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By Ian Peate, Muralitharan Nair

ISBN-10: 1118746317

ISBN-13: 9781118746318

Anatomy and body structure for Nurses at a Glance is the ideal significant other for research and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare scholars, from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series.

Combining outstanding illustrations with available and informative textual content, this booklet covers all of the physique platforms and key techniques encountered from the beginning of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare programme, and is perfect for an individual searching for an summary of the human physique. offering a concise, visible evaluation of anatomy and body structure and the comparable organic sciences, this booklet may help scholars increase useful talents, allowing them to turn into being concerned, sort and compassionate nurses.

  • Superbly illustrated, with complete color illustrations throughout
  • Breaks down advanced techniques in an available way
  • Written in particular for nursing and healthcare scholars with the entire details they need
  • Includes entry to a spouse web site with self-assessment questions for every chapter
  • Available in quite a number electronic codecs- ideal for ‘on the pass’ research and revision

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3 Limbic system Fourth ventricle Fornix Pons Cingulate gyrus Thalamus Medulla oblongata Folia Grey matter Amygdala Olfactory cortex Hypothalamus Mammillary body Hippocampus Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance, First Edition. Ian Peate and Muralitharan Nair. © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2015 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. com/nursing/anatomy Structures of the brain Cerebrum Cerebellum Diencephalon Limbic system The cerebrum, also known as the telencephalon, is the largest and most highly developed part of the human brain.

Blood from the pulmonary veins fills the left atrium. ) The SA node contracts again triggering the atria to contract. The left atrium empties its contents into the left ventricle. The mitral valve prevents the oxygenated blood from flowing back into the left atrium. Left and right bundle branches Second systole phase This is a segment of the network of specialised conducting fibres that transmits electrical impulses within the ventricles of the heart. Bundle branches are a continuation of the atrioventricular (AV) bundle, which extends from the upper part of the intraventricular septum.

1). There are two layers; an outer layer of white matter and in inner layer made up of grey matter, which surrounds a small central canal. The spinal cord is enclosed within the vertebral canal which forms a protective ring of bone around the cord. Other protective coverings include the spinal meninges, which are three layers of connective tissue coverings which extend around the spinal cord. The spinal meninges consist of pia matter (inner layer), arachnoid matter (middle layer) and dura matter (the outermost layer which consists of a dense, irregular connective tissue).

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