Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Publication Date: June 08, 2015
Binding: Kobo eBook
Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series.
Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book covers all the body systems and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare programme, and is ideal for anyone looking for an overview of the human body. Providing a concise, visual overview of anatomy and physiology and the related biological sciences, this book will help students develop practical skills, enabling them to become caring, kind and compassionate nurses.
Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout
Breaks down complex concepts in an accessible way
Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they need
Includes access to a companion website with self-assessment questions for each chapter
Available in a range of digital formats- perfect for ‘on the go’ study and revision
Table of Contents
How to use your revision guide x
About the companion website xi
Part I Foundations 1
1 The genome 2
2 Homeostatic mechanisms 4
3 Fluid compartments 6
4 Cells and organelles 8
5 Transport systems 10
6 Blood 12
7 Inflammation and immunity 14
8 Tissues 16
Part 2 The nervous system 19
9 The brain and nerves 20
10 Structures of the brain 22
11 The spinal cord 24
12 The blood supply 26
13 The autonomic nervous system 28
14 Peripheral nervous system 30
Part 3 The heart and vascular system 33
15 The heart 34
16 Blood flow ...