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Understanding Anatomy and Physiology in Nursing

by John Knight, Yamni Nigam and Jayne Cutter Learning Matters
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Hbk 384 pages
AU$155.00 NZ$160.00
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Covers all the key aspects of anatomy and physiology that nursing students need to know in short, concise and easily accessible chapters. Whilst using case study scenarios commonly encountered by nurses in clinical practice, to help students to apply this anatomy and physiology knowledge to their everyday working life. 


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