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Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

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ISBN-10: 0443101302

ISBN-13: 9780443101304

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Jane Coad, Rona McCandlish, Melvyn Dunstall

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Description:

This second edition provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery from first principles through to current research, utlising case studies for reflection. This is a comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.
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Book details

List price: $66.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.750

Jane Coad BSc PhD PGCEA Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Massey University, New Zealand

Melvyn Dunstall BSc Msc PGCEA RM RGN Lecturer/Practitioner in Midwifery, Frimley Park Hospital; Midwifery Visitor for NMC

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction to physiology
The reproductive and urinary systems
Endocrinology
Reproductive cycles
Sexual differentiation and behaviour
Fertilization
Overview of human genetics and genetic disorders
The placenta
Embryo development and fetal growth
Overview of immunology
Physiological adaptation to pregnancy
Maternal nutrition and health
Physiology of parturition
The puerperium
The transition to neonatal life
Lactation and infant nutrition
Glossary
Index