Physiology in Childbearing: with Anatomy and Related Biosciences, 4e-Original PDF

Physiology in Childbearing: with Anatomy and Related Biosciences, 4e-Original PDF


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By Jean Rankin BSc(Hons) MSc PhD PGCE RN RMRGN RSCN(Author)

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The new edition of Physiology in Childbearing with Anatomy and Related Biosciences continues to offer readers with a sound introduction to human biology as it relates to pregnancy and childbirth. The new edition retains the online question bank with downloadable image collection and is suitable for midwives – whether qualified or in training – throughout the world.

  • Straightforward writing style helps demystify a challenging subject area
  • Applies theory to practice to show how a knowledge of the biological sciences can enhance the care given to mothers and babies
  • Designed to facilitate early recognition of pathology to help prevent morbidity and mortality
  • Ideal introduction to basic biochemistry, cellular biology and genetics for those who have no prior knowledge of the subject areas
  • Chapters on embryology help explain the occurrence of neonatal pathology
  • A ‘body systems approach’ – including embryological development – enables an understanding of the physiological and pathophysiological changes that occur during pregnancy
  • Clear diagrams allow an understanding of the complex three-dimensional concepts seen in biology
  • Helpful pedagogy such as ‘Main Points’ boxes at the end of each chapter act as useful aide-memoires
  • Enhances the safety of mothers and babies, both in the developed world and those countries where the provision of adequate care remains limited
  • Revised contributor team provides an international perspective
  • Updated design presents shorter sections of information with concise summaries of ‘key points’ and easy to interpret figures and tables

Product Details

  • Paperback: 648 pages
  • Publisher: Elsevier; 4 edition (April 19, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0702061883
  • ISBN-13: 978-0702061882

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