Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology. For Nursing and Healthcare Students. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 3615690
  • Book
  • 656 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students is a succinct but complete overview of the structure and function of the human body, with clinical applications throughout.  Designed specifically for nursing and healthcare students, the new edition of this best–selling textbook provides a user–friendly, straightforward, jargon–free introduction to the subject. 

Key features:

  • Clinical considerations and scenarios throughout showing how the material can be applied to daily practice
  • Featuring over 300 superb full colour illustrations
  • Now includes a boxed feature throughout on medicines management; providing information concerning a variety of medicines used in the care and management of people that are related to the body system of the chapter
  • The Conditions feature within each chapter provides you with a list of disorders that are associated with the topics discussed, helping relate theory to practice
  • Each chapter includes learning outcomes, test your knowledge, scenarios, activities and summaries.
  • Includes a list of prefixes and suffixes, as well as normal values, and a glossary of terms
  • Supported by enhanced online resources with fantastic extras for both lecturers and students, including an image bank, online glossary, flashcards, interactive multiple choice questions, examples of patient notes, and more
This edition is now supported by an accompanying study guide to facilitate the learning and revision of the content within this book:Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook: A Study Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Students
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Contributors xx

Acknowledgements xxii

Preface xxiii

Prefixes, suffixes xxvii

How to use your textbook xli

About the companion website xlii

Chapter 1 Basic scientific principles of physiology 1Peter S Vickers

Chapter 2 Cells, cellular compartments, transport systems, fluid movement between compartments 29Muralitharan Nair

Chapter 3 Genetics 61Peter S Vickers

Chapter 4 Tissue 95Anthony Wheeldon

Chapter 5 The skeletal system 121Ian Peate

Chapter 6 The muscular system 153Janet G Migliozzi

Chapter 7 Circulatory system 185Muralitharan Nair

Chapter 8 The cardiac system 223Carl Clare

Chapter 9 The digestive system 257Louise McErlean

Chapter 10 The renal system 299Muralitharan Nair

Chapter 11 The respiratory system 333Anthony Wheeldon

Chapter 12 The reproductive systems 371Ian Peate

Chapter 13 The nervous system 403Louise McErlean and Janet G Migliozzi

Chapter 14 The senses 439Carl Clare

Chapter 15 The endocrine system 479Carl Clare

Chapter 16 The immune systemPeter S Vickers

Chapter 17 The skin 551Ian Peate

Normal values 575

Answers 579

Index 603

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