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Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology
Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

ISBN10: 1265331162 | ISBN13: 9781265331160
By Charles Welsh and Cynthia Prentice-Craver

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Designed for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field. The Learn, Practice, and Assess system is used throughout the text and digital content for immediate application. "Learning" outcomes begin the chapter and set the stage for what students will learn, "Practice" questions conclude each major section and help students recall the information they’ve consumed, and "Assess" end-of-chapter resources allow students to confirm their accurate recall of what they learned and practiced. The learn, practice, and assess system is highly effective in providing students with a solid understanding of the important concepts in anatomy and physiology.

1. Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 
2. Chemical Basis of Life 
3. Cells 
4. Cellular Metabolism
5. Tissues
6. Integumentary System
7. Skeletal System
8. Muscular System
9. Nervous System
10. The Senses
11. Endocrine System
12. Blood
13. Cardiovascular System
14. Lymphatic System and Immunity
15. Digestive System and Nutrition
16. Respiratory System
17. Urinary System 
18. Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
19. Reproductive Systems
20. Pregnancy, Growth, Development, and Genetics

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About the Author

Charles Welsh

Charles Welsh began his Anatomy & Physiology teaching career upon graduating with a B.S. in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989. He entered graduate school in 1992 and continued teaching night classes. He accepted his first full-time teaching position at Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1996. In 1997, he completed his Ph.D. in Comparative Anatomy, Evolutionary Biology, and Ornithology at the University of Pittsburgh. Teaching primarily in nursing and other allied health programs, he now brings his thirty years of classroom experience to the fifteenth edition of Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology. At Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he received several teaching awards, as well as the Mentor of the Year Award for training graduate students to teach Anatomy & Physiology. Chuck and his wife, Lori, have three children and three grandchildren. They live in the historic town of Harmony, thirty miles north of Pittsburgh, with their youngest son, where they raise chickens and have a huge garden.

Cynthia Prentice-Craver

Cynthia Prentice-Craver has been teaching human anatomy and physiology for over twenty-eight years at Chemeketa Community College. Cynthia’s teaching experience both in grades 6–12 and in college, her passion for curriculum development, and her appetite for learning fuel her desire to write. Her M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, B.S. in Exercise Science, and extended graduate course-work in biological sciences have been instrumental in achieving effective results in the online and on campus courses she teaches. Cynthia was a contributing author for the Martin Laboratory Manual for Human Anatomy & Physiology, Third Edition, and Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Fourteenth Edition. She co-authored Hole’s Human Anatomy & Physiology, Sixteenth Edition, and the Martin Laboratory Manual for Human Anatomy & Physiology, Fourth and Fifth Editions, and authored the digital content for these laboratory manuals. Cynthia is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Her professional experiences include serving as a program chair for eight years, developing curriculum, serving on various committees, and being a reviewer and advisor of textbooks and digital products. Beyond her professional pursuits, Cynthia’s passions include reading and listening to books, attending exercise classes, walking outdoors, attending concerts, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.


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