Anatomy & Physiology:Open Stax Anatomy & Physiology:Open Stax

Anatomy & Physiology:Open Stax

A dynamic textbook for a year long Human Anatomy and Physiology course targeted at students majoring in nursing and allied health, aided by lucid text, strategically constructed art, inspiring career features, and links to external learning tools in order to address critical teaching and learning challenges

Unit 1: Levels of Organization
Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Human Body
Chapter 2: The Chemical Level of Organization
Chapter 3: The Cellular Level of Organization
Chapter 4: The Tissue Level of Organization



Unit 2: Support and Movement
Chapter 5: The Integumentary System
Chapter 6: Bone Tissue and the Skeletal System
Chapter 7: Axial Skeleton
Chapter 8: The Appendicular Skeleton
Chapter 9: Joints
Chapter 10: Muscle Tissue
Chapter 11: The Muscular System



Unit 3: Regulation, Integration, and Control
Chapter 12: The Nervous System and Nervous Tissue
Chapter 13: Anatomy of the Nervous System
Chapter 14: The Somatic Nervous System
Chapter 15: The Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 16: The Neurological Exam
Chapter 17: The Endocrine System



Unit 4: Fluids and Transport
Chapter 18: The Cardiovascular System: Blood
Chapter 19: The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
Chapter 20: The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels and Circulation
Chapter 21: The Lymphatic and Immune System



Unit 5: Energy, Maintenance, and Environmental Exchange
Chapter 22: The Respiratory System
Chapter 23: The Digestive System
Chapter 24: Metabolism and Nutrition



Chapter 25: The Urinary System
Chapter 26: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance



Unit 6: Human Development and the Continuity of Life
Chapter 27: The Reproductive System
Chapter 28: Development and Inheritance