Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses [NOOK Book]

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    Book Description
    This is a new edition of a popular and comprehensive introductory text on anatomy and physiology for nurses and allied health students.

clear diagrams aid understanding

learning objectives in each chapter help revision

review questions help test understanding

clinical links help students relate the content to practice

Revised and updated to reflect developments in the subject

Web links to clinical examples to help relate theory to practice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702046049
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 2/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 376
  • Sales rank: 295,955
  • File size: 14 MB
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Table of Contents

SECTION I THE CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING MATTER. Introduction. The Chemical Level of Organization. The Cellular Level of Organization. Tissues, Organs, Systems and Homeostasis.
SECTION II CONTROL AND CO-ORDINATION. The Nervous System. The Ear. The Eye. Endocrine Glands.
SECTION III POSTURE AND MOVEMENT. Development and Types of Bone. Bones of the Head and Trunk. Bones of the Limbs. Joints or Articulations.Muscle.
SECTION IV INTERNAL TRANSPORT. The Blood. The Heart and Blood Vessels. The Circulation. The Lymphatic System. The Respiratory System.
SECTION V NUTRITION AND ELIMINATION. The Digestive System. The Liver, Biliary System and Pancreas. Nutrition. Digestion and Metabolism. Fluid Balance and the Urinary System.
SECTION VI PROTECTION AND REPRODUCTION. The Skin. Non-specific Resistance and the Immune System. The Reproductive System. Bibliography
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