The essential guide to anatomy and physiology for nursing students. The new edition of Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice brings together text, video, full-colour illustrations, interactive activities, and more, to provide nursing students with a comprehensive introduction to understanding the healthy functioning of the human body. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes new videos, improved online support, revised learning activities, and clear explanations that will help nursing students feel confident when learning anatomy and physiology for the first time. Key Features: Students can use their phone or tablet to scan QR codes throughout the book and instantly watch informative animations, mini-tutorials, and other useful videos. Introduces all the essential anatomy and physiology information in a carefully structured way, helping students to steadily build their knowledge and successfully apply it to nursing practice. All content is based around the person-centred nursing framework and a fictional family is used throughout to demonstrate how the biology applies to real people, helping students to apply the A&P knowledge directly to real-life nursing situations. Supported by new and improved online teaching and learning resources, including a teaching guide to the resources, a fully revised testbank, over 250 downloadable figures from the book, and a host of student resources such as multiple-choice questions and over 800 glossary flashcards to help aid revision. Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice is essential reading for all nursing students and nursing associate students learning anatomy and physiology for the first time.
Introduction Part 1: Introductory Concepts Chapter 1: Homeostasis in Person-Centred Nursing Chapter 2: The Human Cell Chapter 3: Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Biological Systems Chapter 4: The Human Microbiome and Health Part 2: Control and Coordination Chapter 5: The Nervous System: Control of Body Function Chapter 6: Special and General Senses: Responding to the Environment Chapter 7: The Endocrine System: Control of Internal Functions Part 3: Preservation of the Internal Environment Chapter 8: The Digestive System: Nutrient Supply and Waste Elimination Chapter 9: Metabolism and Liver Function Chapter 10: The Respiratory System: Gaseous Exchange Chapter 11: The Renal System: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance Chapter 12: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: Internal Transport Part 4: Support and Protection of the Internal Environment Chapter 13: The Immune System: Internal Protection Chapter 14: Skin and Temperature Regulation Chapter 15: The Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement Part 5: The Next Generation Chapter 16: The Reproductive Systems Chapter 17: Development through the Life Span Glossary Appendices