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Publisher:Longman Group
Published In:2011
Binding Type:Hardback

The Title "Human Anatomy With Mastering A&p Media Update and Practice Anatomy Lab 3.0 6 Edition" is written by Elaine N. Marie. This book was published in the year 2011. The ISBN number 0321753267|9780321753267 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. The book displayed here is a 6 Edition edition. The publisher of this title is Longman Group. We have about 37353 other great books from this publisher. Human Anatomy With Mastering A&p Media Update and Practice Anatomy Lab 3.0 6 Edition is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

Human Anatomy, Media Update, Sixth Edition builds upon the best-selling Fifth Edition with a dramatically improved art and photo program, clearer explanations and readability, and more integrated clinical coverage. Recognized for helping students establish the framework needed for understanding how anatomical structure relates to function, the text’s engaging descriptions now benefit from a brand-new art program that features vibrant, saturated colors as well as new side-by-side cadaver photos. New Focus figures have been added to help students grasp the most difficult topics in anatomy.

This updated textbook includes access to the new Practice Anatomy Lab™ 3.0 and is also accompanied by MasteringA&P™, an online learning and assessment system proven to help students learn. In addition to providing instructors and students with access to PAL 3.0, MasteringA&P for Marieb’s Human Anatomy Media Update also features assignable content including: quizzes and lab practicals from PAL 3.0 Test Bank, activities for A&P Flix™ for anatomy, art activities, art questions, chapter test questions, reading quiz questions, clinical questions, and Test Bank from the textbook.

Package components:
• \MasteringA&P with Pearson eText Student Access Code Card Update
• Practice Anatomy Lab 3.0 DVD
• A Brief Atlas of the Human Body, Second Edition
• Human Anatomy, Media Update, Sixth Edition

About the Author

Elaine Marieb began her teaching career at Springfield College, where she taught anatomy and physiology to physical education majors. She then joined the faculty of the Biological Science Division of Holyoke Community College after receiving her Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

While teaching at Holyoke Community College, where many of her students were pursuing nursing degrees, she developed a desire to better understand the relationship between the scientific study of the human body and the clinical aspects of the nursing practice. To that end, while continuing to teach full time, Dr. Marieb pursued her nursing education, which culminated in a Master of Science degree with a clinical specialization in gerontology from the University of Massachusetts. It is this experience, along with stories from the field–including those of former students now in health careers–that has informed the development of the unique perspective and the accessibility for which her texts and laboratory manuals are known.

In her ongoing commitment to students and her realization of the challenges they face, Dr. Marieb has given generously to provide opportunities for students to further their education. She contributes to the New Directions, New Careers Program at Holyoke Community College by providing several full-tuition scholarships each year for women returning to college after a hiatus or who are attending college for the first time and would otherwise be unable to continue with their studies without financial support. She funds the E. N. Marieb Science Research Awards at Mount Holyoke College, which promotes research by undergraduate science majors, and generously contributed to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she provided funding for reconstruction and instrumentation of a cutting-edge cytology research laboratory that bears her name.

In 1994, Dr. Marieb received the Benefactor Award from the National Council for Resource Development, American Association of Community Colleges, which recognizes her ongoing sponsorship of student scholarships, faculty teaching awards, and other academic contributions to Holyoke Community College. In May 2000, the science building at Holyoke Community College was named in her honor.

Additionally, while actively engaged as an author, Dr. Marieb serves as a consultant for the Benjamin Cummings Interactive Physiology® CD-ROM series, and is an active member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Sigma Xi.

Patricia Brady Wilhelm received her Ph.D. in Biological and Medical Sciences from Brown University and is currently Professor of Biology at the Community College of Rhode Island. She has been teaching anatomy to undergraduates for more than 12 years at Brown University, Rhode Island College, and the community College of Rhode Island. In 1991 she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching from Brown University.

Continuing to strive for excellence in teaching and learning, Dr. Wilhelm has been a leader at the Community College of Rhode Island in the uses of technology for teaching through the development of web-based course tools, on-line dissection videos, on-line student assessment tools, and cooperative learning strategies for the classroom. The driving factor behind these innovations is the desire to aid student learning by making course materials accessible and to make the study of anatomy an active and interactive process. She has also served as a consultant in training faculty from all three public institutions in Rhode Island (University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and the Community College of Rhode Island) in the uses of technology in teaching, and continues to work on the development and use of multimedia tools for anatomy instruction.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Wilhelm has contributed to numerous anatomy and physiology publications. Dr. Wilhelm’s research interests are: vertebrate functional morphology, biomehanics, and anatomy education. She is a member of Sigma Xi, the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), and the American Association of Anatomists.

Jon Mallatt earned his Ph.D. in Anatomy from the University of Chicago. Dr. Mallatt is currently an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Washington State University, where he has been teaching human anatomy to undergraduates of all backgrounds for 24 years. He is also a member of the department of Basic Medical Sciences, where he teaches courses in Histology and Anatomy of the Trunk in the WWAMI Medical Program. WWAMI honored him with their "Excellence in Teaching Award" in 1992, 1993, 1995, and 2000. Additionally Dr. Mallatt holds a position as adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Biological Structure at the University of Washington. His particular areas of expertise in the study of anatomy are histology, comparative anatomy, and anatomical drawing, although his research now focuses on the origin of vertebrate animals and molecular phylogeny. Dr. Mallatt is an accomplished researcher with 39 publications in the fields of anatomy and molecular phylogeny to his credit.


