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Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners

A Homeostatic Approach, Third Edition

Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners by John Clancy
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An Introduction to The Human Body
Introduction to Physiology and Homeostasis
Cell and Tissue Functions
The Skeleton
The Need for Regulation
Chemical Reactions In Cells: Fundamentals Of Metabolism
Nutrients and Nutrition
Body Fluids
Sensing Change and Coordinating Responses
The Senses
The Nervous System
The Endocrine System
Effectors Of Homeostasis
The Digestive System
The Cardiovascular System 1: Blood
The Cardiovascular System 2: Heart and Circulation
The Lymphatic System, Immunity and Microbiology
The Respiratory System
The Kidneys and Urinary Tract
The Skin
Skeletal Muscle: Posture and Movement
The Reproductive Systems
Influences On Homeostasis
Genes In Embryo Development and Ageing
Pain
Stress
Circadian Rhythms
Healthcare Practice: A Homeostatic Approach
Introduction
Case 1. Introduction: Healthcare Practitioners as External Agents of Homeostatic Control
Case 2. The Case of a Woman with Breast Cancer
Case 3. The Case of a Woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Case 4. The Case Of A Child With Insulin-Dependent Diabetes – Type 1
Case 5. The Case of a Boy Who Is Obese
Case 6. The Case of a 25-Year-Old Man Undergoing Emergency Surgery
Case 7. The Case of a Woman with Cataracts
Case 8. The Case of a Woman with Depression
Case 9. The Case of a Woman with Hypothyroidism
Case 10. The Case of an Infant with Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
Case 11. The Case of a Woman with Deep Vein Thrombosis (VT)
Case 12. The Case of a Woman with Myocardial Infarction
Case 13. The Case of the Young Man with Symptomatic HIV/AIDS
Case 14. The Case of a Boy with Asthma
Case 15. The Case of a Man Presenting for Haemodialysis
Case 16. The Case of Cassius, a Febrile Toddler
Case 17. The Case of a Person with Impaired Mobility Following a Stroke
Case 18. The Case of a Man with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Case 19. The Case of a Family with Huntington’s disease
Case 20. The Case of a 53-Year-Old Man Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Case 21. The Cases Of (A) A Woman with Occupational Hyperstress, and (B) A Man with Occupational Hypo stress
Case 22. The Case Of A Man With Learning Disabilities Leaving A Long-Stay Hospital
Appendices
Appendix A Units Of Measurements
Appendix B Blood Values and Urinalysis
Appendix C Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots
Appendix D Symbols and Common Clinical Abbreviations

CRC Press; March 2009
738 pages; ISBN 9781444165289
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Title: Physiology and Anatomy for Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners
Author: John Clancy; Andrew McVicar
 
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