Principles of Human Physiology plus MasteringA&P with Pearson eText, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Cindy L. Stanfield  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Pub.-date
October 2017
ISBN13
9781292156606
ISBN
1292156600
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Description

For courses in Human Physiology

This package includes MasteringA&P.

 

Don’t just study—visualize, explore and solve problems in human physiology with Principles of Human Physiology!

Principles of Human Physiology, Sixth Edition uses a precise and clear-cut writing style to offer lasting comprehension for Human Physiology students, extending to real-life application in the field. The Sixth Edition provides essential digital resources to foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The exceptional art program is consistent, scientifically accurate, and visually appealing. Stanfield’s renowned flexible pedagogy allows instructors to choose what is essential to students when mapping out their course. 

 

MasteringA&P provides a framework for students to practice solving clinical problems, think conceptually, and apply new knowledge. Assigning interactive tutorials and coaching activities in MasteringA&P directs student learning on the toughest topics and provides a comprehensive and engaging learning environment.

 

This package includes MasteringA&P, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with Principles of Human Physiology to engage students and improve results. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources like Learning Catalytics. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.

 

MasteringA&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Please be sure you have the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Features

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

 

About the Book

  • NEW and UPDATED! The Sixth Edition provides solutions to course challenges identified by multiple student focus groups and a panel of tech-savvy instructors, including a strong focus on supportive media and problem-solving in physiology.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Integrated icons cue students to exercises in MasteringA&P where they can make the most of Interpreting Data coaching activities, IP2.0, A&P Flix, and more!  Excerpts from Solve It exercises appear in the end of select chapters and prompt students to dive deeper in MasteringA&P.
  • Special Feature boxes help instructors curate their specific course content and include:
    • Clinical Connections boxes focus on a range of topical issues to help students apply the physiology they learn to conditions such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and hypertension.
    • Discovery boxes focus on current chapter-related topics in greater depth. Examples include coverage of antihistamines, vaults and chemotherapy, and neurogenesis.
    • Toolbox and Chemistry Review boxes review or introduce concepts from math, physics, and chemistry and show how they apply to physiology. By presenting this additional content in a way that complements the text, these boxes give instructors greater flexibility to tailor the material to students with a variety of backgrounds. Topic examples include the Nernst Equation, Fick’s Law, Laplace’s Law, and ions and ionic bonds.
    • Understanding Exercise boxes highlight a variety of exercise types and training levels to illustrate the application of physiological principles to numerous exercise scenarios.
  • Clear, pedagogically grounded art uses vibrant colors and graphics to support student learning. Selected figures in each chapter appear with key questions to reinforce learning.
  • Clinical content has been updated and expanded with more connections and applications of clinical material throughout the book, including:
    • Functional Facts and Health Facts are signaled with margin icons throughout the text to draw students’ attention to key applied content.
    • Focus on Diabetes boxes have been added throughout the text, making this key topic more prominent and accessible for readers.  A capstone chapter on this disease reinforces the connectedness of the course material and encourages students to apply what they’ve learned to a real-world, significant problem.

This package includes MasteringA&P, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with Principles of Human Physiology to engage students and improve results. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources like Learning Catalytics. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.

  • NEW! Solve It tutorials engage students in a multi-step diagnosis in which they must analyze real data.

Students begin by reading a clinical scenario and answering a question in the book, and then complete the tutorial through an assignable activity in MasteringA&P.

