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Understanding Anatomy and Physiology in Nursing
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Understanding Anatomy and Physiology in Nursing

First Edition


June 2020 | 400 pages | Learning Matters

Covering all the key aspects of anatomy and physiology that nursing students need to know, this book condenses vast amounts of scientific information into short, concise, and easily accessible chapters. From an overview of cells, blood, and the major organ systems, through to the key developmental stages, genetics and ageing, this book introduces all the vital anatomy and physiology information that aspiring nurses will need to learn. Throughout the book, case studies link core principles of anatomy and physiology to realistic scenarios commonly encountered by nurses in clinical practice, helping students apply this knowledge to their everyday working life.

Key features

•       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


 
Chapter 1: Cellular physiology and histology
 
Chapter 2: Homeostasis
 
Chapter 3: The cardiovascular system
 
Chapter 4: The respiratory system
 
Chapter 5: The endocrine system
 
Chapter 6: The nervous system
 
Chapter 7: The skin
 
Chapter 8: The musculoskeletal system
 
Chapter 9: Blood, immunity and the lymphatic system
 
Chapter 10: The digestive system
 
Chapter 11: The urinary system
 
Chapter 12: The reproductive systems
 
Chapter 13: Genetics and inheritance

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