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Chapter-01 Introduction by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e

This chapter reviews introduction about properties of matter, Systems of units, SI system, length, mass, time, Derived units (Area, velocity, density, Acceleration), Dimensions, Rules and Conventions in the use of symbols, Random errors and Instrumental errors. Length, Mass, Time, SI system, Random error, Instrumental error.

Chapter-01 Introduction to Biochemistry and Cell by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter tells about the importance of Biochemistry in nursing as nurses are the largest group in health care organizations who are directly involved in promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. Difference between Prokaryotic cell and Eukaryotic cell has been illustrated in tabular form, by highlighting there distinct features. This ch... [More]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11603_1      

The interaction between macromolecules, solutes, solvents, electrolytes and colloids in human body has been analysed in this chapter. The most important physical forces at work in living system include osmotic pressure, surface tension and viscosity. Any disturbance in the action of these forces inflicts illness that often comes to the attention of an astute... [More]

Chapter-02 Motion by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e

This chapter explains about Motion, Different kinds of motion (Translatory motion, Rotatory motion, Oscillatory, Random and Periodic motion), Acceleration, Scalar and Vector quantities, Newton’s laws of motion, Law of conservation of momentum, Acceleration due to gravity, Mass, Weight, Centripetal force, centrifugal force and Applications in nursing. Transla... [More]

Chapter-02 Pressure in Fluids: Its Measurement and Implications by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e

Pressure measurement has remained an important and feasible adjunct to clinical practice and scientists have sought better ways to measure it from desired points in the human body. Successful pressure monitoring has acquired an established role as it permits the accurate evaluation of the stage of the disease in heart, lung or other organ. This chapter is de... [More]

Chapter-02 Water and Electrolytes by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter describes the sources of water, its properties, types and functions of water in human body. Water and electrolytes are important component of human body, which play a central role in metabolic activities of an organism. Homeostasis of water and electrolyte in the body fluids is very essential to normal cellular functions. Water and electrolyte a... [More]

Chapter-03 Biomechanics of Muscle Contraction by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e

Muscle is the largest single tissue in human body, comprising more than 40% body mass in adults. The contraction of muscles is the most apparent and dramatic macroscopic signs of life and have therefore excited the imagination since the times of ancient. It is ironic that after using muscles day and night, for many thousands of years homo-sapiens still does ... [More]

Chapter-03 Enzymes, Digestion and Absorption by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter deals with enzymes, there characteristics, mechanism of action, factors affecting enzyme activity, specificity of enzymes, naming and classification of enzymes, their diagnostic applications and precautions while handling enzyme preparation. Enzymes are organic compounds produced in living organisms to speed up and regulate the rate of spontaneo... [More]