Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of Children

A Practical Approach


  • Carol Chamley, E.d.D. M.Ed.BA.RN(Adult). RSCN.ONC.RCNT.Cert.Ed.FE.RNT. Diploma in Nursing (London University) ENB N51 Paediatric Pain Management. Diploma in Group Management Skills (MSSM), Senior Lecturer, Children and Young Persons Nursing, Coventry University, UK
  • Pauline Carson, BA(Hons), MSc(Child Health), PGCE(HE), RGN, RSCN, Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
  • Duncan Randall, BSc(Hons), CHN, PGCE, RGN, RSCN, RHV, RNT, Lecturer, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  • Winifred Sandwell, BSc(Hons), DipNursing DNCert, RSCN, RGN, RCNT, Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Sciences, Coventry University, UK

This book is a comprehensive guide to developmental anatomy and physiology of children, related to the developing child from fetus up to adolescence. It takes a systematic approach and addresses all the body systems. As well as addressing normal growth and development it places pathology in perspective when related to developmental issues, such as congenital abnormalities.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3331-5

Table of Contents

The child: a framework for development. Development of the integumentary system . The musculoskeletal system. Development of the control systems. Development of the cardiovascular system. Development of the respiratory system and respiration. The gastrointestinal tract. Development of the renal system . The reproductive tract. Development of the immune system and immunity. Development of the special senses. Dentition. Glossary. Index