This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations.
carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject
highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour
regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision
learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter
a glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology