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Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice

Third Edition


November 2024 | 672 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The essential guide to anatomy and physiology for nursing students!

A must read for nursing students, this third edition explores all aspects of anatomy and physiology through an inclusive person-centred lens.  Here’s what sets this book apart:

  1. Focused Content: Easy to read with complex terminology clearly explained, the book introduces the systems and functions of the body, building your knowledge chapter by chapter.
  2. Four stage learning journey: Structured in four logical steps, the book helps you to UNDERSTAND the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, APPLY it to practice, GO DEEPER into the science and REVISE through self-testing and an audio glossary, ready for exams.
  3. Person-Centred Case Study Companion: Meet the Bodie family, a case study that runs through the book, illustrating how anatomy and physiology applies to real-life compassionate and inclusive nursing practice.
  4. Visual Learning: Dive into a highly visual design, packed with colourful illustrations and helpful video links.
 
Part 1 Introductory Concepts
 
1. Homeostasis
 
2. The Human Cell
 
3. Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Biological Systems
 
4. The Human Microbiome and Health
 
Part 2 Control and Coordination
 
5. The Nervous System: Control of Body Function
 
6. Special and General Senses: Responding to the Environment
 
7. The Endocrine System: Control of Internal Functions
 
Part 3 Preservation of the Internal Environment
 
8. The Digestive System: Nutrient Supply and Waste Elimination
 
9. Metabolism and Liver Function
 
10. The Respiratory System: Gaseous Exchange
 
11. The Renal System: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid–Base Balance
 
12. The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: Internal Transport
 
Part 4 Support and Protection of the Internal Environment
 
13. The Immune System: Internal Protection
 
14. Skin and Temperature Regulation
 
15. The Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement
 
Part 5 The Next Generation
 
16. The Reproductive Systems
 
17. Development through the Lifespan

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