Anatomy and Physiology - An Introduction for Nursing and Healthcare

Author(s): Pamela Minett; Laura Ginesi


An accessible text which covers the essentials of anatomy and physiology required by a range of health professions.

Anatomy & Physiology is the ideal introduction to the subject for student nurses, midwives, operating department practitioners, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, trainee nursing associates, and other allied health professionals.

Written in an engaging and accessible style, the book helps readers to:

  • learn the language of anatomy and physiology by explaining new terms clearly in the text and in a comprehensive glossary
  • understand the key anatomical structures and physiological functions
  • appreciate what happens during disease, with boxes throughout to highlight the clinical relevance, and more detailed explanations of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and cancer
  • apply this knowledge in healthcare contexts
Bonus online material
The following material to accompany the book is provided free of charge online:
  • four additional chapters to help readers extend their knowledge
  • a variety of self-assessment questions for every chapter
The clear, reader-friendly presentation will aid understanding of a subject which is often viewed as challenging but is essential throughout a healthcare career.


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General Fields

  • : 9781908625731
  • : Scion Publishing Limited
  • : Acheron Press
  • : 0.001
  • : September 2020
  • : 2 Centimeters X 20 Centimeters X 26.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pamela Minett; Laura Ginesi
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 416