This book is a comprehensive guide to developmental anatomy and physiology of children, related to the developing child from fetus up to adolescence. It takes a systematic approach and addresses all the body systems. As well as addressing normal growth and development it places pathology in perspective when related to developmental issues, such as congenital abnormalities.
- chapter outcomes and a chapter overview
- Clinical notes help link theory to practice and facilitate reflective practice
- Highly illustrated throughout
- Self-assessment exercises help understanding and aid revision
The child: a framework for development. Development of the integumentary system . The musculoskeletal system. Development of the control systems. Development of the cardiovascular system. Development of the respiratory system and respiration. The gastrointestinal tract. Development of the renal system . The reproductive tract. Development of the immune system and immunity. Development of the special senses. Dentition. Glossary. Index