Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

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Author: Dr. Donald C. Rizzo
Edition: 003
Product Type: Book w/Multimedia (CD, DVD or Electronic)
ISBN 13: 9781111038694
ISBN 10: 1111038694
Copyright: 2010

Price: $189.95

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Now in its third edition, this best selling full-color text is better than ever! This book has retained all the special features from the previous edition while adding new features to enhance your learning, broaden your experience of the anatomy and physiology material and help you put it all together. This book is designed for learners in the allied health field with little or no prior biology or anatomy and physiology knowledge. Content is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Chapters are self-contained so instructors can teach in any order preferred. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of each chapter provides hands-on lab experience. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. The CD-ROM that accompanies the book engages the learner through interactive activities, quizzes and animations. The book offers a comprehensive supplemental package to support multiple learning styles and leverages the latest technology.


  • NEW Search and Explore feature goes beyond the textbook to expand the learning experience with key word Internet searches, suggested websites with related activities, and brief human interest projects designed to add a personal element to assignments.
  • NEW Case Studies are now included in each body system chapter to encourage application of concepts learned, promote critical thinking and facilitate discussion.
  • NEW StudyWARE™ Connection feature adds learning opportunities such as practice quizzes, animations, image labeling and other interactive games included on the accompanying CD-ROM.
  • NEW Study Guide Practice feature guides readers to even more learning tools including practice questions, labeling and coloring exercises, and crossword puzzles in the Study Guide.
  • Numerous diseases, disorders and conditions were added throughout the text to help relate concepts presented in the text to real-life situations.
  • Free interactive software encourages mastery of content through several types activities, games and animations.
  • Health Alert and Common Disease, Disorder, or Condition boxes help learners relate concepts to clinical practice.
  • Concept Maps for body system chapters illustrate the connections between anatomy and physiology of the organs of each body system.
  • Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis helps learners see integration of separate systems into one body.
  • Case studies encourage application of concepts learned and promote critical thinking and classroom discussion.

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