Principles of Human Anatomy, a market-leading text through its many editions, successfully blends visual and textual elements to illuminate the complexities of human anatomy. The 12th edition raises the standard for excellence in this discipline with its enhanced illustration program, refined narrative, and the integrated design of dynamic resources like Real Anatomy into the curriculum. Applications representing a variety of clinical perspectives provide readers with both relevance and motivation, engaging students and providing insights into the vital contributions that anatomical knowledge brings to the understanding of functions, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
New to this Edition
- WileyPLUS 5.0 is an innovative, research-based online environment that integrates relevant resources, including the entire digital textbook, in an easy-to-navigate framework. WileyPLUS 5.0 engages and excites students about the content and builds their confidence. Tools for promoting individual initiative, ways to increase effectiveness, and help in achieving personal goals are all linked to measurable outcomes, ensuring that students always know how their efforts are benefiting them.
- Real Anatomy, the highly acclaimed dissection software from Mark Nielsen and Shawn Miller, is included and fully integrated with WileyPLUS 5.0
- Chapter Introductions have all been newly designed and written with stunning new imagery, engaging text, and new “I wonder” questions, all setting the stage for student understanding of the relevance of the chapter content to come.
- Extensive revisions to the illustrations program include new skeletal art, muscle art, blood vessel art, and numerous other figures in every chapter of the text
- Most tissue photomicrographs have been replaced with exceptionally clear photomicrographs with high magnification blowouts.
- The use of cadaver photographs integrated with line drawings is increased with specifically dissected images created by co-author Mark Nielsen
- Clinical Connections have been greatly expanded in every chapter to provide students with the most relevant applications of the content that they are studying.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: An Introduction To The Human Body.
Chapter 2: Cells.
Chapter 3: Tissues.
Chapter 4: Development.
Chapter 5: The Integumentary System.
Chapter 6: Bone Tissue.
Chapter 7: The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton.
Chapter 8: The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton.
Chapter 9:& Joints.
Chapter 10: Muscle Tissue.
Chapter 11: The Muscular System.
Chapter 12: The Cardiovascular System: Blood.
Chapter 13: The Cardiovascular System: The Heart.
Chapter 14: The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels.
Chapter 15: The Lymphatic And Immune System.
Chapter 16: Nervous Tissue.
Chapter 17: The Spinal Cord And The Spinal Nerves.
Chapter 18: The Brain And The Cranial Nerves.
Chapter 19: The Autonomic Nervous System.
Chapter 20: Somatic Senses.
Chapter 21: The Special Senses.
Chapter 22: The Endocrine System.
Chapter 23: The Respiratory System.
Chapter 24: The Digestive System.
Chapter 25: The Urinary System.
Chapter 26: The Reproductive Systems.
Chapter 27: Surface Anatomy.