Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses

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von: Ian Peate, Muralitharan Nair

35,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 28.11.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9781118276280
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 224

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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
Contributors xx Acknowledgements xxiii Copyright acknowledgements xxiv Introduction xxv Chapter 1 Basic scientific principles of physiology 1Peter S Vickers Chapter 2 Cells: cellular compartment, transport system, fluid movements 32Muralitharan Nair Chapter 3 The immune system 62Peter S Vickers Chapter 4 Tissue 102Anthony Wheeldon Chapter 5 The skin 130Ian Peate Chapter 6 The nervous system 154Louise McErlean and Janet G Migliozzi Chapter 7 The endocrine system 190Carl Clare Chapter 8 The skeletal system 224Ian Peate Chapter 9 The muscular system 258Janet G Migliozzi Chapter 10 The cardiac system 294Carl Clare Chapter 11 The respiratory system 328Anthony Wheeldon Chapter 12 The circulatory system 366Muralitharan Nair Chapter 13 The digestive system and nutrition 406Louise McErlean Chapter 14 The renal system 446Muralitharan Nair Chapter 15 The reproductive systems 476Ian Peate Chapter 16 The special senses 510Carl Clare Chapter 17 Genetics 550Peter S Vickers Index 585
An excellent detailed, yet concise A&P textbook; a valuable learning tool for nursing students at all levels. (2nd year student nurse, University of Nottingham) An exceptional book looking at the anatomy and physiology of the human body which would be an invaluable addition to any nursing students’ studies…It was a pleasure to read and will be a valuable resource for my studies. (1st year student nurse, Glyndwr University) An excellent book for providing a good introduction into the wonders of each system of the body…I would recommend to my lecturers without doubt. (2nd year student nurse, University of Salford) This resource would be useful to me throughout my nursing training and beyond. .. I like the style this book is written in. The language is communicative, and easy to relate to. The subject matters are explained well, and made very comprehensible. Well structured and easy to access. (1st year student nurse, City University, London) I like the written style of the book, it is clear, concise and academic. (1st year student nurse, Bucks New University) The diagrams, tables, figures and illustrations are excellent… I will be showing this copy to everyone. (2nd year student nurse, University of East Anglia) It allows the reader to gain a good sound level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology; prefect for my first year educational needs (1st year student nurse, Glasgow Caledonian University) This book would be most useful for first years as it explains everything simply and clearly, but would be a good reference tool for every year while studying, and when in your career. (2nd year student nurse, Glasgow Caledonian University) Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses will be useful throughout my entire course. …I am very pleased with this book. I love the colour and layout. (1st year student nurse, University of Abertay Dundee) More than just a biology book – it actually relates to what a nurse needs to know in practice. (2nd year student nurse, Canterbury Christ Church University)
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

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