Principles of Anatomy and Physiology For Nursing and Healthcare Students in Australia, 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780730391944

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students in Australia, 1st Edition has been brought to life by a team of local authors to deliver truly relevant content.
Peate et al. deliver content that is regionally specific to Australia and its healthcare priorities, including Indigenous health. Local case studies reinforce the concept of ‘thinking like a nurse,’ enhancing your ability to apply clinical reasoning to patient care.
The eBook offers fresh digital learning tools such as videos by local academics, interactive exercises, and connective learning opportunities that assist in the learning process.


  • Clinical Reasoning Cycle case studies that focus on Australian health and nursing.
  • Interactive multimedia in the e-text (labelling, drag-and-drop, concept check questions) brings the learning to life and allowing for an interactive experience.
  • Video interviews with experienced professionals applying the science to a real-world scenario.
Ian Peate

Suzanne Evans

Amy Byrne (CQU)

Will Deasy (CQU)

Michele Dowlman (UTAS)

Pauline Gillan (QUT)

Siva Purushothuman

Dan Wadsworth (USC)

Chapter 1. Basic scientific principles of physiology

Chapter 2. Cells, cellular compartments, transport systems, fluid movement between compartments

Chapter 3. Genetics

Chapter 4. Tissue

Chapter 5. Embryology

Chapter 6. The muscular system

Chapter 7. The skeletal system

Chapter 8. The circulatory system

Chapter 9. The cardiac system

Chapter 10. The digestive system

Chapter 11. The renal system

Chapter 12. The respiratory system

Chapter 13. The reproductive systems

Chapter 14. The nervous system

Chapter 15. The senses

Chapter 16. The endocrine system

Chapter 17. The immune system

Chapter 18 The skin

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