ISBN: 9780702063855
Page Count: 470
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Jane Coad, EIHMS and Melvyn Dunstall, EIHMS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702063855
Page Count: 470
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

  • 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
  • Jane Coad, EIHMS, Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Massey University, New Zealand; University of Surrey, UK and Melvyn Dunstall, EIHMS, Lecturer/Practitioner in Midwifery, Frimley Park Hospital; Midwifery Visitor for NMC; University of Surrey, UK
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