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

First Edition


June 2020 | 368 pages | Learning Matters

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. 

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 throughout


 
Chapter 1: Cellular physiology and histology
 
Chapter 2: Homeostasis and mechanisms of negative feedback
 
Chapter 3: The cardiovascular system
 
Chapter 4: The respiratory system
 
Chapter 5: The endocrine system
 
Chapter 6: The nervous system and special senses
 
Chapter 7: The skin
 
Chapter 8: The musculoskeletal system
 
Chapter 9: Blood, lymphatics and immunity
 
Chapter 10: The digestive system
 
Chapter 11: The urinary system
 
Chapter 12: The reproductive system
 
Chapter 13: Embryology and development
 
Chapter 14: Genetics and ageing

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