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Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses / Edition 11
     

Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses / Edition 11

by Roger Watson, Sheila M. Jackson
 

ISBN-10: 0702025852

ISBN-13: 9780702025853

Pub. Date: 02/14/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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

• clear prose style and very competitive price makes it accessible to a wide audience
• comprehensive coverage suits a variety of health care courses
• plentiful clear diagrams aid understanding

Overview

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

• clear prose style and very competitive price makes it accessible to a wide audience
• comprehensive coverage suits a variety of health care courses
• plentiful clear diagrams aid understanding

• learning objectives in each chapter help revision
• review questions help test understanding

• concise
• systematically presented

• Fully updated, with new artwork to provide a modern feel to the book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702025853
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/14/2001
Edition description:
11TH
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.73(d)

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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