Clinical Correlates in Anatomy and Physiology

(Revised Second Edition)
Mary Katherine Lockwood
Paperback, 162 pages
ISBN: 978-1-5165-1848-7 ©2018
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    Clinical Correlates in Anatomy and Physiology is designed to address one of the challenges for allied health students to correlate the information introduced in basic science classes to the clinical problems they see in the field. A good clinician in allied health is knowledgeable in anatomy, physiology, pathology, and other science fields. They are able to quickly apply this knowledge to the clinical setting for good patient care. However, both students and instructors know that applying knowledge gleaned from basic science classes to their own clinical practice is not always easy.

    Using short vignettes and featuring new and updated information, the new edition of Clinical Correlates in Anatomy and Physiology illustrates clinical problems that align with the topics covered in a first year anatomy and physiology course. Students and instructors can use these vignettes to better understand the systems as they cover them in class. These illustrative examples pique student interest and serve as the basis for classroom discussion, as well as introduce the concepts of pathophysiology in the context of systems physiology.

    While designed for the allied health student, anyone with an interest in processes of health and disease will enjoy these short discussions illustrating clinical pathologies of systems physiology.

    Mary Katherine Lockwood received a B.S. in biology from Davidson College in North Carolina, an M.S. in physiology from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Ph.D. in public health with a concentration in nutrition and biological chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Lockwood is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire, where she teaches anatomy and physiology and clinical nutrition. In addition, she is licensed in New Hampshire as an instructor/coordinator for Emergency Medical Services, teaches emergency medicine and CPR, and responds with a 911 ambulance service as an advanced EMT.