Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses

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Overview

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 www.wiley.com/go/peate
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118276280
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 943,568
  • File size: 22 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

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

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