The authors argue that in order to provide the best patient care, it is necessary to understand the diverse areas of science that inform it. The book is written in a question-and-answer format and aims to show how science concepts relate to nursing and health care. It includes real-life examples that detail how relevant a good understanding of science is to everyday practice.
Who is it for? Pre and post-registration nursing students wishing to boost their knowledge of the scientific principles that inform the study of physiology.
Presentation - Bullet points, diagrams and summary tables of chapter contents.
Would you recommend it? Yes, for the reading list of an introductory life sciences unit.