Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses

by PR Ashalatha, G Deepa

The aim of this textbook is to focus on the textbook of anatomy and physiology for nurses. Anatomy and Physiology are core components of nursing curriculum and every nursing student is expected to have a basic understanding of the structural and functional components of the body. This book comprised of 4 sections that include Body and Its Constituents, Blood and Lymphatics, Organ Systems, and Nutrition, which are further divided into 18 chapters. To make the learning easy and engaging, the anatomy and physiology have been integrated in this edition for a better understanding of both the subjects. Great care has been taken to select important concepts and to describe the anatomy and physiology in a student-friendly manner. A comprehensive rearrangement of chapters has been done for developing an easy understanding and all the chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated to keep the students abreast with the recent advancements in the subjects. Two new chapters, “Introduction to Chemistry of Life” and “Introduction to Nutrition” have been added to acquaint the students with basics of both the topics. The must-know concepts and definitions are summarized in separate boxes for a quick review. The embryological and histological facts of various structures have been added in different boxes to provide a new dimension for an integrated learning.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ashalatha PR
Medical College, Calicut, Kerala
Calicut Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India
Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India
2. Deepa G Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India\
ISBN 9789351524007
Speciality Anatomy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18320
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 608
Book Type Textbook


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