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Author Coad, Jane.

Title Anatomy and physiology for midwives / by Jane Coad with Melvyn Dunstall ; foreword by Rona McCandlish
Edition Second edition
Published Edinburgh : ElsevierChurchill Livingstone, 2005

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Description xiv, 444 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents 1. Introduction to physiology -- 2. The reproductive and urinary systems -- 3. Endocrinology -- 4. Reproductive cycles -- 5. Sexual differentiation and behaviour -- 6. Fertilization -- 7. Overview of human genetics and genetic disorders -- 8. The placenta -- 9. Embryo development and fetal growth -- 10. Overview of immunology -- 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
Summary "Aimed directly at midwives, Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives Second Edition provides a thorough grounding in the structure and functions of the human body associated with childbearing, birth and postnatal care. This new edition has a fully revised section on how this knowledge can be applied to practice and includes cutting edge information on reproductive cycles and sexual differentiation and behaviour. Clear language and illustrations ensure complete understanding and effective learning." "This text will be invaluable to both practising midwives and midwifery students."--BOOK JACKET
Notes 'Elsevier Mosby' --cover
First edition 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Childbirth.
Human anatomy.
Human physiology.
Midwifery.
Pregnancy -- Physiological aspects.
Pregnancy -- Physiology.
Pregnancy.
Women -- Physiology.
Anatomy.
Embryology.
Genitalia, Female.
Obstetrics.
Physiology.
Pregnancy -- physiology.
Infant, Newborn -- physiology.
Midwifery.
Reproduction -- physiology.
Urogenital System -- anatomy & histology.
Labour, obstetric -- Physiology
Pregnancy -- physiology.
Reproduction -- physiology.
Urogenital System -- physiology.
Author Dunstall, Melvyn.
LC no. 00002863
ISBN 0443101302 (paperback)