Anatomy and Physiology in Healthcare focuses on what healthcare
students need to know about the biological principles which underpin the
practice of healthcare.
All healthcare students have to study anatomy and physiology. They often find it a
challenging subject and struggle to see how the subject will link to their
This book is unique in that it integrates clinical cases with the essential biological facts to
provide all students with a thorough understanding of how anatomy and
physiology can be applied in healthcare.
using clinical cases throughout , the book helps the reader grasp the practical
relevance of anatomy and physiology to decision-making and care delivery.
clinical cases have been carefully selected to reflect common conditions
encountered in practice today, and the changing patterns of disease and
Clear high-quality full colour illustrations,
links to appropriate web-based content, and self-assessment material make this
the perfect, practical textbook for all healthcare students
"This textbook presents anatomy and physiology in a fun
and interactive way....It is divided into 14 chapters and the way the authors
have introduced the information gives it a modern twist. For example, instead
of titling a chapter 'The reproductive system', it is called 'From one
generation to the next'. .....What works particularly well is the way the
authors have used case studies that reflect the reality of the changing
patterns of health and disease....This book provides a good foundation in clinical
application and it seeks to link theory to practice." Nursing Standard 27 September 2017, volume 32 number 5