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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 Electricity and Magnetism by Thayalan Kuppusamy (2017) Edition : 2/e

This chapter aims to introduce the electricity and magnetism. The term “electric” is derived from the Greek word “electron”. Any solid rubbed with suitable materials will attract light objects, e.g. an ebonite rod rubbed with fur or a glass rod rubbed with silk will attract small pits of paper. Therefore, the agency which is responsible for this property is ... [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]

Chapter-03 Gravity by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e

This chapter explains about Kinetic theory of matter, Density, Specific gravity, the law of floatation, Hydrometer, Center of gravity, States of Equilibrium (stable, unstable, neutral), Equilibrium of the human body, Law of gravitation, Effects of gravity on human body and Applications of gravity in nursing. Density, Specific gravity, Hydrometer, Equilibrium... [More]

Chapter-04 Carbohydrates by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter deals with classification of carbohydrates, functions of carbohydrates and metabolism of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates play a vital role in our everyday life. Carbohydrates are an ideal source of energy for the body. Carbohydrates are the most abundant biomolecules found in living organisms. Carbohydrate is an organic compound that consists only ... [More]