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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
For Nursing and Healthcare Students
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Main description:

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  


Back cover:

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  


Contents:

Contributors


Acknowledgments


Preface to the second edition


Prefixes, suffixes


How to use your textbook


About the Companion Website


Chapter 1: Basic scientific principles of physiology

Peter S Vickers


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


Chapter 3: Genetics
Peter S Vickers


Chapter 4: Tissues
Anthony Wheeldon


Chapter 5: Skeletal system
Ian Peate


Chapter 6: Muscular system
Janet G Migliozzi


Chapter 7: Circulatory system
Muralitharan Nair


Chapter 8: Cardiac system
Carl Clare


Chapter 9: Digestive system
Louise McErlean


Chapter 10: Renal system
Muralitharan Nair


Chapter 11: Respiratory system
Anthony Wheeldon


Chapter 12: Reproductive systems
Ian Peate


Chapter 13: The Nervous system
Louise McErlean and Janet G Migliozzi


Chapter 14: The Senses
Carl Clare


Chapter 15: Endocrine system
Carl Clare


Chapter 16: Immune system
Peter S Vickers


Chapter 17: The Skin
Ian Peate


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781119063728
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: May, 2016
Pages: 600

Subcategories: Anatomy, Nursing, Physiology