Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease, 4/e, Texas Edition


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A unique, student-friendly approach for Health Science students

Anatomy, Physiology & Disease presents anatomy and physiology in the context of a journey to keep students engaged and interested. New features include an exciting new chapter on biochemistry that helps students understand the relationship between chemistry and living organisms. Updated, full-color illustrations and additional micrographs and photos provide real-world examples for learners. Incorporating the latest research and clinical information, updated features include Amazing Body Facts, Clinical Application, and Pharmacology Corners. Hands-on activities at the end of each chapter reinforce what students are learning while supporting curriculum standards.

Streamlined chapters scaffold learning to make studying easier

  • A clear, simple, writing style is punctuated with current, relevant examples to engage students.
  • Pronunciation Guides, Learning Hints, and concise review summaries of key points help students learn challenging content.
  • Coverage of Applied Science is integrated, instead of having a separate chemistry or physics chapter.

A strong focus on practice and application

  • Clinical Applications boxes reinforce how chapter content knowledge is needed in clinical practice.
  • Ray and Maria’s Stories case studies help illustrate the interrelatedness of what students are learning and how a disease affects a variety of body systems.
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease in Action hands-on activities at the end of each chapter put what students are learning into play while supporting curriculum standards.
  • Integrated coverage and practice with Pathology and Pharmacology content includes Pathology Connection, which introduce common diseases in the context of the body system being taught, and Pharmacology Corner, which includes a variety of medications used in the treatment of diseases that are related to a given body system of the chapter.

Strong teaching and learning support for Texas

  • One-click navigation to TEKS and ELPS aligned content! Use the Digital eText, Student and Teacher Editions, to quickly jump from the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards (TEKS) and English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) directly to the content in the eText that fulfills that standard.
  • The Teacher’s Wraparound Edition features customized instruction for more advanced, less advanced, special needs, at-risk, and ESOL students.
  • The Digital eText enables 24/7 access to the Teacher and Student Editions, Test Bank, PowerPoint, and Answer Key files, facilitating streamlined course set-up, class prep, and instruction.
  • Compatible with Thin Common Cartridge to facilitate single sign-on integration and rostering.

Program Facts

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  • Carl D. Perkins
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