This text, aimed at nursing and other allied health majors, boasts a clear, comprehensible writing style and a pedagogical approach that is easy to apply and use. The early chapters of the text focus on fundamental chemical principles. Later chapters, built on the foundation of these basic principles, develop the concepts and applications central to the fields of organic chemistry and biochemistry. The text's pedagogy is supported by graphics features and problem sets that help students learn and retain material.The HM ClassPrep CD-ROM features everything an instructor needs to develop lectures. This cross-platform CD includes PowerPoint slides with text figures, tables, and photos; Animations and simulations; "Chemistry at a Glance" sections; Instructor's Resource Manual; and printed Test Bank.The text's art program helps students visualize the molecular world. The text includes models that more closely match what students see in multimedia resources. Reactions are conveniently color-coded in the organic chapters.Every chapter includes "Additional Problems," giving current users a fresh selection and expanding the range of difficulty in this popular problem category.