· 1. Robust instructor and student ancillary packages including access to the PASSport to Success, an online learning center tailored to learning styles.
· 2 Updated design seamlessly integrates the placement and relationship of the art and text, making it easier for students to learn A&P.
· 3. A new full-body transparency insert has been added to the text to assist students in performing a virtual dissection of the human body from skin down to bone.
· 4. Real full-color dissection photographs from Rohen’s Color Atlas of Anatomy, 6e show students exactly what they would experience in a dissection lab.
· 5. Icons point the students to related activities (animations, videos, etc.) on the companion Website.
· 6. Case Scenarios integrated throughout each chapter show students how content is applied to real-life situations.
· 7. Feature boxes include:
-- A&P in Action boxes open each chapter with a familiar scenario that integrates chapter content into a real-life setting, bringing the information to life for students.
-- A&P in Action Revisited boxes, which appear later in the chapter, apply concepts the student learned in that chapter to the opening scenario.
-- Career Information boxes provide information on a variety of health careers (available online only).
-- Hot Topics boxes provide cutting-edge content regarding A&P in a social and professional context.
-- Health Maintenance boxes offer useful information on how to keep the body healthy.
-- A Closer Look boxes provide additional detail on selected topics in the text.
· 7. Word Anatomy sections at the end of each chapter promote the ability to build and recognize new terms based on previously encountered word parts.
· 8. Various end-of-chapter questions test recall, concept comprehension and critical thinking.
· 9. Checkpoint questions throughout each chapter help students review key points.
· 10. "Zooming In" questions test student understanding of particular illustrations.
· 11. Outline summaries at the end of each chapter.
· 12. Appendices on metric measurements, temperature conversion scale, and periodic tables of elements.