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Bio-medical Physics for Nurses by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/10101   ISBN:9788180619908

Physics has lot of applications in Medicine and Biology particularly in Physiology, radiology, Cardiology, Neurology and Audiology, etc. Most of the equipments used in the above specialties are employing the principles of Physics and its applications. Nursing personnel is an important category in the health care industry next to physicians. They are supposed... [More]

Bio-medical Physics for Nurses
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Biophysics in Nursing by K Sharma Suresh (2011) Edition : 1/e
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/11441   ISBN:9789350251225

Human biological functions or health care practices have basis of principles of biophysics. Therefore, nurses involved in providing nursing care must understand the physical principles and their applications in health care practices. So that, nurses can assess, plan, implement and evaluate each care intervention more effectively and scientifically. This text... [More]

Biophysics in Nursing
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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]

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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 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]

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Chapter-03 Enzymes, Digestion and Absorption by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12310_3      

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]