A full-color, easy-to-understand introduction to anatomy, physiology, and pathology that’s designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the human body without overwhelming readers.
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology is the ideal introduction on the topic for students of complementary and physical therapies. Designed for ease of learning both as an independent study resource and in the classroom, this textbook is suitable for anyone requiring detailed knowledge of these subjects and has been adopted by colleges worldwide.
Author and therapist Ruth Hull provides a thorough understanding of anatomy, physiology, and pathology with clear, accessible language and helpful learning tools. It’s designed for easy comprehension, with more than 300 clearly labeled color images; flow charts, diagrams, and tables to help visualize complex ideas; study tips; practice questions in each chapter; and more.
Chapters outline the following systems:
- Skin, hair, and nails
- Skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems
- Endocrine and respiratory systems
- Cardiovascular, lymphatic, and immune systems
- Digestive system
- Urinary system
- Reproductive system
This book also serves as an effective refresher for current healthcare and bodywork professionals.