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Essentials of anatomy and physiology for nursing practice

Boore, Jennifer R. P. (Author). Cook, Neal, (author.). Shepherd, Andrea, (author.).

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Kirtland Community College Library QP 34.5 .B66 2016 30775305525165 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781473902589
  • ISBN: 1473902584
  • ISBN: 9781473902596
  • ISBN: 1473902592
  • ISBN: 9781473938465
  • ISBN: 1473938465
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxix, 574 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016.

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General Note:
"SAGE edge"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1. Introductory concepts. Homeostasis in person-centred practice ; The human cell ; Genetic and epigenetic control of biological systems ; The human microbiome and health -- Part 2. Control and coordination. The nervous system: control of body function ; Special and general senses: responding to the environment ; The endocrine system: control of internal functions -- Part 3. Preservation of the internal environment. The digestive system: nutrient supply and waste elimination ; Metabolism and liver function ; The respiratory system: gaseous exchange ; The renal system: fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance ; The cardiovascular and lymphatic systems: internal transport -- Part 4. Support and protection of the internal environment. The immune system: internal protection ; Skin and temperature regulation ; The musculoskeletal system: support and movement -- Part 5. The next generation. The reproductive systems ; Development through the life span -- Glossary -- Appendix 1. Introductory science -- Appendix 2. Units and numerals -- Appendix 3. Descriptors of the body.
Summary, etc.: Effective, holistic nursing is impossible without a firm grasp of how the human body functions but knowledge of the scientific theory on its own is not enough. Using the person-centred practice framework as a guiding principle, this book brings anatomy and physiology to life.
Subject: Physiological Phenomena
Human physiology
Human anatomy
Genre: Nurses' Instruction.
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