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Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses

With Pageburst access

This title is now available under ISBN 9780702059803.

This is a new edition of a highly popular introductory text on anatomy and physiology for nurses and allied health students. Its clear writing style and competitive price make it accessible to a wide audience and its comprehensive coverage suits a variety of healthcare courses. The content is organised to reflect a systems approach.


Pre-registration nursing students


Published: September 2011

Imprint: Baillière Tindall

ISBN: 978-0-7020-5980-3


  • Preface

    Section 1 The Characteristics of Living Matter 1

    1. Introduction

    2. The cellular level of organization

    3. Tissues, organs, systems and homeostasis

    Section 2 Control and Co-ordination

    4. The nervous system

    5. The ear

    6. The eye

    7. Endocrine glands

    Section 3 Posture and Movement

    8. Development and types of bone

    9. Bones of the head and trunk

    10. Bones of the limbs

    11. Joints or articulations

    12. Muscle

    Section 4 Internal Transport

    13. The blood

    14. The heart and blood vessels

    15. The circulation

    16. The lymphatic system

    17. The respiratory system

    Section 5 Nutrition and Elimination

    18. The digestive system

    19. The liver, biliary system and pancreas

    20. Nutrition

    21. Digestion and metabolism

    22. Fluid balance and the urinary system

    Section 6 Protection and Reproduction

    23. The skin

    24. Non-specific resistance and the immune system

    25. The reproductive system



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