Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473938465)
Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the complete A&P learning resource for nurses.
Effective, holistic nursing is impossible without a firm grasp of how the human body functions but knowledge of the scientific theory on its own is not enough. Using the person-centred practice framework as a guiding principle, this book brings anatomy and physiology to life combining the best of print and online learning into one integrated package.
Connects theory with nursing practice exploring the science from the perspective of a fictional family
Supported by a rich array of video material including interactive figures, animations and mini-tutorials - perfect for visual learners
Full of engaging activities designed to complement self-directed learning
A bank of 170 online multiple choice questions and over 800 flashcards - ideal for revision and consolidating knowledge
Written with the needs of nurses firmly in mind, focusing on the essential information
More than just a book!
Each purchase includes 12 months access to an interactive eBook version which seamlessly blends the traditional textbook format with the best of online learning. Students can study when and how they want and make use of additional tools including search, highlighting, annotation note sharing and much more.
The book is also supported by a SAGE Edge website containing complete access to videos, animations, student revision material and action plans. Lecturer resources to support your teaching, including downloadable figures from the book and a test bank of questions for assessment use, are also available. Visit https://edge.sagepub.com/essentialaandp to find out more.
*interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook
Introduction: How to use this book Introductory science Units and numerals Descriptors of the body Terminology and abbreviations Spelling variations Part 1- Introductory Concepts Homeostasis in Person-Centred Practice The Human Cell Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Biological Systems The Human Microbiome and Health Part 2- Control and Coordination The Nervous System: Control of Body Function Special and General Senses: Responding to the Environment Endocrine System: Control of Internal Functions Preservation of the Internal Environment The Digestive System: Nutrient Supply and Waste Elimination Metabolism and Liver Function Respiratory System: Gaseous Exchange Renal System: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance Internal Transport: Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems Support and Protection of the Internal Environment Immune System: Internal Protection Skin and Temperature Regulation Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement The Next Generation Reproductive System Development through the Life Span