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Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of Children - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource


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
Carol Chamley, E.d.D. M.Ed.BA.RN(Adult). RSCN.ONC.RCNT.Cert.Ed.FE.RNT. Diploma in Nursing (London University) ENB N51 Paediatric Pain Management. Diploma in Group Management Skills (MSSM), Senior Lecturer, Children and Young Persons Nursing, Coventry University, UK, Pauline Carson, BA(Hons), MSc(Child Health), PGCE(HE), RGN, RSCN, Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK, Duncan Randall, BSc(Hons), CHN, PGCE, RGN, RSCN, RHV, RNT, Lecturer, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK and Winifred Mary Sandwell, BSc(Hons), DipNursing DNCert, RSCN, RGN, RCNT, Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Sciences, Coventry University, UK


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