Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of Children - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443073410, 9780702059865

Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of Children

1st Edition

A Practical Approach

Authors: Carol Chamley Pauline Carson Duncan Randall Winifred Sandwell
Paperback ISBN: 9780443073410
eBook ISBN: 9780702059865
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 24th May 2005
Page Count: 344

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


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.

Key Features

  • chapter outcomes and a chapter overview
  • Clinical notes help link theory to practice and facilitate reflective practice
  • Highly illustrated throughout
  • Self-assessment exercises help understanding and aid revision


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About the Authors

Carol Chamley Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Children and Young Persons Nursing, Coventry University, UK

Pauline Carson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

Duncan Randall Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Winifred Sandwell Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Sciences, Coventry University, UK