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Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology (6th Edition) Hardcover – Dec 27 2011

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Frederic (Ric) H. Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy for work on the pathophysiology of stress. He is currently an affiliated faculty member of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Dr. Martini is a President Emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) after serving as President-elect, President, and Past-president over 2004-2007. He was a member of the HAPS committee that established the course curriculum guidelines for A&P. He is the lead author of nine undergraduate texts on anatomy and physiology or anatomy, all published by Pearson.
Edwin F. Bartholomew received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his M.S. from the University of Hawaii. Mr. Bartholomew has taught anatomy and physiology and a wide variety of other science courses (from botany to zoology) at both the secondary and undergraduate levels at historic Lahainaluna High School, the oldest high school west of the Rockies, and Maui Community College. Mr. Bartholomew is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), the National Association of Biology Teachers, the National Science Teachers Association, the Hawaii Science Teachers Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Working with Dr. Martini, he has coauthored five undergraduate texts on anatomy and physiology, all published by Pearson. 

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Very very useful for allied health students May 14 2013
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I used this book for a class at UCLA, and it was fantastic. The writing in most anatomy books is quite dry, but this one does a good job of tying anatomy and physiology together in a readable, layperson-friendly format. I especially loved the parts on EKGs and sodium ion pumps. Great diagrams and useful tables helped me study many a night, and I consider this my favorite A&P textbook of all (I've used 3 different texts, and am about to start Physician Assistant school using a 4th).

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not as advertised Jan. 15 2013
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This book did not come with an access card/code for the etext. It's this element which makes the textbook so costly. Without it shouldnt have been so expensive.
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A&P Sept. 21 2013
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This book was essential in me getting an A in this class. The pictures and in-depth detail was great!!!! I absolutely recommend this book for anyone studying this subject.
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I purchased this textbook for my daughter for college. Though I do not know of the usefulness of the content, I can say that it arrived on time and in good condition. Thanks.