Find important anatomy and physiology principles at a glance! A full-color, pocket-sized reference, Mosby's Handbook of Anatomy & Physiology, 2nd Edition makes it easier to look up A&P facts and concepts fast. Quick-reference tables summarize key anatomy and physiology information, and hundreds of illustrations show how the body works including skeletal, muscular, and cardiovascular systems. Written by expert A&P authors and educators Kevin Patton and Gary Thibodeau, this compact review is your go-to reference whether you're in the classroom, in the lab, or on the job.
A body systems organization
makes content easy to find and easy to study.
Hundreds of high-quality, full-color drawings and photos provide a quick reference to important A&P facts and concepts.
Quick-reference tables summarize key anatomical information and physiological concepts for easy lookup and retrieval.
Compact size makes this book easy to carry wherever you go, from study session to classroom to lab.
Thumb tabs allow you to locate material easily.
New to this Edition
matches the content in other, more comprehensive anatomy & physiology texts written by Kevin Patton and Gary Thibodeau.
1. Organization of the Body 2. Body Chemistry 3. Cells 4. Tissues 5. Skin 6. Skeletal System 7. Muscular System 8. Nervous System 9. Endocrine System 10. Cardiovascular System 11. Lymphatic and Immune System 12. Respiratory System 13. Digestive System 14. Nutrition and Metabolism 15. Urinary System 16. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 17. Reproductive Systems 18. Growth, Development, and Genetics
By Kevin T. Patton, PhD, Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO and Gary A. Thibodeau, PhD, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, River Falls, WI