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Guide to online materials for the HACC-Gettysburg Campus Medical Model Room.
The CDC A-Z Index is a navigational and informational tool that makes the CDC.gov Web site easier to use. It helps you quickly find and retrieve specific information. The A-Z index is structured so that synonyms, acronyms, and cross-referencing provide multiple ways for you to access the topics and features on CDC.gov. The index includes common and scientific terms to meet the needs of consumers as well as health professionals.
Comprehensive nursing and allied health portal for practice, education, research, and administration. Features access to 78 full-text journals from Wolters Kluwer.
Anatomy and PhysiologyThis A&P textbook features full-color illustrations and a conversational writing style. The textbook focuses on concepts rather than descriptions to help you understand the information. With a focus on the unifying themes of structure and function and homeostasis, Patton and Thibodeau facilitate the comprehension of difficult material with thorough, consistent, and non-intimidating explanations that are free of unnecessary terminology and extraneous information. You can also connect with the textbook through a number of free electronic resources, including access to the 24-module A&P Online course, an electronic coloring book, online tutoring, and more. UNIQUE! Body systems are broken down into separate chapters for anatomy and physiology to improve comprehension. UNIQUE! A comprehensive color key unifies the art of the book with consistent color for cellular and chemical structures, and more. UNIQUE! Uses unifying themes such as the Big Picture and Cycle of Life sections to help you see the interrelation of body systems and how their structure and function changes in relation to age and development. UNIQUE! The Clear View of the Human Body transparency inserts give you the opportunity to peel back the layers of the body and see a virtual dissection of male and female human bodies along several planes of the body. Quick Check questions reinforce learning with content review of major sections within the chapters. Detailed, end-of-chapter summaries outline essential information to help you organize your studies. Both critical thinking and content review questions for each chapter help you know how well you have mastered important concepts while also challenging your reasoning skills. Online Tutoring is available through the Evolve website, where you can email questions to experienced A&P educators and receive feedback on assignments before turning them in. The Evolve website also includes the Body Spectrum electronic coloring book along with answers to case studies and quick check questions, FAQs, post-test questions, an audio glossary, online appendices, and WebLinks. The Brief Atlas of the Human Body provides more than 100 supplemental photos of all aspects of the human body, including surface anatomy, gross anatomy, radiology scans, and histology slides. The Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine provides instruction on how to learn, dissect, and use scientific terms, thereby improving reading efficiency. UNIQUE! A design layout with more than 1,400 full-color photos and illustrations that guide your attention to the most important concepts on each page. UNIQUE! A&P Online brings the textbook to life with 24 modules that utilize state-of-the art animations, interactive exercises and built-in quizzes to cover and reinforce the major content areas within A&P. UNIQUE! New A&P Connect feature throughout the text guides you to the bonus material on the Evolve website, which features topics that go beyond basic A&P to connect concepts with the real world. Dozens of new histology slides help provide a foundation for easily learning the anatomy of every part of the body. Study Tips throughout each chapter offer practical advice on how to study A&P. New, end-of-chapter Case Studies challenge you with "real-life" clinical situations.
Call Number: QP34.5 .T49 2010
Anatomy and PhysiologyLearn 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.
Call Number: QP34.5 .N67 2017
Atlas of Human AnatomyHead and neck -- Back and spinal cord -- Thorax -- Abdomen -- Pelvis and perineum -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- Cross-sectional anatomy.
Call Number: QM25 .N46 2010
Structure and Function of the BodyAn introduction to the structure and function of the body -- Chemistry of life -- Cells and tissues -- Organ systems of the body -- The integumentary system and body membranes -- The skeletal system -- The muscular system -- The nervous system -- The senses -- The endocrine system -- Blood -- The cardiovascular system -- The lymphatic system and immunity -- The respiratory system -- The digestive system -- Nutrition and metabolism -- The urinary system -- Fluid and electrolyte balance -- Acid-base balance -- The reproductive systems -- Growth and development.