Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

3rd Edition

with Pageburst online access

Authors:

  • Jane Coad
  • Melvyn Dunstall
  • Table of Contents

    List of abbreviations

    1. Introduction to Physiology

    2. The Reproductive and Urinary Systems

    3. Endocrinology

    4. Reproductive Cycles

    5. Sexual Differentiation and Behaviour

    6. Fertilisation

    7. Overview of Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders

    8. The Placenta

    9. Embryo Development and Fetal Growth

    10. Overview of Immunology

    11. Physiological Adaptation to Pregnancy

    12. Maternal Nutrition and Health

    13. Physiology of Parturition

    14. The Puerperium

    15. The Transition to Neonatal Life

    16. Lactation and Infant Nutrition

    Glossary

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    472
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702051845
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702063855

    About the authors

    Jane Coad

    Jane Coad BSc PhD PGCEA Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Massey University, New Zealand

    Melvyn Dunstall

    Melvyn Dunstall BSc Msc PGCEA RM RGN Lecturer/Practitioner in Midwifery, Frimley Park Hospital; Midwifery Visitor for NMC