  • NEW! Interpreting Data tutorials coach students on how to interpret data from graphs and pie charts in the text. These tutorials are assignable in MasteringA&P.
  • NEW! Interactive Physiology 1.0 and 2.0 (IP 2.0) Coaching Activities help students dive deeper into complex physiological processes. Fun, interactive tutorials, games, and quizzes give students additional explanations to help them grasp difficult concepts. IP 2.0 features brand-new graphics, quicker navigation, and more robust interactivity, allowing students to explore, draw, predict, and gain a deep understanding of core physiological principles.
  • NEW! Nurses Need Physiology Case Studies are clinically relevant case studies designed as classroom activities, homework assignments, or peer-to-peer learning activities.
  • NEW! Dynamic Study Modules have been revised for this edition and are now organized into topic-specific modules.Dynamic Study Modules help students study effectively on their own by continuously assessing their activity and performance in real time. Here's how it works: students complete a set of questions with a unique answer format that also asks them to indicate their confidence level. Questions repeat until the student can answer them all correctly and confidently. Once completed, Dynamic Study Modules explain the concept using materials from the text. These are available as graded assignments prior to class or as self-study, and are accessible on smartphones, tablets, and computers.
  • NEW! eText 2.0 features embedded media and reflowable content for flexible, comfortable reading experiences.
    • Now available on smartphones and tablets.
    • Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media.
    • Accessible (screen-reader ready).
    • Configurable reading settings, including resizable type and night-reading mode.
    • Instructor and student note taking, highlighting, bookmarking, and search.
  • NEW! Learning Catalytics is an interactive, classroom tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more sophisticated tasks and thinking. Now included with Mastering with eText, Learning Catalytics enables you to generate classroom discussion, guide your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. Instructors can:
    • Pose a variety of open-ended questions that help your students develop critical thinking skills
    • Monitor responses to find out where students are struggling
    • Use real-time data to adjust your instructional strategy and implement new means of engaging your students
    • Manage student interactions by automatically grouping students for discussion, teamwork, and peer-to-peer learning
  • Get Ready for A&P, Third Edition and MyReadinessTest quickly get students up to speed with basic study skills, math skills, anatomical terminology, basic chemistry, cell biology, and other basics of the human body.
    • With MyReadinessTest, students gain online access to a diagnostic test and personalized study plan that includes tutorials upon registration of their Human Physiology course.
    • The Get Ready for A&P workbook allows students to get up-to-speed as the course progresses. The Third Edition includes an online pre-test, guided explanations, interactive quizzes and exercises, and end-of-cumulative tests plus enhanced study tools and assessments in MasteringA&P and 10 Video Tutors that feature author Lori Garrett walking students through key basic concepts in chemistry and cell biology.
  • A&P Flix Coaching Activities offer stunning 3D visuals of core concepts and tough physiological concepts with in-depth assessments to test student understanding.
  • MicroFlix Coaching Activities present 3D animations of microbiology concepts related to A&P, like Immunology.
  • BioFlix® Coaching Activities bring difficult biology concepts related to A&P to life with dramatic three-dimensional representations of important processes and carefully developed step-by-step explanations: Meiosis, Cellular Respiration, Protein Synthesis, How Synapses Work, Homeostasis: Regulating Blood Sugar, and Gas Exchange.
  • PhysioEx 9.1 and assessments

 

New to this Edition

About the Book

  • NEW and UPDATED! The Sixth Edition provides solutions to course challenges identified by multiple student focus groups and a panel of tech-savvy instructors, including a strong focus on supportive media and problem-solving in physiology.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Integrated icons cue students to exercises in MasteringA&P where they can make the most of Interpreting Data coaching activities, IP2.0, A&P Flix, and more!  Excerpts from Solve It exercises appear in the end of select chapters and prompt students to dive deeper in MasteringA&P.
  • Special Feature boxes help instructors curate their specific course content and include:
    • Clinical Connections boxes focus on a range of topical issues to help students apply the physiology they learn to conditions such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and hypertension.
    • Discovery boxes focus on current chapter-related topics in greater depth. Examples include coverage of antihistamines, vaults and chemotherapy, and neurogenesis.
    • Toolbox and Chemistry Review boxes review or introduce concepts from math, physics, and chemistry and show how they apply to physiology. By presenting this additional content in a way that complements the text, these boxes give instructors greater flexibility to tailor the material to students with a variety of backgrounds. Topic examples include the Nernst Equation, Fick’s Law, Laplace’s Law, and ions and ionic bonds.
    • Understanding Exercise boxes highlight a variety of exercise types and training levels to illustrate the application of physiological principles to numerous exercise scenarios.
  • Clear, pedagogically grounded art uses vibrant colors and graphics to support student learning. Selected figures in each chapter appear with key questions to reinforce learning.
  • Clinical content has been updated and expanded with more connections and applications of clinical material throughout the book, including:
    • Functional Facts and Health Facts are signaled with margin icons throughout the text to draw students’ attention to key applied content.
    • Focus on Diabetes boxes have been added throughout the text, making this key topic more prominent and accessible for readers.  A capstone chapter on this disease reinforces the connectedness of the course material and encourages students to apply what they’ve learned to a real-world, significant problem.

