An Integrated Approach to Health Sciences: Anatomy and by Wilson, Colbert

By Wilson, Colbert

In contrast to the other source out there, AN built-in method of future health SCIENCES, 2E takes an all-in-one method of getting ready novices for careers within the healthiness care undefined. The booklet identifies the 4 uncomplicated construction blocks of overall healthiness Sciences: anatomy and body structure, math, chemistry, and scientific microbiology, after which provides them within the context of well-being professions. in contrast to the other source out there, AN built-in method of overall healthiness SCIENCES, 2E takes an all-in-one method of getting ready novices for careers within the wellbeing and fitness care undefined. The publication identifies the 4 easy development blocks of wellbeing and fitness Sciences: anatomy and body structure, math, chemistry, and scientific microbiology, after which provides them within the context of future health professions.

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______ the unit patients are taken to when they have a heart attack e. ______ as part of prep for surgery, patient is not allowed to eat or drink anything Professional Profile Medical Technology Have you ever wished that you could be a detective? Do you enjoy reading mystery novels? If so, you may want to investigate the ever-growing field of medical technology. Medical technologists are highly skilled individuals who collect, prepare, and analyze biological specimens. Through the use of microscopes, computers, and other high-tech electronic equipment, they provide pieces to medical puzzles.

The patient was immediately returned to the operating room and the correct (left), diseased leg was removed. Do you see the importance of understanding medical directional terms? What are the legal and ethical issues involved here? Additional Activities 1. Write three sentences using the terms proximal and distal within each sentence. Hint: Pick something as a reference point. 2. Write two sentences using the term peripheral. 3. Use anatomical landmark terminology (directional terms, body planes, or cavities) to describe an organ or body structure to another student or group of students.

Downloadable audio is available for selected medical terms in this chapter to enhance your learning of medical language. Go to your StudyWARE™ DVD and have fun learning as you play interactive games, view animations and videos, and take practice tests to help reinforce key concepts you learned in this chapter. Workbook Practice Go to your Workbook for more practice questions and activities. CHAPTER 2 OVERVIEW OF THE HUMAN BODY Objectives Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to ■ Define and differentiate the terms anatomy and physiology ■ Define and state the relationship between cells, tissues, organs, and systems ■ Describe the various directional terms in relationship to the human organism ■ Discuss the concept of cyanosis Key Terms abdominal acrocyanosis (AK roh SIGH ah NO sis) anatomy (ah-NAT-oh-me) anterior (an-TEER-ee-or) arterial (ar-TEER-ree-al) body planes caudal (KAWD-al) cavity cells central cyanosis cranial (KRAY-nee-al) cyanosis (sigh-ah-NO-sis) deoxygenated (dee-OK-see-jen-AY-ted) distal (DIS-tal) dorsal (DOOR-sal) erythrocyte (eh-RITH-roh-site) frontal plane hemoglobin (HE-moh-GLOW-bin) horizontal inferior lateral medial (MEE-dee-all) median plane (MEE-dee-an) midsagittal plane (mid-SADJ-ih-tal) organ pathophysiology pelvic (PEL-vick) peripheral (per-IF-er-al) physiology (fiz-ee-OL-oh-gee) posterior (pos-TEER-ee-or) proximal (PROCK-sih-mal) spinal (continues) 14 CHAPTER 2 15 Overview of the Human Body superior system thoracic (tho-RASS-ick) tissue transverse plane (trans-VERSE) venous system (VEE-nus) YOU LOOK FINE, JUST DON’T USE A MIRROR FOR A WHILE.

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