9 The Integumentary System
Chapter10 The Gastrointestinal System
Chapter11 The Endocrine System
Chapter12 The Urinary System
Chapter13 The Reproductive System and Human Genetics
Chapter14 Special Sensory Systems
Chapter15 Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature
AppendixA Biological Roots

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