This package includes MasteringA&P, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with Principles of Human Physiology to engage students and improve results. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources like Learning Catalytics. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.

 

 

  • Solve It tutorials engage students in a multi-step diagnosis in which they must analyze real data. Students begin by reading a clinical scenario and answering a question in the book, and then complete the tutorial through an assignable activity in MasteringA&P.
  • Interpreting Data tutorials coach students on how to interpret data from graphs and pie charts in the text. These tutorials are assignable in MasteringA&P.
  • Interactive Physiology 1.0 and 2.0 (IP 2.0) Coaching Activities help students dive deeper into complex physiological processes. Fun, interactive tutorials, games, and quizzes give students additional explanations to help them grasp difficult concepts. IP 2.0 features brand-new graphics, quicker navigation, and more robust interactivity, allowing students to explore, draw, predict, and gain a deep understanding of core physiological principles.
  • Nurses Need Physiology Case Studies are clinically relevant case studies designed as classroom activities, homework assignments, or peer-to-peer learning activities.
  • Dynamic Study Modules have been revised for this edition and are now organized into topic-specific modules.Dynamic Study Modules help students study effectively on their own by continuously assessing their activity and performance in real time. Here's how it works: students complete a set of questions with a unique answer format that also asks them to indicate their confidence level. Questions repeat until the student can answer them all correctly and confidently. Once completed, Dynamic Study Modules explain the concept using materials from the text. These are available as graded assignments prior to class or as self-study, and are accessible on smartphones, tablets, and computers.
  • eText 2.0 features embedded media and reflowable content for flexible, comfortable reading experiences.
    • Now available on smartphones and tablets.
    • Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media.
    • Accessible (screen-reader ready).
    • Configurable reading settings, including resizable type and night-reading mode.
    • Instructor and student note taking, highlighting, bookmarking, and search.
  • Learning Catalytics is an interactive, classroom tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more sophisticated tasks and thinking. Now included with Mastering with eText, Learning Catalytics enables you to generate classroom discussion, guide your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. Instructors can:
    • Pose a variety of open-ended questions that help your students develop critical thinking skills
    • Monitor responses to find out where students are struggling
    • Use real-time data to adjust your instructional strategy and implement new means of engaging your students
    • Manage student interactions by automatically grouping students for discussion, teamwork, and peer-to-peer learning

 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Physiology

2. The Cell: Structure and Function

3. Cell Metabolism

4. Cell Membrane Transport

5. Chemical Messengers

6. The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Hormone Actions

7. Nerve Cells and Electrical Signaling

8. Synaptic Transmission and Neural Integration

9. The Nervous System: Central Nervous System

10. The Nervous System: Sensory Systems

11. The Nervous System: Autonomic and Motor Systems

12. Muscle Physiology

13. The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function

14. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

15. The Cardiovascular System: Blood

16. The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Ventilation

17. The Respiratory System: Gas Exchange and the Regulation of Breathing

18. The Urinary System: Renal Function

19. The Urinary System: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

20. The Gastrointestinal System

21: The Endocrine System. Regulation of Energy Metabolism and Growth

22. The Reproductive System

23. The Immune System

24. Diabetes Mellitus