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Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 14th Ed – PDF Book
This Anatomy and Physiology text is broken down well and each chapter is organized according to measurable chapter objectives. With regard to anatomy the book is quite comprehensive. On several occasions, one figure would use the synonym and another image would use the bolded fred in labeling structures. The organization and flow of this text is one of my complaints about it.
Given that I human anatomy and physiology book free pdf download not teach a combined course I can only comment that the organization of the text seems logical enough. The effects of cellular metabolite BPG is not mentioned, and comparison between myoglobin and hemoglobin is not discussed. Images, figures, and tables are well-constructed, clear, and effective in illustrating important concepts.
The text is quite comprehensive – all major topics are covered. A careful reader may pick up on the different writing styles of the multiple authors, but it is not very noticeable. The pdr is very consistent in that each chapter begins with chapter objectives,offers appropriate figures for visual understanding, provides Interactive links for students to watch videos or animations. I compared this text book to two others commercial text books I have used in class.
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I found the organization of this text to be excellent. This is a significant mistake; The axons ascend in the contralateral spinothalamic tract.
The text covers each subject area appropriately. There are new interesting comments along the way that even I have not read before.
Guman, inclusion of chapters of neurological exam and fetal development is unique and impressive. From an instructor’s perspective as well the support staff was easy to work with and responded to my emails very quickly. I also feel that a lack of visual representation of processes will make the prose more difficult to conceptualize for the majority of visual learners.
It do not see that as a problem.
The images anatmy the major drawback, as they are often not as clear and detailed as comparable textbooks, pddf the price could easily outweigh any reservations on the part of an instructor looking to adopt this text. For the most part, challenging topics were well-explained, though often the physiological details were not expanded upon as fully as I would like to see to enhance clarity.
Each chapter ends with key terms, a chapter review, interactive link questions, review questions human anatomy and physiology book free pdf download critical thinking questions. However, not all of these links are still working.
While this book was very detailed with a more advanced vocabulary than beginning medical classes might be used to, it was well organized, well written, and offered various options for learning. I am extremely impressed with this text and commend the authors i. Human anatomy and physiology book free pdf downloadBiology Publish Date: The content of the book is current and is organized. This textbook has many strengths: The book is well presented from the Preface explaining the open learning concept through the index that provides ease in finding information with an easy to follow outline.
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I recommend enlarging some of the figures to make them more readable. While some readers may not notice this, it would help students to have a more unified writing style to guide them as they proceed through the text. The text is acceptably comprehensive and covers the material in a clear and concise manner. In addition, there is human anatomy and physiology book free pdf download comprehensive table of contents and index.
Some inconsistencies appear across chapters with terminology or symbolism partial pressure symbol PCO2 vs. It is logical and clearly presented content that is easy to follow.
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I was disappointed but not surprised to find that though rfee of the topics and concepts that I teach are covered here, it would take far too much effort to customize the text for my gross anatomy course.
Definitions are accessible within the chapters.
There is another major issue that I had with this text that was not previously covered in this review form: This book is the most searched book in internet and most bought physiology book of physiology on amazon and other sites.