Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (13th Revised edition)

Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses (13th Revised edition)

By: Roger Watson (author)Paperback

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This is a new edition of a highly popular introductory text on anatomy and physiology for nurses and allied health students. Its clear writing style and competitive price make it accessible to a wide audience and its comprehensive coverage suits a variety of healthcare courses. The content is organised to reflect a systems approach.

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Contents

Preface Section 1 The Characteristics of Living Matter 1 1. Introduction 2. The cellular level of organization 3. Tissues, organs, systems and homeostasis Section 2 Control and Co-ordination 4. The nervous system 5. The ear 6. The eye 7. Endocrine glands Section 3 Posture and Movement 8. Development and types of bone 9. Bones of the head and trunk 10. Bones of the limbs 11. Joints or articulations 12. Muscle Section 4 Internal Transport 13. The blood 14. The heart and blood vessels 15. The circulation 16. The lymphatic system 17. The respiratory system Section 5 Nutrition and Elimination 18. The digestive system 19. The liver, biliary system and pancreas 20. Nutrition 21. Digestion and metabolism 22. Fluid balance and the urinary system Section 6 Protection and Reproduction 23. The skin 24. Non-specific resistance and the immune system 25. The reproductive system Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/02/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780702059803
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780702059803
  • ISBN10: 0702059803
  • edition: 13th Revised edition

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