This exceptional resource offers a broad review of the structure and function of the human body. Each chapter is dedicated to a particular organ system, providing medical and allied health students and professionals with quick and comprehensive coverage of anatomy and physiology.
All concepts are reinforced by detailed overviews at the beginning of each chapter, and summaries at the end
In-depth information on cell-biology, genetics, and human evolution provides a conceptual framework for understanding the human body
Detailed text complements 271 full-color illustrations to help readers visualize and grasp complex subjects
Key sections on how antioxidants and active substances in plants affect the digestive system
First year medical students and allied health professionals will benefit from the text's extensive scope and clear presentation. Knowledge of the human body's structures and functions is essential for every level of practice, and this indispensable guide is a definitive encyclopedia on the subject.