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An Introductory Guide to Anatomy Physiology 5th Edition

Author : Louise Tucker
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This popular and trusted reference provides a solid introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. An essential resource for all those studying esthetics, cosmetology, and holistic therapies, as well as sports therapy, nursing and paramedicine, An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology is written in a straight-forward style and uses clear illustrations to support the text. Detailed, simple to use, and easy to understand, this is an invaluable reference for students and professionals alike.

An Introductory Guide to Anatomy and Physiology

Author : Louise Tucker
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The success of this book is based on its straightforward style and simple illustrations throughout. It explains complex subjects in an approachable and practical manner. Now for the first time, included with every copy is a CD ROM. On this you will find study aids for students including a complete audio version, animations, quizzes and sample questions. For lecturers we have added a lesson plan for each chapter, essay questions covering each of the sections, all the imagery from the book for them to use as they wish, and access to animations to add to their presentations. Supports ITEC, Edexcel, VTCT, City & Guilds, NVQ, CIDESCO and CIBTAC qualifications. Professionals teaching Beauty, Complementary Therapies, Sports Therapy or any course which involves anatomy and physiology will find it a powerful learning resource for their students.

An Introductory Guide to Massage

Author : Louise Tucker
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This is the latest revised edition of Louise Tucker's/EMS Publishing's 'Introductory Guide' series, and as with the recent Anatomy & Physiology and Reflexology titles the Massage book now comes with its very own CDROM. The CDROM has proved extremely popular with students and tutors alike and sets these textbooks apart from many others. As well as a 25 minute video of the full Massage routine, the new edition book and CDROM includes: A fully revised and updated content, in the same clear format as before; two new chapters on Hot Stone Massage and Baby Massage; new images and photography; CD ROM lesson plans and multiple choice essay questions for tutors; and CD ROM interactive games and quizzes to help students test their knowledge.

An Introductory Guide to Aromatherapy

Author : Louise Tucker
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Includes a history of aromatherapy along with information on the principles of plant identification, methods of extracting oils, and aromatherapy massage techniques.

Surgery

Author : Umut Sarpel
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The operating room can be an intimidating place for medical students. Preparing to scrub in on a case requires pulling together information from multiple sources on anatomy, pathology, physiology, yet none truly fit the needs of the surgical student. Surgery: An Introductory Guide for Medical Students 2nd Edition, written expressly for students, fills this void by providing an all-in-one reference in a unified, concise, and portable format. The operations covered represent the breadth of general surgery. Each chapter provides focused information on the pathophysiology relevant to the corresponding procedure. The main steps of each case are described, allowing the student to follow along and interact with the surgical team. A color diagram of the operative field from the vantage point of the surgeon accompanies every chapter. Radiologic imaging highlighting key findings are provided. The most common post-operative complications and their clinical presentation are also detailed. Each chapter concludes with a description of a classic patient case, a list of top questions likely to be posed to students, and an essential knowledge checklist. Written by Dr. Sarpel, a general surgery residency program director with multiple teaching awards, Surgery: An Introductory Guide for Medical Students 2nd Edition provides the critical content students need to succeed in their surgical clerkship.

Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Computers

Author : Ian Clark
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Numerous computer-based systems are increasingly being used to facilitate the management and delivery of health care. Doctors, like many others in occupations where computers are being introduced, often have insufficient knowledge of the technology on which these systems are based, and are unable to estimate the depth or scope of education required to participate in planning their implementation and use.

