Key Features

  • An introductory text covering anatomy and physiology relevant to midwifery students
  • Simple, accessible language ensures complete understanding of complex theory
  • Case studies relate anatomy and physiology to midwifery practice
  • Covers physiological changes throughout the childbearing year

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowlegements; Part 1 - The human body through the childbearing year; Cells and tissues; The nervous system; The endocrine System; The special senses; The integumentary system; The cardiovascular system; The lymphatic system; The respiratory system; The musculoskeletal system; The digestive system; The renal system; Part 2 - Reproduction; The male reproductive system; The female reproductive system; Fertilisation, the embryo and the fetus; The pregnant uterus; The placenta, cord and fetal membranes; The fetus; The female pelvis; The female breast; Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702060243
eBook ISBN:
9780702034602
Print ISBN:
9780443100413

About the author

Linda Wylie

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Lecturer, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of Scotland, UK