Bodyworks: Physics and Chemistry for Health Students (Pearson Original Edition) (4e) : 9781442558847

Bodyworks: Physics and Chemistry for Health Students (Pearson Original Edition) (4e)

Strube
 
Edition
 
4
ISBN
 
9781442558847
ISBN 10
 
1442558849
Published
 
05/12/2011
Published by
 
Pearson Custom Books
Pages
 
412
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$118.99
 
 
 
Description

For introductory science courses found in Nursing and Allied Health departments.  

Bodyworks: Physics and Chemistry for Health Students, 4th Edition delivers a clear introduction to science for a broad range of health science students, including nursing. With his clear and engaging writing style, Paul Strube ensures students understand even the most difficult scientific and mathematical concepts. The range of content and depth of treatment have been chosen to provide students with a clear overview of major concepts and their practical relevance. The text has a user-friendly, accessible style and its applied case study approach has proved popular with students keen to operate effectively in clinical settings.

Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1 THE METRIC SYSTEM AND MEASUREMENT
  • Chapter 2 ORGANISATION OF THE HUMAN BODY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION, HOMEOSTASIS AND TEMPERATURE CONTROL
  • Chapter 3 THE ORTHOPAEDICS WARD AND THE MUSCULAR/SKELETAL SYSTEM FORCE, MOVEMENT AND ENERGY IN THE HUMAN BODY
  • Chapter 4 THE GENERAL WARD AND CLIENT CARE: PART 1 ATOMS, MOLECULES AND CHEMICAL BONDS
  • Chapter 5 THE GENERAL WARD AND CLIENT CARE: PART 2 METABOLISM, ENZYMES AND CHEMICAL ENERGY
  • Chapter 6 THE RESPIRATORY WARD AND CLIENT CARE THE GAS LAWS, DIFFUSION OF GASES AND MOLECULAR TRANSPORT PROCESSES
  • Chapter 7 THE RENAL UNIT AND CLIENT CARE ACIDS, BASES AND SOLUTION CONCENTRATIONS
  • Chapter 8 THE CORONARY CARE UNIT: THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM TONICITY OF SOLUTIONS, BLOOD PRESSURE AND FLUID FLOW
  • Chapter 9 THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM IN THE BODY VOLTAGE, CURRENT, RESISTANCE, CONDUCTORS AND INSULATORS
  • Chapter 10 THE CLINICS PART 1: LIGHT AND SOUND PROPERTIES OF LIGHT AND SOUND, VISION AND HEARING, NOISE POLLUTION
  • Chapter 11 THE CLINICS PART 2: METABOLIC DISORDERS DNA AND RNA, PROTEIN SYNTHESIS AND METABOLIC DISORDERS
  • Chapter 12 THE ONCOLOGY WARD AND CLIENT CARE NUCLEAR RADIATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE BODY
  • Answers to End of Chapter Questions
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • The Periodic Table