Physiology for Nursing Practice Text and Evolve eBooks Package

Physiology for Nursing Practice Text and Evolve eBooks Package

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This package provides you with the book plus the eBook giving you the printed book, plus access to the complete book content electronically. Evolve eBooks allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. Buying other Evolve eBooks titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the eBooks will work together on your electronic "bookshelf", so that you can search across your entire library of nursing eBooks.It is increasingly recognised that nursing and midwifery students require a thorough understanding of the structure and function of the human body in order to practice safely and effectively. The third edition of this stimulating and highly successful text is designed to provide comprehensive support for the physiological component of diploma and degree courses for healthcare students at both initial registration and in continuing professional development. Written and edited by respected nurse educators and researchers, this edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the changing needs of nursing students, midwifery students and their teachers. The text has been completely redesigned to promote understanding and critical thinking. All the illustrations appear in full colour and each chapter contains numerous more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 852 pages
  • 203 x 279mm | 2,073g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 070204105X
  • 9780702041051
  • 1,309,483

Table of contents

Section 1 The characteristics of living matterThe human body: a framework for understanding. The chemistry of living matter. Cell structure and function, growth and developmentSection 2 Control and coordinationStructure and function of nervous tissue. The central nervous system, Sensory receptors and sense organs. The special senses. The autonomic nervous system. Endocrine function. StressSection 3 Mobility and supportSkeletal muscles. Bones. JointsSection 4 Internal transportThe blood. Cardiovascular functionSection 5 The acquisition of nutrients and removal of wasteThe acquisition of nutrients. The liver. Respiration. Renal functionSection 6 Protection and survivalInnate defences. Acquired defences. Reproduction. Geneticsshow more