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Anatomy & Physiology: An introduction for nursing and healthcare Pamela Minett, ISBN-13: 978-1908625731

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  • Publisher: ‎ Lantern Publishing Ltd; 1st edition (December 15, 2020)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 416 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1908625732
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1908625731

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Anatomy & Physiology: An introduction for nursing and healthcare by Pamela Minett, ISBN-13: 978-1908625731

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  • Publisher: ‎ Lantern Publishing Ltd; 1st edition (December 15, 2020)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 416 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1908625732
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1908625731

An accessible text which covers the essentials of anatomy and physiology required by a range of health professions.

Anatomy & Physiology is the ideal introduction to the subject for student nurses, midwives, operating department practitioners, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, trainee nursing associates, and other allied health professionals.

Written in an engaging and accessible style, the book helps readers to:

  • learn the language of anatomy and physiology by explaining new terms clearly in the text and in a comprehensive glossary
  • understand the key anatomical structures and physiological functions
  • appreciate what happens during disease, with boxes throughout to highlight the clinical relevance, and more detailed explanations of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and cancer
  • apply this knowledge in healthcare contexts

Table of Contents:

Detailed contents vii
Preface xv
Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvi
About the authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .xvii
Acronyms and abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . xviii
How to use this book xxi
Chapter 1
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Chapter 2
Histology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Chapter 3
The skin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Chapter 4
The musculoskeletal system . . . . . . 39
Chapter 5
The cardiovascular system . . . . . . . 65
Chapter 6
The respiratory system . . . . . . . . 103
Chapter 7
The digestive system . . . . . . . . . . 121
Chapter 8
The urinary system . . . . . . . . . . . 143
Chapter 9
The nervous system . . . . . . . . . . 159
Chapter 10
The sensory system . . . . . . . . . . 199
Chapter 11
The endocrine system . . . . . . . . . 221
Chapter 12
The reproductive systems . . . . . . 237
Chapter 13
The human genome . . . . . . . . . . 269
Chapter 14
Immunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Chapter 15
Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309
Chapter 16
Multisystem disorders . . . . . . . . . 331
Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343
Appendix: Figure acknowledgements . . . . . . . .375
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377

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