Essential Anatomy & Physiology in Maternity Care, 2nd Edition

By Linda Wylie, BA MN RGN RM RMT
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Anatomy and physiology presented in a clear and accessible manner for the midwifery student. Well illustrated with numerous line diagrams, ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY IN MATERNITY CARE takes a system-approach to the physiological changes that occur throughout the childbearing year. Varied case studies reflecting the latest research findings ensure that theory is firmly rooted in midwifery practice. This is an excellent first textbook for those students needing to understand the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and childbirth.

Key Features
  • An introductory text covering anatomy and physiology relevant to midwifery students
  • Simple, accessible language ensures complete understanding of complex theory
  • Case studies relate anatomy and physiology to midwifery practice
  • Covers physiological changes throughout the childbearing year

New to this Edition
  • Updated references
  • New case studies reflecting latest research findings
ISBN 9780443100413
Table of Content Preface; Acknowlegements; Part 1 - The human body through the childbearing year; Cells and tissues; The nervous system; The endocrine System; The special senses; The integumentary system; The cardiovascular system; The lymphatic system; The respiratory system; The musculoskeletal system; The digestive system; The renal system; Part 2 - Reproduction; The male reproductive system; The female reproductive system; Fertilisation, the embryo and the fetus; The pregnant uterus; The placenta, cord and fetal membranes; The fetus; The female pelvis; The female breast; Glossary
Author Information By Linda Wylie, BA MN RGN RM RMT, Associate Lecturer, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Pages 256
Publication Date 22-03-2005
Stock Status Please allow 2 - 3 weeks for delivery
Published Reviews "This book will provide the student midwife with a valuable resource for demystifying biological concepts and recognizing their relevance to midwifery practice. It will provide a firm foundation on which to build as they progress through the midwifery programme." Marion Simpson Med RM RGN, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Huddersfield
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