Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology
"Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, Sixth Edition" is the central component of an integrated learning system comprised of separate lab manuals, CD-ROMs, study guides, and a video tutorial package. The book is meticulously designed so that readers will function at peak performance. As with other components of the package, this book/CD-ROM is linked by cross-references and readers are given clear directions to resources in other components P at the precise point where they could be most useful. Martini covers all body systems and organs. Developed for college instructors and students and interested readers, this book is appropriate for the fields of nursing, allied health, and physical education.
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