By Ian Peate, Muralitharan Nair
Anatomy and body structure for Nurses at a Glance is the correct spouse for research and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare scholars, from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series.
Combining wonderful illustrations with obtainable and informative textual content, this e-book covers all of the physique platforms and key techniques encountered from the beginning of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare programme, and is perfect for a person trying to find an outline of the human physique. offering a concise, visible evaluate of anatomy and body structure and the comparable organic sciences, this booklet can assist scholars enhance functional talents, allowing them to turn into worrying, type and compassionate nurses.
- Superbly illustrated, with complete color illustrations throughout
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- Includes entry to a significant other web site with self-assessment questions for every chapter
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Dense connective tissue, fibrous tissue (made up of closely packed collagen fibres with little matrix) is found in ligaments, periosteum, muscle fascia and tendons. Blood is a fluid connective tissue. Cartilage (firmer than other connective tissue) is found as hyaline cartilage on the ends of the bones that form joints, the costal cartilage attaching the ribs to the sternum, forming part of the trachea, larynx and bronchi. Bone cells (the osteocytes) are surrounded by a matrix of collagen fibres with added strength Â�provided by the calcium and phosphate.
The visceral motor division, also known as the autonomic nervous system, carries signals to glands, cardiac muscle and smooth muscle. It can be further subdivided into the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions (see Chapter 13). 31 Chapter 14 Peripheral nervous system The peripheral nervous system includes all the tissues that lie outside the CNS. These include cranial nerves, spinal cord, spinal nerves and autonomic system (see Chapter 13). There are two types of cells in the peripheral nervous system.
Anatomically, the hypothalamus is connected both to the sympathetic and the parasympathetic divisions. For example, stimulation of the sympathetic division increases the heart rate and the parasympathetic division reduces the heart rate. Autonomic reflexes Autonomic reflexes are responses that occur when nerve impulses pass through an autonomic reflex arc. These play an important part in regulating controlled conditions in the body, for example blood pressure regulation takes place by altering heart rate, force of ventricular contraction and vascular diameter.