Covering all the key aspects of anatomy and physiology that nursing students need to know, this text is the go to book for aspiring nurses. From an overview of cells, blood and how organ systems work together, through to coverage of each of the major organ systems, all the way to key developmental stages, genetics and ageing, this book distils the vast amounts of anatomy and physiology information that student nurses need to know into short, concise and easily accessible chapters. Throughout the book, case studies link core principles of anatomy and physiology to scenarios commonly encountered by nurses in clinical practice, helping students to apply this knowledge to their everyday working life.
• Mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)
• Case studies, activities and other learning features help students translate the theory to practice
• Provides revision guidance and strategies for tackling exams and assessments throughout