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Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals



Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals, Third Edition offers an engaging, approachable, and comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology. The Third Edition features six multifaceted ‘Units’ that build upon understanding basic knowledge, take readers through intermediate subjects, and delve into complex topics that stimulate critical thinking.

Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals are heavily revised with updated content; chapters include helpful features. Such as Common Abbreviations, Medical Terminology, the Metric System, and more! Students will want to take advantage of the many resources available to reinforce learning —including Test Your Understanding questions that regularly assess comprehension, flashcards for self-study, an interactive eBook with more than 20 animations, and interactive and printable Lab Exercises and Case Studies.

  • New & updated art and anatomical figures throughout the text
  • Three new chapters on Muscle Tissue, The Autonomic Nervous System, and Heredity
  • New appendices on Common Abbreviations, Medical Terminology, the Metric System, and more
  • New Case Studies are now included for Instructors and Students as part of the Teaching and Learning Package as interactive or printable PDFs to help students apply concepts to real-world scenarios
  • The new interactive Anatomy & Physiology Review Module provides a brief tour of the human body, utilizing technology to reinforce core A&P concepts
  • Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.


Table of Contents
  • Section  I  Levels of Organization
  •   Chapter  1  Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
  •   Chapter  2  Chemical Basics of Life
  •   Chapter  3  Cells
  •   Chapter  4  Cellular Metabolism
  •   Chapter  5  Tissues
  • Section  II  Support and Movement
  •   Chapter  6  Integumentary System
  •   Chapter  7  Bone Tissues and the Skeletal System
  •   Chapter  8  Articulations
  •   Chapter  9  Muscle Tissue
  •   Chapter  10  Muscular System
  • Section  III`  Control and Coordination
  •   Chapter  11  Neural Tissue
  •   Chapter  12  Central Nervous System
  •   Chapter  13  Peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity
  •   Chapter  14  Autonomic Nervous System
  •   Chapter  15  Special Senses
  •   Chapter  16  Endocrine System
  • Section  IV  Transport
  •   Chapter  17  Blood
  •   Chapter  18  The Heart
  •   Chapter  19  Vascular System
  •   Chapter  20  Lymphatic System and Immunity
  • Section  V  Environmental Exchange
  •   Chapter  21  Respiratory System
  •   Chapter  22  Urinary System
  •   Chapter  23  Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
  •   Chapter  24  Digestive System
  • Section  VI  Continuity of Life
  •   Chapter  25  Reproductive System
  •   Chapter  26  Pregnancy and Development
  •   Chapter  27  Heredity


About the Author

Jahangir Moini, MD, MPH – Professor, Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, Florida

Dr. Moini Is Currently A Professor

Dr. Moini is currently a Professor at Eastern Florida State College. Dr. Moini was an assistant professor at Tehran University School of Medicine for nine years, teaching medical and allied health students. The author was also a professor and former director (for 15 years) of allied health programs at Everest University.  As a physician and instructor for the past 35 years, Dr. Moini established several new programs for allied health.

Dr. Moini’s activities involve teaching and helping students to prepare for service in various health professions. He worked with the Brevard County Health Department as a health educator consultant for 18 years. Offering continuing education courses to keep health professionals updated on the latest developments related to pharmacology, medication errors, immunizations, and other essential topics. He has been an internationally published author of various allied health books since 1999.

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Weight 3.31 lbs
Dimensions 8.4 × 1.2 × 10.8 in
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