The eighth edition of this comprehensive text features new key concept statements with each illustration, overview of function statements, user-friendly icons, student objectives and chapter contents lists at a glance. Revised and new illustrations are included throughout.
This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles–fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish–contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on the why behind the material, it encourages students to understand and predict textile properties and performance. This edition emphasizes the global environment and offers separate chapters in fiber properties; fabrics and structures; and nonwoven fabrics. Finishes are now separated into two chapters (physical/mechanical finishes and chemical finishes) and Take a Closer look sections bring an in-depth perspective to select chapter topics.
The phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the discipline standard with the 15th edition. Designed for the 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. Enhanced for a digital delivery, the 15th edition, gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.
The authors maintained a balance between structure and function and continue to emphasize the correlations between normal physiology and pathophysiology, normal anatomy and pathology, and homeostasis and homeostatic imbalances. The acclaimed illustration program continues to be refined and is unsurpassed in the market. The thirteenth edition is fully integrated with a host of innovative electronic media, including WileyPlus 5.0. No other text and package offers a teaching and learning environment as rich and complete.
Still a revolutionary concept, this Web-enhanced book Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Second Edition continues the standard of excellence that earned the first edition the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book in 1999. It incorporates traditional concepts in environmental and health science with new, emerging, and controversial issues associated with environmental threats to human health and ecology. In addition, the Web site, maintained by the author, gives you a technological edge. HERE'S WHAT YOU GET IN TEXT: Accurate infographic illustrations such as 3-D bar charts, 3-D pie charts, and detailed maps Tables designed using the most recently available d...
Now there is a book that reflects both the scope and depth of challenges in global health and the dynamic nature of the field. By emphasizing diseases, programs, health systems, and health policies, International Public Health helps readers understand the wide range of global public health issues and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. International Public Health explores the public health problems facing low- and middle-income countries today, and identifies their three greatest challenges: reproductive health, infectious disease, and nutrition. Containing case studies throughout and discussion questions at the end of each chapter, this book discusses emerging health systems, their regulation, financing, and management. Illustrates the importance of health on the economic development of a nation, and the reciprocal impact of development on health status.
A market-leading text through its many editions, the 13th edition of Principles of Human Anatomy Binder Ready Version continues to successfully blend visual and textual elements to illuminate the complexities of human anatomy. Written for the 1-term human anatomy course, the 13th edition raises the standard for excellence in this discipline with its enhanced illustration program, refined narrative, and the integrated design of dynamic resources like Real Anatomy 2.0 into the curriculum. This text is an unbound, binder-ready version.