You are here

Delays in shipping: Due to current delays in our warehouse shipping services, please expect longer than usual delivery times for any print book and journal orders.  If you require instant access to a book, please consider purchasing a digital copy via an alternative online retailer.

For instructors, only digital inspection copy requests are available. If you require a print inspection copy, please contact your local Academic Sales Consultant.

For further assistance please visit our Contact us page. Thank you for your patience and we apologise for the inconvenience.

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice

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

For instructors

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9781529626452

ISBN: 9781529626469