Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives (4th Ed.)
Auteurs : Coad Jane, Pedley Kevin, Dunstall Melvyn
This is a new edition of a highly popular text which presents the fascinating field of reproductive anatomy and physiology in a style which is perfect for student midwives.
Presenting often complex information in an easy-to-understand manner, this useful volume builds up from the founding principles of human structure and function through to conception, embryological development and foetal growth, parturition and the transition to neonatal life. Fully updated throughout with the latest advances in the field, additional topics include sexual differentiation and behaviour, human genetics and genetic disorders, immunology, and maternal and infant nutrition.
Containing over 200 line artworks to support the text, each chapter comes with Learning Outcome boxes, CaseStudies, Key Points and Application to Practice boxes, all of which reinforce learning and help 'bring the subject to life'.
A well-established introduction to the science underpinning modern midwifery practice, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives 4th edition will be ideal for all students of midwifery, including anyone returning to practice.
List of abbreviations 1. Introduction to Physiology 2. The Reproductive and Urinary Systems 3. Endocrinology 4. Reproductive Cycles 5. Sexual Differentiation and Behaviour 6. Fertilisation 7. Overview of Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders 8. The Placenta 9. Embryo Development and Fetal Growth 10. Overview of Immunology 11. Physiological Adaptation to Pregnancy 12. Maternal Nutrition and Health 13. Physiology of Parturition 14. The Puerperium 15. The Transition to Neonatal Life 16. Lactation and Infant Nutrition Glossary Index
Melvyn Dunstall BSc Msc PGCEA RM RGN
Lecturer/Practitioner in Midwifery, Frimley Park Hospital; Supervisor of Midwives
Date de parution : 10-2019
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