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 fantasticsystem 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 straightforwardunderstanding of anatomy and physiology, enabling them to deliverhigh quality care in any setting. This book covers the structureand functions of the human body, with clinical applicationsthroughout. Key features: A clear, straightforward book on anatomy and physiology for allstudents in nursing and allied health. Fully interactive, with an activity section at the end of eachchapter, 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 howthe material can be applied to daily practice A companion website where you'll find further exercises,illustrations, and interactive MCQs

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About Author

Ian Peate is Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery andHealthcare at Thames Valley University

Muralitharan Nair is Senior Lecturer in the School ofNursing, 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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