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Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology.

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
Series: Fundamentals of educational planning.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd revised editionView all editions and formats
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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students is a succinct but complete overview of the structure and function of the human body, with clinical applications throughout.

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Peate, Ian.
Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology.
[Place of publication not identified] : John Wiley & Sons, 2016
(OCoLC)928779909
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Peate
ISBN: 9781119063728 1119063728
OCLC Number: 946007808
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title Page; Table of Contents; Contributors; About the editors; About the contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Anatomy and physiology; References; Prefixes, suffixes; How to use your textbook; Features contained within your textbook; About the companion websites; Chapter 1: Basic scientific principles of physiology; Introduction; Levels of organisation; Characteristics of life; Bodily requirements; Atoms; Elements; Compounds; Chemical equations/chemical reactions; Acids and bases (pH); Blood and pH values; Homeostasis; Organic and inorganic substances; Units of measurement; Conclusion. GlossaryReferences; Activities; Chapter 2: Cells, cellular compartments, transport systems, fluid movement between compartments; Introduction; Cell membrane; Functions of the cell membrane; Cellular fluid compartments; Effects of water deficiency; Variation in body fluid content; Transport systems; Electrolytes; Hormones that regulate fluid and electrolytes; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Further reading; Activities; Chapter 3: Genetics; Anatomical map; Introduction; The double helix; Chromosomes; From DNA to proteins; The transference of genes; Mendelian genetics; Spontaneous mutation. ConclusionGlossary; References; Further reading; Activities; Chapter 4: Tissue; Introduction; Epithelial tissue; Connective tissue; Membranes; Muscle tissue; Nervous tissue; Tissue repair; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Activities; Chapter 5: The skeletal system; Body map; Introduction; The axial and appendicular skeleton; Bone and its functions; Bone formation and growth (ossification); Embryonic formation; Bone fractures; Bone structure and blood supply (histology); Organisation of bone based on shape; Joints; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Further reading; Activities. Chapter 6: The muscular systemBody map; Introduction; Types of muscle tissue; Functions of the muscular system; Composition of skeletal muscle tissue; Gross anatomy of skeletal muscles; Microanatomy of skeletal muscle fibre; Types of muscle fibres; Blood supply; Skeletal muscle contraction and relaxation; Energy sources for muscle contraction; Aerobic respiration; Oxygen debt; Muscle fatigue; Organisation of the skeletal muscular system; Skeletal muscle movement; The effects of ageing; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Further reading; Activities; Chapter 7: Circulatory system; Body map. IntroductionComponents of blood; Properties of blood; Plasma; Functions of blood; Formation of blood cells; Red blood cells; White blood cells; Platelets; Haemostasis; Coagulation; Blood groups; Blood vessels; Blood pressure; Lymphatic system; Lymphatic organs; Functions of the lymphatic system; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Further reading; Activities; Chapter 8: The cardiac system; Body map; Introduction; Size and location of the heart; The structures of the heart; The blood supply to the heart; Blood flow through the heart; The electrical pathways of the heart; The cardiac cycle.
Series Title: Fundamentals of educational planning.

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