Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
8th Ed.
2019 © F. A. Davis Company
Valerie C. Scanlon PhD
Valerie C. Scanlon, PhD
ISBN-10: 0-8036-6937-2 / ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-6937-6
Nursing, Anatomy, Basic Sciences, Orthopedics/Orthopaedics


Tried and true - build A&P confidence every step of the way!

Here’s the approach that makes A&P easier to master. A student-friendly writing style, superb art program, and learning opportunities in every chapter build a firm foundation in this must-know subject to ensure success.

Key Features:

  • • Flexible presentation of content makes the text suitable for any course.
  • • Precisely detailed, full-color illustrations throughout make every concept clear.
  • • Highly detailed anatomy photographs and full-color illustrations enhance visual learning.
  • • Clinical application boxes put theory into action.
  • • Extensive microbiology tables reinforce the text.
  • • Questions for every figure in the book encourage critical thinking and reinforce understanding of the image and the content.
  • • A wealth of pedagogical features promotes learning and includes chapter outlines, student objectives, new and related clinical terminology (with pronunciations), study outlines, review questions and "For Further Thought" discussion topics, and a comprehensive glossary.
  • • Pretests and post-tests for every chapter with print and email capabilities assess progress.

New to this Edition:

  • • Reflects the latest knowledge in the field
  • • Features a more streamlined design.

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