1. The Human Body: An Orientation
2. Cells: The Living Units
3. Basic Embryology
4. Tissues
5. The Integumentary System
6. Bones and Skeletal Tissues
7. Bones, Part I: The Axial Skeleton
8. Bones, Part II: The Appendicular Skeleton
9. Joints
10. Skeletal Muscle Tissue
11. Muscles of the Body
12. Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue
13. The Central Nervous System
14. The Peripheral Nervous System
15. The Autonomic Nervous System and Visceral Sensory Neurons
16. The Special Senses
17. The Endocrine System
18. Blood
19. The Heart and Cardiac Muscle Tissue
20. Blood Vessels and Smooth Muscle Tissue
21. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
22. The Respiratory System
23. The Digestive System
24. The Urinary System
25. The Reproductive System


• Clear and concise tables, including many hallmark illustrated tables, condense relevant information into one place to facilitate the student’s learning experience.
• Clinical applications are highlighted throughout each chapter to pique student interest and help the student better understand normal function and structure of the human body.
• A Closer Look feature boxes provide topical and clinical information on current issues.
• Realistic bone art is consistent, three-dimensional, and incredibly realistic.
• Thorough end-of-chapter pedagogical material includes Review Questions, and Critical Reasoning and Clinical Application Questions that challenge students to think critically.
• A Brief Atlas of the Human Body, Second Edition contains a comprehensive new photomicrograph section with more than 50 slides of basic tissue and organ systems, along with 107 bone and 47 soft tissue photographs with easy-to-read labels.

New to this Edition

• A whole new dynamic art program uses three-dimensional and realistic styles, with dramatic views and perspectives, and vibrant, saturated colors. The art includes key anatomy figures that are rendered superior to the competition, with detail, depth, and a clear focus on key anatomical structures. These figures are not only visually dynamic but they also do a superior job of teaching key concepts to today’s student.
• New Focus figures are one- to two-page spreads teaching key concepts in anatomy that students have trouble visualizing and understanding. Concepts include mitosis, synovial joints classified by shape, muscle action, neuronal organization, innervation of the upper limb, innervation of the lower limb, blood flow through the heart, and ventilation. These key figures do a superior job of conveying these tough topics by presenting tough-to-visualize information in an easy-to-follow layout and presentation.
• 15 new cadaver photos help students better see and learn the structures of the human body, especially in side-by-side layouts with illustrations.
• Author-voice blue step text has been added to select figures to aid students in walking through a process or pathway.
• All new surface anatomy photos show superb muscle definition and clear surface landmarks for skeletal, muscular, and vascular structures.
• Additional photos of clinical disorders include abnormal curvatures of the spine, MRI of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, X-ray of hip dysplasia, photo of club foot, X-ray of osteoarthritic knee, and more.
• Student objectives are integrated throughout the chapter so that they appear before each relevant section.
• Check Your Understanding questions have been added to the end of major sections and ask students to stop and think about what they just read.
• A new design with brighter headshelps students better navigate the sections.
• Chapter 25, The Endocrine System, has been moved from the end of the book to directly follow Chapter 16, The Special Senses.
• Powerful, user-friendly media includes:

o For instructors:
 An Instructor Resource DVD, with every level of customizable content from the book, as well as the Brief Atlas of the Human Body. These class presentations and course materials allow instructors to easily and quickly pull together a lecture and to show animations from their PowerPoint® presentations.
 PAL™ 3.0 Instructor Resource DVD with Test Bank provides instructors customizable images, PowerPoints, quizzes and lab practicals from PAL.
o For Students
 NEW! Practice Anatomy Lab™ (PAL) 3.0 is an indispensable virtual anatomy study and practice tool that gives students 24/7 access to the most widely used lab specimens, including human cadaver, anatomical models, histology, cat, and fetal pig. PAL 3.0 features a whole new interactive cadaver that allows students to peel back layers of the human cadaver and view hundreds of brand new dissection photographs specially commissioned for version 3.0.
 It also features a new interactive histology module that allows the students to view the same tissue slide at varying magnifications, thereby helping the student identify structures and their characteristics. Students get more opportunity to practice via the new question randomization feature (each time the student retakes a quiz or lab practical a new set of questions is generated). PAL 3.0 retains all of the key advantages of 2.0 including the simplicity and ease-of-use and simulated fill-in-the-blank lab practicals.
 PAL 3.0 is delivered in the Study Area of MasteringA&P™ and the PAL 3.0 Test Bank is fully assignable through MasteringA&P. The PAL 3.0 DVD comes packaged with every new copy of the book or can be purchased separately.
o NEW! MasteringA&P for Marieb Human Anatomy, Media Update is an online learning and assessment system proven to help students learn. It helps instructors maximize class time with customizable, easy-to-assign, automatically graded assessments that motivate students to learn outside of class and arrive prepared for class. The powerful gradebook provides unique insight into student and class performance, even before the first exam. As a result, instructors can spend valuable class time where students need it most. The Mastering system empowers students to take charge of their learning through activities aimed at different learning styles and engages them in learning anatomy through practice and step-by-step guidance–at their convenience, 24/7. MasteringA&P for Marieb Human Anatomy, Media Update features assignable content including: quizzes and lab practicals from PAL 3.0 Test Bank, activities for A&P Flix for anatomy, art activities, art questions, chapter test questions, reading quiz questions, clinical questions, and Test Bank from the textbook. The Study Area includes access to PAL 3.0, A&P Flix™ for anatomy, and chapter practice tests and quizzes.

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