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Chapter-01 Basic Concepts by Thayalan Kuppusamy (2017) Edition : 2/e

Physics is a science dealing with nature. It is concerned with the study of two concepts, matter and energy, and how they interact with each other. Matter is one, which occupies space and it is made up of molecules or atoms, e.g. copper, rubber, water and air. Matter exists in the form of solid, liquid, gas, liquid crystal and plasma state. Matter can be con... [More]

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Chapter-01 Introduction by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/10101_1      

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.

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Chapter-01 Introduction to Biochemistry and Cell by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12310_1      

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]

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Chapter-02 Atomic Structure and Electronics by Thayalan Kuppusamy (2017) Edition : 2/e

The smallest particle of an element is an atom, which forms the fundamental unit of matter. The atoms are very small and its diameter is of the order of 10–10 m. Every atom possesses a central core called a nucleus, which is positively charged. The diameter of the nucleus is of the order of 10-15 m. This chapter discusses the atom, which includes atomic numb... [More]

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Chapter-02 Motion by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/10101_2      

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]

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Chapter-02 Pressure in Fluids: Its Measurement and Implications by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11603_2      

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]

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Chapter-02 Water and Electrolytes by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12310_2      

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]