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

Author : Eldra Pearl Solomon
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Students learn best when they can relate what they are studying to familiar issues, problems, and experiences, and Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4th Edition does just that. With a clear and concise focus on anatomy and physiology, this new edition explains the normal structure of the human body and how it functions to maintain a state of balance and health - and covers need-to-know principles in an easy-to-understand manner. It focuses on how tissues, organs, and body systems work together to carry out activities such as maintaining body temperature, regulating blood pressure, learning, and responding to stress. Completely updated with a brand new art program, this engaging, user-friendly text clarifies concepts that are often difficult for various career-level health professions students to grasp through reading only. UNIQUE! Tools for Learning pedagogical approach ties together learning objectives, Quiz Yourself boxes, and chapter summaries to help summarize key material, identify important topics, and seamlessly test your comprehension as you work through the text. UNIQUE! Concept-statement headings and subheadings, clearly visible throughout the text, transform simple descriptions into key ideas that you should learn in each section of content. Need-to-know information includes only basic anatomy and physiology content to avoid causing confusion. Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter provide a brief synopsis of the chapter and act as a guide for you to prioritize topics. Learning objectives appear after main headings to help you concentrate on important information. Chapter summaries illustrate how the topics covered in each chapter support the learning objectives. Quiz Yourself boxes at the end of each major section reinforce information as it is learned, measure mastery of learning objectives, and test your knowledge and comprehension of key topics within the chapter. Glossary, including key terms, pronunciations, definitions, and chapter references, emphasizes and defines essential terminology. Key terms, presented with pronunciations in bold throughout the text, show you what terminology is critical to gaining a solid understanding of anatomy and physiology. Illustrated tables, with illustrations integrated into the rows and columns, bring tables to life and combine the functionality of succinct tabular material with the added visual benefit of illustrated concepts. A conversational style facilitates learning and ensures you are not intimidated. End-of-chapter quizzes consist of fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and new vocabulary matching exercises that let you evaluate your understanding of chapter content. You can find the answers on Evolve. Review questions, including labeling exercises, at the end of each chapter focus on important concepts and applications and allow you to relate structure to function. Study Guide, for sale separately, mirrors the text''s Table of Contents and includes study questions, labeling exercises, and crossword puzzles that provide you with a fun way to reinforce concepts learned in the text. Evolve site provides support and guidance for new instructors with minimal teaching experience - and facilitates student learning through a variety of interactive and supplemental resources. NEW! Audio chapter summaries on Evolve can be downloaded to your MP3 player, providing you with an easy, portable way to reinforce chapter concepts. NEW! Completely updated illustration program reinforces content and keeps the text fresh. NEW! Thoroughly updated content ensures material is accurate, current, and reflective of the latest research and topics related to anatomy and physiology. NEW! Key words with definitions and pronunciations, listed at the beginning of each chapter and in the Glossary, help reinforce your terminology comprehension. NEW! Matching vocabulary exercises added to chapter quizzes to help you identify important words and definitions. NEW! Answers to in-book questions on Evolve for instructors, instead of in the book, so instructors have the flexibility to provide or not provide answers to chapter quizzes and review questions from the book - and decide whether or not to use them for homework assignments.

Introductory Guide to Medical Training

Author : Manfred George Krukemeyer
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A primer of medicine which introduces medicine to 1st year med students and interested lay people alike. After a basic introduction on how to get started (what does it mean to study the art of healing), the book is structured in analogy to the study of medicine. It begins with anatomy, biochemistry, physiology etc., learns about imaging techniques, microbiology, anamnesis and examinaion, and finally about the clinical disciplines, from internal medicine to surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, neurology, etc.

Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Children

Author : Janet MacGregor
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Fully updated, this new edition provides an introduction to normal, healthy physical development for all professionals who specialise in working with children. The author, an experienced nurse teacher, guides the reader through the key changes in body systems and functions from embryo to birth through childhood and adolescence. Chapter 1 sets the scene for physical needs in child development, such as the need to be warm and safe. Chapters 2 to 9 cover the body systems: skeletal; nervous; cardiovascular; respiratory; renal; digestive; reproductive; and immune. The embryology and physiological function at birth is explored in each chapter before the text moves on through the many changes over the next decade to puberty and the arrival at adult functioning. A new final chapter provides a holistic account of children’s development, body and mind. Each chapter is illustrated with line drawings and tables, and ends with scenarios which illustrate how knowledge supports good practice in a real-life situation, and a quiz to consolidate learning. Concise and clearly written, this introductory text will be essential reading for all those working with children and families in the health and social care sector, enabling them to ensure children enjoy a safe and healthy childhood in line with Every Child Matters and new national service framework directives.

