Designed to help paramedicine students excel at their academic requirements, Anatomy and Physiology for Paramedical Practice is a unique book in that it brings together anatomy and physiology in a way that is useful for future practice in the field.
Unlike other textbooks, anatomy and physiology are presented by body region, rather than system (chest rather than respiratory system) – the way that paramedics are likely to approach a patient when dealing with acute illness or trauma. It will help you understand how the body is organised, its underlying anatomical structure, in terms of gross anatomy, histology and/or cell biology, and then how anatomy and physiology are applied in clinical practice.
The underlying tenet of this book is that a sound anatomical knowledge underpins successful understanding of physiology and physiological processes. As such, it will be invaluable not only for undergraduate and postgraduate students in paramedicine/emergency medicine, but for many other healthcare professionals to brush up on their knowledge.
- Specifically designed to enable student paramedics to fully appreciate the human body and its functioning
- Guides the reader through different regions of the body in a logical and coherent way
- Covers anatomy first, followed by the physiology of the various structures
- Extensive cross referencing to other relevant regions to enable full understanding of these both individually and in connection to one another
- Clearly written text supported by relevant and informative illustrations
- Text boxes covering applied anatomy, clinical anatomy, applied physiology and clinical physiology
- Self-test multiple choice questions in each chapter
2 Thorax (Chest)
3 Vertebral Column (Back)
4 Head and Neck
5 Upper Limb
6 Abdomen, Pelvis and Perineum
7 Lower Limb
APPENDIX A Answers to Self-Test Questions