Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives

Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives Edition 3

Editors: By Jane Coad, EIHMS, Jane Coad, EIHMS and Melvyn Dunstall, EIHMS
ISBN: 9780702051845
Publication Date : Jun 20, 2011
Page Count: 460
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
Description

Anatomy & Physiology for Midwives 3rd edition builds on the success of the first two editions with electronic ancillaries, more accessible, woman-centred language and strengthened links with good practice. The book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery, from first principles through to current research, utilizing case studies for reflection. A comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook that is an essential purchase for all students of midwifery.

About the Editor
By Jane Coad, EIHMS, Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Massey University, New Zealand; University of Surrey, UK; Jane Coad, EIHMS, Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition, Massey University, New Zealand; University of Surrey, UK and Melvyn Dunstall, EIHMS, Lecturer/Practitioner in Midwifery, Frimley Park Hospital; Midwifery Visitor for NMC; University of Surrey, UK
Table of Contents
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