Introduction to Anatomy Physiology Teacher Guide

Author : Dr Tommy Mitchell
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Volume One, The Musculoskeletal System, opens with the building blocks of your body—the cells. Your body is built from many kinds of cells and tissues, and you will learn how they work. Even the bones and muscles that give you strength and speed depend on many types of cells. This book will: Show you the ins and outs of the bones in your skeleton and how they functionGive detail as to how your marvelous muscles move youProvide a detailed glossary in the back for quick reference! Throughout the book you will learn things to do to keep your body healthy. But in a fallen, cursed world things are bound to go wrong. We will look at what happens when disease or injury affects bones and muscles. Volume Two, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems. From the level of the cell to the organs themselves, we will examine these systems in depth. Here you will learn: The incredible design of the human heart and how it is really “two pumps in one!”How blood moves through an incredible network of arteries and veinsWhat “blood pressure” is and the marvelous systems that help regulate itHow the respiratory system allows us to get the “bad air out “ and the “good air in” Along the way, we will see what happens when things go wrong. We will also suggest things to do to keep the heart and lungs healthy. Although the world insists that our bodies are merely the result of time and chance, as you examine the human body closely, you will see that it cannot be an accident. It can only be the product of a Master Designer.

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

Author : Professor Ian Peate, OBE
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Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students is a succinct but complete overview of the structure and function of the human body, with clinical applications throughout. Designed specifically for nursing and healthcare students, the new edition of this best-selling textbook provides a user-friendly, straightforward, jargon-free introduction to the subject. Key features: Clinical considerations and scenarios throughout showing how the material can be applied to daily practice Featuring over 300 superb full colour illustrations Now includes a boxed feature throughout on medicines management; providing information concerning a variety of medicines used in the care and management of people that are related to the body system of the chapter The ‘Conditions’ feature within each chapter provides you with a list of disorders that are associated with the topics discussed, helping relate theory to practice Each chapter includes learning outcomes, test your knowledge, scenarios, activities and summaries. Includes a list of prefixes and suffixes, as well as normal values, and a glossary of terms Supported by enhanced online resources with fantastic extras for both lecturers and students, including an image bank, online glossary, flashcards, interactive multiple choice questions, examples of patient notes, and more This edition is now supported by an accompanying study guide to facilitate the learning and revision of the content within this book: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook: A Study Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Students.

The Illustrated Guide to Anatomy and Physiology

Author : David F. Mullins
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An Introduction to Medical Science

Author : N. Durkin
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This is a book for beginners. I have tried to write a text that not voice their complaints in precise anatomical, biochemical would be helpful to students of diverse backgrounds who are or physiolq,gical terms. It would be an unusual patient who starting basic science studies in preparation for work in one complains that something is wrong with his or her DNA of the many health fields. synthesis, that his or her systolic blood pressure is too low, or that his or her blood sugar concentration is too high. Still, for In some ways this is a conventional text. It clearly states, for instance, that most people have but one heart, two students, the basic sciences are essential not only for knowing kidneys and 12 pairs of cranial nerves. In some ways it is how the body functions in health, but also for understanding different from other texts. First, it begins with the basic the signs and symptoms of disease, the how and why of physics, chemistry and biology necessary for understanding laboratory tests and clinical procedures, and the logic of anatomy, biochemistry and physiology. Secondly, it tries to correct diagnosis and treatment 'of disease. Knowledge stress the relevance of these sciences to health, disease and precedes care. patient care.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Anatomy and Physiology

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An extensively illustrated introduction to human anatomy and physiology emphasizes the interconnection among the various systems, organs, and functions of the human body. Original.

Foundations Of Nursing An Integrated Approach

Author : Evans, Cliff
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Combines anatomy and physiology with principles of nursing practice to present an approach to patient care and the nurse's role. This title introduces the role of the nurse and the scope of practice (accountability, EBP, EBL etc). It then looks at each body system in turn.

