cover image - Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
ISBN: 9780702066672
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

by Jane Coad, BSc PhD PGCEA, Kevin Pedley, B.Sc.(Hons), D. Phil. and Melvyn Dunstall, BSc MSc PGCEA RM RGN
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ISBN: 9780702066672
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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    • Highly popular midwifery resource that explains the principles of reproductive A&P in an accessible and friendly manner
    • Learning Objectives at the start of each chapter help readers structure their study time
    • Case Studies ‘bring the subject to life’ and provide an opportunity to reflect on the implications for clinical practice
    • Acknowledges the importance of underlying research and integrates theory and practice
    • End of chapter Key Points and Application to Practice boxes further reinforce learning
    • Helps midwives deal with questions from increasingly informed ‘parents to be’
    • More than 200 illustrations help clarify sometimes complex anatomical, physiological and clinical information
  • 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, BSc PhD PGCEA, Associate Professor in Human Nutrition, Massey University, New Zealand; University of Surrey, UK, Kevin Pedley, B.Sc.(Hons), D. Phil., Associate Professor in Physiology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand and Melvyn Dunstall, BSc MSc PGCEA RM RGN, Lecturer/Practitioner in Midwifery, Frimley Park Hospital; Supervisor of Midwives; University of Surrey, UK
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