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

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

Ian Peate (Editor), Muralitharan Nair (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-06372-8

Mar 2016, Wiley-Blackwell

656 pages

$39.99

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’

Related Resources

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 (Peter S Vickers) 1

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

Chapter 3 Genetics (Peter S Vickers) 61

Chapter 4 Tissue (Anthony Wheeldon) 95

Chapter 5 The skeletal system (Ian Peate) 121

Chapter 6 The muscular system (Janet G Migliozzi) 153

Chapter 7 Circulatory system (Muralitharan Nair) 185

Chapter 8 The cardiac system (Carl Clare) 223

Chapter 9 The digestive system (Louise McErlean) 257

Chapter 10 The renal system (Muralitharan Nair) 299

Chapter 11 The respiratory system (Anthony Wheeldon) 333

Chapter 12 The reproductive systems (Ian Peate) 371

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

Chapter 14 The senses (Carl Clare) 439

Chapter 15 The endocrine system (Carl Clare) 479

Chapter 16 The immune system (Peter S Vickers) 513

Chapter 17 The skin (Ian Peate) 551

Normal values 575

Answers 579

Index 603

"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." (Expofairs 06/04/2017)