Fundamentals of children's anatomy and physiology : a textbook for nursing and healthcare students / edited by Ian Peate and Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming
- The child and society : enhancing health and wellbeing / Lisa Whiting and Mary L. Donnelly -- Homeostasis / Mary Brady -- Scientific principles / Peter S. Vickers -- The cell / Peter S. Vickers -- Genetics / Peter S. Vickers -- Tissue / Peter S. Vickers -- The immune system / Alison Mosenthal -- Blood / Peter S. Vickers -- The cardiac system / Sheila Roberts -- The respiratory system / Elizabeth Akers -- The endocrine system / Julia Petty -- The digestive system and nutrition / Joanne Outteridge -- The renal system / Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming -- The reproductive systems / Ann L. Bevan -- The nervous system / Petra Brown -- The muscular system / Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming -- The skeletal system / Debbie Martin -- The senses / Joanne Outteridge -- The skin / Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming.
- Children are not little adults. Being able to recognise and respond in a meaningful way to their anatomical and physiological differences is an essential part of the nurse's role. Fundamentals of Children's Anatomy and Physiology is an accessible, applied and highly visual textbook designed to give you a sound knowledge of the functions of the body, enabling you to provide safe and effective nursing care. --
This exciting and straightforward resource provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of children and the related biological sciences that will enable you to develop your practical caring skills and to enhance your knowledge in order to become a caring, kind and compassionate children's nurse. It will enable you to deliver increasingly complex care for children, sick or well, in a range of settings that safeguards and promotes the welfare of vulnerable children in an appropriate, coordinated, multi-disciplinary, integrated and family-centred manner. --
A full-colour, student-friendly introduction to the essentials of anatomy and physiology for children and young people --
Can be used as a reference text in the practice learning environment, the classroom or at home --
Clinical application throughout, applying the anatomy and physiology to common child health conditions --
Full of interactive learning materials and features, including self-testing, review questions, and activities to help reinforce learning --
Includes a glossary of terms --Book Jacket.
- 9781118625057 (pbk.)
- INCLUDES ONLINE RESOURCE.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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