Appropriate for EMS / EMT (Intermediate) and Paramedic courses.
Essentials of A&P for Emergency Care: An Interactive Journey, along with the accompanying www.mybradykit.com website, is written in a manner that will enhance learning of the material versus mass memorization of facts. Study skills and stress management tips in a Success Companion on the websiteto help readers along their journey through this course and beyond. The authors have strived to make anatomy and physiology "come alive" by using an engaging writing style to make it seem as if they are sitting next to students talking about the concepts. Humor, where appropriate, and analogies to compare the human body to everyday things to which learners can relate have been interwoven throughout the text. Finally, special features have been added in a unique fashion tailored to the visual learning styles and relevant learning that today’s students require.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology: Learning the Language
Chapter 2 The Human Body: Reading the Map
Chapter 3 Biochemistry: The Basic Ingredients of Life
Chapter 4 The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks
Chapter 5 Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story
Chapter 6 The Skeletal System: The Framework
Chapter 7 The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey
Chapter 8 The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering
Chapter 9 The Nervous System (Part I): The Information Super Highway
Chapter 10 The Nervous System (Part II): The Traffic Control Center
Chapter 11 The Senses: The Sights and Sounds
Chapter 12 The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control System
Chapter 13 The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply
Chapter 14 The Respiratory System: It’s a Gas
Chapter 15 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems
Chapter 16 The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip
Chapter 17 The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance
Chapter 18 The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair
Chapter 19 The Journey’s End: Now What?
Appendix Answers to Test Your Knowledge
Format: Alternate Binding
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