Ideal grounding and preparation for anyone planning a career in health-related fields, ranging from medicine and dentistry to athletic training, this book brings home a focused perspective of body structure and function. Students will appreciate the eye-catching icons that help categorize information, and the carefully rendered figures and flowcharts that speed understanding and recollection of key processes. This book also prepares students for aspects of national MCAT, DAT, and allied health board certification exams.
This new full-color text designed for a one-semester course is organized according to body functions, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Chapters are self-contained so instructors can teach in any order preferred. For students pursuing careers in the health professions, chapters contain concise synopses of broad anatomical and physiological topics.