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Understanding Anatomy and Physiology in Nursing

Second Edition


May 2024 | 432 pages | Learning Matters

Covering all the key aspects of anatomy and physiology that nursing students need to know, this second edition condenses vast amounts of scientific information into short, concise, and easily accessible chapters. It introduces aspiring nurses to all of the vital information on this tricky subject, from an overview of cells, blood, and the major organ systems through to key developmental stages, genetics and ageing. Case studies link core principles of anatomy and physiology to common real-world clinical scenarios, helping students apply this knowledge to their everyday working practice.

Key features: 
- Each short chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards
- Scientific information is broken down into easily digestible chunks with accompanying illustrations, to help aspiring nurses get to grips with this complex subject
- 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
 
Chapter 10: Immunity and the lymphatic system
 
Chapter 11: The digestive system
 
Chapter 12: The urinary system
 
Chapter 13: The reproductive systems
 
Chapter 14: Genetics and inheritance

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