Higher Education

Body Structures and Functions, 11th Edition

  • includes Studyware
  • Ann Scott Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Elizabeth Fong
  • ISBN-10: 1428304193  |  ISBN-13: 9781428304192
  • 512 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2004, 1998, 1993
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $106.00

About

Overview

Updated to remain relevant, Body Structures and Function, 11th Edition introduces the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions in a clear and concise manner. The text takes the learner from a general introduction to life functions, the terminology used to describe body parts and their locations, to an overall review of human development and body processes. The text is accompanied by a student workbook and StudyWARETM CD-ROM that offer additional practice through interactive quizzes and fun activities that correlate with each chapter in the text.

Features and Benefits

  • "Did You Know" boxes features fun, interesting trivia-like facts to engage the learner
  • Medical Highlights provide the latest information on diseases, treatment and health care issues
  • Effects of Aging boxes highlight body system changes that occur as we age
  • Applying Theory to Practice and Case Studies simulate experiences the student will encounter in a health care setting
  • Lab Activities bring a new interactive dimension to learning
  • Accompanying student workbook and StudyWARETM CD-ROM offer additional practice through interactive quizzes and fun activities that correlate with each chapter in the book

Table of Contents

Preface
How to Study Using Body Structures & Functions
How to Use Body Structures & Functions, Eleventh Edition StudyWARE™
Prologue
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Structural Units
Chapter 2: Chemistry of Living Things
Chapter 3: Cells
Chapter 4: Tissues and Membranes
Chapter 5: Integumentary System
Chapter 6: Skeletal System
Chapter 7: Muscular System
Chapter 8: Central Nervous System
Chapter 9: Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 10: Special Senses
Chapter 11: Endocrine System
Chapter 12: Blood
Chapter 13: Heart
Chapter 14: Circulation and Blood Vessels
Chapter 15: Lymphatic System and Immunity
Chapter 16: Infection Control and Standard Precautions
Chapter 17: Respiratory System
Chapter 18: Digestive System
Chapter 19: Nutrition
Chapter 20: Urinary/Excretory System
Chapter 21: Reproductive System
Chapter 22: Genetics and Genetically Linked Diseases
Appendix A: Metric Conversion Tables
Appendix B: The Scientific Method
Glossary
Index

What's New

  • Infection Control and Standard Precautions chapter emphasizes the importance of maintaining health and safety in the health care work environment
  • Career Profiles provide insight into today’s hottest health care careers

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Body Structures and Functions  (ISBN-10: 1428304207 | ISBN-13: 9781428304208)

Body Structures and Functions, Eleventh Edition continues to integrate diseases and disorders within each body system chapter to maximize learning. Easy-to-understand language and numerous illustrations make this book ideal for learners in an introductory anatomy and physiology course with little or no science background. Highlights and features that emphasize clinical applications help keep the material interesting. A review of Medical Terminology in each chapter helps fine tune medical language skills. Infection Control and Standard Precautions chapter emphasizes the importance of maintaining health and safety in the health care work environment.

List Price = $157.95  | CengageBrain Price = $157.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.00

Electronic Classroom Manager  (ISBN-10: 1428304231 | ISBN-13: 9781428304239)

Most Electronic Classroom Manager CD-ROMs include PowerPoint presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor’s Manual, and other text-specific resources.

List Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.25

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1428304282 | ISBN-13: 9781428304284)

The instructor’s Manual serves as an instructional resource and provides teaching tips or guidelines, essay questions, answers to review and test questions, key objectives, glossary, appendices and exercises for content reinforcement.

Online Companion  (ISBN-10: 1428304223 | ISBN-13: 9781428304222)

The Online Companion (OLC) provides additional course content, study aids, and sample test questions to help students succeed in the course. Many Online Companions also contain critical-thinking questions, activities, and web links. Our entire library of Online Companions can be easily accessed through http://www.delmarlearning.com/companions.

