ISBN-13: 9780702077418

Anatomy & Physiology for Nurses

Author(s): Roger Watson
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 360 
Edition: 14th
Published: June 2018

The new 14th Edition is an introduction to the human body and is suitable for all nursing and allied health students and health care assistants. It covers topics such as posture and movement, nutrition and elimination, and protection and reproduction.

Here's the definitive text on the principles and applications of respiratory physiology back in a fully revised and updated New Edition! Readers will find crucial management guidance on all the conditions they see in practice with its comprehensive, clinically oriented descriptions of lung function in health, disease, and altered conditions and environments. Anesthesia and Analgesia called the previous edition "an easily digestible compendium of basic physiological principles" and a "born again classic."

  • Describes respiration in health and disease and in normal and abnormal situations, to help readers manage all conditions they see in their practices
  • Examines the respiratory effects of exercise, sleep, smoking, anaesthesia, drowning, anaemia, pregnancy, and other events as well as environmental factors such as altitude, flying, high pressure, closed environments, and air pollution on respiration
  • Maintains the clarity of style and single-author approach! of previous editions through the close collaboration of Andrew Lumb and John Nunn
  • Makes difficult concepts easy to understand and apply with nearly 300 illustrations
  • Clear diagrams
  • Review questions to help test understanding
  • Clinical links help students relate contents to practice
  • Revised and updated to reflect developments in the subject
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