Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives E-Book
This is a new edition of a highly popular text which presents the fascinating field of reproductive anatomy and physiology in a style which is perfect for student midwives.
Presenting often complex information in an easy-to-understand manner, this useful volume builds up from the founding principles of human structure and function through to conception, embryological development and foetal growth, parturition and the transition to neonatal life. Fully updated throughout with the latest advances in the field, additional topics include sexual differentiation and behaviour, human genetics and genetic disorders, immunology, and maternal and infant nutrition.
Containing over 200 line artworks to support the text, each chapter comes with Learning Outcome boxes, Case Studies, Key Points and Application to Practice boxes, all of which reinforce learning and help ‘bring the subject to life’.
A well-established introduction to the science underpinning modern midwifery practice, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives 4th edition will be ideal for all students of midwifery, including anyone returning to practice.
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2 The Reproductive and Urinary Systems
4 Reproductive Cycles
5 Sexual Differentiation and Behaviour
7 Overview of Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders
8 The Placenta
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
9 Embryo Development and Fetal Growth
10 Overview of Immunology