Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses

Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses


By (author) Roger Watson

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  • Format: Paperback | 426 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 212mm x 22mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 5 May 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702027499
  • ISBN 13: 9780702027499
  • Edition: 12, Revised
  • Edition statement: 12th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 229 ills.
  • Sales rank: 278,691

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This is a new edition of a popular and comprehensive introductory text on anatomy and physiology for nurses and allied health students.

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Table of contents

SECTION I THE CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING MATTER. Introduction. The Chemical Level of Organization. The Cellular Level of Organization. Tissues, Organs, Systems and Homeostasis. SECTION II CONTROL AND CO-ORDINATION. The Nervous System. The Ear. The Eye. Endocrine Glands. SECTION III POSTURE AND MOVEMENT. Development and Types of Bone. Bones of the Head and Trunk. Bones of the Limbs. Joints or Articulations.Muscle. SECTION IV INTERNAL TRANSPORT. The Blood. The Heart and Blood Vessels. The Circulation. The Lymphatic System. The Respiratory System. SECTION V NUTRITION AND ELIMINATION. The Digestive System. The Liver, Biliary System and Pancreas. Nutrition. Digestion and Metabolism. Fluid Balance and the Urinary System. SECTION VI PROTECTION AND REPRODUCTION. The Skin. Non-specific Resistance and the Immune System. The Reproductive System. Bibliography