Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses (Fundamentals)

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses (Fundamentals)

By: Ian Peate (editor), Muralitharan Nair (editor)Paperback

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The mind and the body, when working in harmony, is a fantastic system capable of extraordinary things. With an applied, interactive, and highly visual approach, Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses provides students with an exciting and straightforward understanding of anatomy and physiology, enabling them to deliver high quality care in any setting. This book covers the structure and functions of the human body, with clinical applications throughout. Key features: * A clear, straightforward book on anatomy and physiology for all students in nursing and allied health. * Fully interactive, with an activity section at the end of each chapter, featuring multiple choice questions, diagram labelling, test your learning questions, crosswords, and 'find out more'. * Generous, full colour illustrations throughout * Clinical considerations and scenarios throughout showing how the material can be applied to daily practice * A companion website where you'll find further exercises, illustrations, and interactive MCQs

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Ian Peate is Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare at Thames Valley University Muralitharan Nair is Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire


Contributors xx Acknowledgements xxiii Copyright acknowledgements xxiv Introduction xxv Chapter 1 Basic scientific principles of physiology 1 Peter S Vickers Chapter 2 Cells: cellular compartment, transport system, fluid movements 32 Muralitharan Nair Chapter 3 The immune system 62 Peter S Vickers Chapter 4 Tissue 102 Anthony Wheeldon Chapter 5 The skin 130 Ian Peate Chapter 6 The nervous system 154 Louise McErlean and Janet G Migliozzi Chapter 7 The endocrine system 190 Carl Clare Chapter 8 The skeletal system 224 Ian Peate Chapter 9 The muscular system 258 Janet G Migliozzi Chapter 10 The cardiac system 294 Carl Clare Chapter 11 The respiratory system 328 Anthony Wheeldon Chapter 12 The circulatory system 366 Muralitharan Nair Chapter 13 The digestive system and nutrition 406 Louise McErlean Chapter 14 The renal system 446 Muralitharan Nair Chapter 15 The reproductive systems 476 Ian Peate Chapter 16 The special senses 510 Carl Clare Chapter 17 Genetics 550 Peter S Vickers Index 585

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781444334432
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 632
  • ID: 9781444334432
  • weight: 1164
  • ISBN10: 1444334433

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