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1428304215 | ISBN-13: 9781428304215)

The student workbook is design to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank and true or false problems.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.75

Cengage-Hosted WebTutor™ Advantage Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1435461479 | ISBN-13: 9781435461475)

Succeed in your anatomy and physiology course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $58.00  | CengageBrain Price = $58.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.00

Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional  (ISBN-10: 140187374X | ISBN-13: 9781401873745)

The rules and standards of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) make it more important than ever that health professionals be clear in their written communications. Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional, 2e applies the fundamentals of English grammar and the writing process to sentence and paragraph structures used in medical reporting, charting and documentation. This book focuses exclusively on the writing concerns of the health care worker and is perfect for you to use in class and as a reference.

List Price = $148.95  | CengageBrain Price = $148.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.75

Practical Problems in Math for Health Occupations  (ISBN-10: 1401840019 | ISBN-13: 9781401840013)

This newly revised book provides a strong foundation in the essential math processes that are employed by health occupations workers in all areas of health care. Exercises are presented in a word problem format with concrete examples of how the math process is used in different health care careers. Problems start with simple examples and progress to complex paradigms that induce readers to tackle difficult situations. In addition to basic applications with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, information is also featured on common graphs, charts, and gauges that are likely to be encountered in the health care field. This edition includes a large portion of coverage that is devoted to problems involving medications, intravenous solutions, and other emulsions.

List Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.50

Student Supplements

Body Structures and Functions  (ISBN-10: 1428304207 | ISBN-13: 9781428304208)

Body Structures and Functions, Eleventh Edition continues to integrate diseases and disorders within each body system chapter to maximize learning. Easy-to-understand language and numerous illustrations make this book ideal for learners in an introductory anatomy and physiology course with little or no science background. Highlights and features that emphasize clinical applications help keep the material interesting. A review of Medical Terminology in each chapter helps fine tune medical language skills. Infection Control and Standard Precautions chapter emphasizes the importance of maintaining health and safety in the health care work environment.

List Price = $157.95  | CengageBrain Price = $157.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $119.00

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1428304215 | ISBN-13: 9781428304215)

The student workbook is design to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank and true or false problems.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.75

Cengage-Hosted WebTutor™ Advantage Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1435461479 | ISBN-13: 9781435461475)

Succeed in your anatomy and physiology course with this anytime, anywhere customized learning solution that reinforces and clarifies complex concepts, provides online quizzes with instant feedback and other online learning tools, and keeps you connected to your textbook, instructor, and classmates.

List Price = $58.00  | CengageBrain Price = $58.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.00

Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional  (ISBN-10: 140187374X | ISBN-13: 9781401873745)

The rules and standards of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) make it more important than ever that health professionals be clear in their written communications. Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional, 2e applies the fundamentals of English grammar and the writing process to sentence and paragraph structures used in medical reporting, charting and documentation. This book focuses exclusively on the writing concerns of the health care worker and is perfect for you to use in class and as a reference.

List Price = $148.95  | CengageBrain Price = $148.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.75

Practical Problems in Math for Health Occupations  (ISBN-10: 1401840019 | ISBN-13: 9781401840013)

This newly revised book provides a strong foundation in the essential math processes that are employed by health occupations workers in all areas of health care. Exercises are presented in a word problem format with concrete examples of how the math process is used in different health care careers. Problems start with simple examples and progress to complex paradigms that induce readers to tackle difficult situations. In addition to basic applications with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, information is also featured on common graphs, charts, and gauges that are likely to be encountered in the health care field. This edition includes a large portion of coverage that is devoted to problems involving medications, intravenous solutions, and other emulsions.

List Price = $102.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $77.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ann Scott

Ann Senisi Scott was previously the Coordinator of the Health Occupations and Practical Nursing at Nassau Tech Board of Cooperative Education Services ,Westbury, New York. There she established a career ladder program from health care worker to practical nurse and taught Practical Nursing for twelve-years. Ann remains actively involved in the health care field.