Introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of Children: A guide for students of nursing, child care and health

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-01-04
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This is an excellent introduction to normal, healthy physical development for professionals who specialize in working with children. The author, an experienced nursing teacher, guides the reader through the key changes in body systems and functions from birth through adolescence.

Author Biography

Janet MacGregor is Senior Lecturer in Nursing Science and Paediatrics at Christchurch College, Canterbury.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Child physical needsp. 1
The skeletal systemp. 17
The nervous systemp. 35
The cardiovascular systemp. 55
The respiratory systemp. 69
The renal systemp. 87
The digestive systemp. 103
The reproductive systemp. 121
The immune systemp. 135
Coordinating the systemsp. 151
Glossaryp. 169
Bibliographyp. 173
Indexp. 183
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