EBOOK Foundations of Nursing An Integrated Approach

Author : Cliff Evans
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"This is an extremely well written book combining clinical problems and scenarios with appropriate patho-physiology and associated nursing care. Understanding the mechanisms of disease is essential to appropriate clinical interventions and this book makes physiology both relevant and applicable to clinical nursing." Dr. Ray Higginson, Senior Lecturer in Critical Care, University of Glamorgan. "This book successfully takes a biomedical approach to understanding nursing care, which provides a solid foundation of knowledge. The related activities integrated into the text to facilitate learning also help to place the theory into a real world environment." Anne Waugh, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, Napier University. "Whilst focusing on the Foundation of Nursing, this engaging and creatively written book illustrates the amazing diversity and complexity of nursing in the 21st Century. Its wide reaching content is presented in a variety of modes that facilitate reflection, critical thinking and foster practical application. As such this book provides nursing students with a comprehensive resource from which to develop the knowledge and evidence base expertise required to become a qualified nurse." Dawn Freshwater, Professor and Head of School, University of Leeds, Editor Journal Psychiatric mental health nursing "Anatomy and Physiology in Action - These are great, really useful. The explanations are simple, and easy to understand. The diagrams in the book that are anatomy and physiology related are again, clear and easy to understand... The learning objectives, give clear information as to the content of the chapter and what the student can expect to gain from reading the chapter.I would happily recommend this book (to) my fellow students... I would also be happy to recommend this book to any one considering starting their nurse training, and would be more than happy to recommend it to my personal tutor and suggest that it is added to the reading list." Joanne Starkes, 2nd year Nursing Student, Bournemouth University, UK "I think that these (scenarios) are useful because they make the information less theoretical by relating it to a person and following through their medical journey, making it easier to read than a block of more generalised text... I find this style of writing easy to follow as the sections are not too big and they are broken up with bullet points, pictures and information boxes... I would recommend this book to other students - particularly people like myself who struggle with big blocks of texts and books that assume you know everything." Claire McHugh, Student Nurse, Southampton University, UK "The large section on the nurse's role is fantastic as it will give anyone who is just starting out on the path to becoming a nurse a great insight into this very important role... I found the exercises and small quizzes throughout the book very useful and believe that they would be a good source for revision for students. I was particularly impressed with the inclusion of chapters on the learning disability, mental health and child branches as these are often left out of general nursing books." Vicky Bain, Nursing Student This comprehensive foundation textbook uniquely combines anatomy and physiology with nursing theory and professional issues to present a unified approach to patient care and the modern nurse's role. Using an array of pedagogy, the text applies theory to practice taking a student-friendly approach designed to help improve clinical effectiveness and successfully integrate your nursing knowledge. Key features include: With over 250 themed boxes, covering the application of theory into practice, essential A&P, professional reflection and evidence-based care, the text asks you to consider how to improve practices and procedures. Includes over 40 patient Scenarios such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute myocardial infarction, each identifying best practice for the most common clinical presentations. Multiple-choice quizzes at the end of each chapter assist learning, revision and development of professional portfolios. Includes a chapter on each of the different nursing branches to provide valuable insight into key areas of the nursing role. Chapters on first aid, pharmacology and drug calculations help instil confidence in these vital but notoriously difficult areas. This core text is essential reading for all student nurses on the journey to become fit to practice! Visit www.openup.co.uk/foundationsofnursing to access online learning resources to accompany Foundations of Nursing: an Integrated Approach. This includes PowerPoint slides, multiple-choice questions and video interviews with the author and a Patient Relations manager.

Introductory Guide to Cardiac CT Imaging

Author : Ragavendra R. Baliga
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This handbook offers residents, fellows, and practicing physicians an excellent introduction to cardiac CT imaging and CT angiography. It includes chapters on coronary CT angiography, CT angiography of the peripheral arteries, and cardiac CT from the perspective of the interventionalist, the electrophysiologist, and the cardiac surgeon. The book presents the latest information on the indications for and limitations of CT and covers the use of CT for specific conditions such as peripheral vascular disease and congenital heart disease. A chapter on how to set up a cardiac CT lab is also included. Appendices include details on the major device manufacturers.

An Introductory Guide to EC Competition Law and Practice

Author : Valentine Korah
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Using the Biological Literature

Author : Diane Schmidt
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The biological sciences cover a broad array of literature types, from younger fields like molecular biology with its reliance on recent journal articles, genomic databases, and protocol manuals to classic fields such as taxonomy with its scattered literature found in monographs and journals from the past three centuries. Using the Biological Literature: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition is an annotated guide to selected resources in the biological sciences, presenting a wide-ranging list of important sources. This completely revised edition contains numerous new resources and descriptions of all entries including textbooks. The guide emphasizes current materials in the English language and includes retrospective references for historical perspective and to provide access to the taxonomic literature. It covers both print and electronic resources including monographs, journals, databases, indexes and abstracting tools, websites, and associations—providing users with listings of authoritative informational resources of both classical and recently published works. With chapters devoted to each of the main fields in the basic biological sciences, this book offers a guide to the best and most up-to-date resources in biology. It is appropriate for anyone interested in searching the biological literature, from undergraduate students to faculty, researchers, and librarians. The guide includes a supplementary website dedicated to keeping URLs of electronic and web-based resources up to date, a popular feature continued from the third edition.

Introductory Physiology and Anatomy

Author : Robert E. Haupt
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