Body Structures and Functions Updated,
13th Edition

Ann Senisi Scott, Elizabeth Fong

ISBN-13: 9781337907545 | ISBN-10: 1337907545

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 544 pages

List Price USD $108.95


Written and designed specifically for allied health students, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS UPDATED, 13th edition, equips you to the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. It provides a clear introduction to life functions, medical terminology and phonetic pronunciations as well as a thorough review of human development and body processes. Diseases and disorders are integrated within each body system chapter to link physiology with anatomy. A media link feature connects you to 3-D anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology animations that bring chapter concepts to life, while detailed Career Profiles give you an inside look at the many health care professions available today. In addition, hands-on activities and case studies emphasize clinical applications, giving you a realistic view of situations you will face on the job. This edition is aligned with Precision Exams' Health Science Career Cluster.

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Meet the Authors

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Ann Senisi Scott previously served as the Coordinator of Leadership Programs at Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She also was the Coordinator of Health Occupations and Practical Nursing at Nassau Tech Board of Cooperative Education Services, Westbury, New York, where she was responsible for several health career programs offered at Nassau BOCES, including Practical Nursing, Nurse Assistance, Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Technician, Dental Assistant and Dental Lab. In addition, she worked to establish a career ladder program from health care worker to practical nurse. Before becoming the administrator of these programs, she taught Practical Nursing for more than 12 years.

  • An all-new media link feature directs students to 3-D anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology animations that bring difficult concepts to life--helping ensure students gain a thorough understanding.
  • New information in the Medical Highlights features focuses on emerging disease processes and cutting-edge treatments.
  • Revised and completely up to date, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONS UPDATED, 13th edition, is packed with the latest research and practices from the field.
  • This edition of is aligned to Precision Exams’ Health Science Career Cluster. The Health Science pathway connects industry with skills taught in the classroom to help students successfully transition from high school to college and/or career. To access a corresponding correlation guide, visit the accompanying Instructor Companion Website for this title.
  • Did You Know boxes feature fun, interesting trivia-like facts to engage your students, while Medical Highlights deliver the latest information on diseases, treatment and health care issues.
  • Effects of Aging boxes highlight body system changes that occur as people age.
  • Helping students review what they learn while sharpening their critical thinking skills, end-of-chapter Applying Theory to Practice questions and Case Studies simulate experiences from real-life health care settings -- enabling students to put chapter concepts into action.
  • Lab Activities bring an interactive dimension to learning, giving students additional hands-on experience with key issues. The accompanying student workbook offers further practice through interactive quizzes and fun activities that correlate with each chapter in the book.
  • Career Profiles give students an up-close view into today's most promising health care careers. Describing an assortment of health and medical professions, the profiles provide detailed information on the role of each professional -- equipping students with valuable insight as they begin planning their own career paths.
  • MindTap--an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery--is the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge students, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more, and give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones--enabling them to learn on their terms.
  • Highlighting the latest protocols and practices from the field, an entire chapter devoted to Infection Control and Standard Precautions emphasizes the importance of maintaining health and safety in the health care work environment.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to the Structural Units.
2. Chemistry of Living Things.
3. Cells.
4. Tissues and Membranes.
5. Integumentary System.
6. Skeletal System.
7. Muscular System.
8. Central Nervous System.
9. Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System.
10. Special Senses.
11. Endocrine System.
12. Blood.
13. Heart.
14. Circulation and Blood Vessels.
15. The Lymphatic System and Immunity.
16. Infection Control and Standard Precautions.
17. Respiratory System.
18. Digestive System.
19. Nutrition.
20. Urinary/Excretory System.
21. Reproductive System.
22. Genetics and Genetically Linked Diseases.

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Workbook for Scott/Fong's Body Structures and Functions, 13th

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

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