Biological basis of child health
Nursing Children and Young People's 15-part anatomy and physiology CPD series examines the associated conditions children’s nurses will encounter in practice.
Each system of the body is considered and every article is accompanied by a CPD multiple-choice questionnaire to test your knowledge, that can be added to your revalidation portfolio as evidence of personal CPD.
Lead author Kate Davies, a senior lecturer and advanced nurse practitioner, put the series together with colleagues in practice and academia, and all the articles are evidence-based and peer-reviewed.
Why you should read this article: • To enhance your knowledge of the development of the...
Understanding childhood growth and development is crucial for children’s nurses
An overview of the development of the skeletal system before and after birth
Development of the respiratory system and conditions that can occur in infants and children
This article is the fourth in a series on the biological basis of child health
Cardiovascular system development during gestation and how congenital heart defects arise
The period from fertilisation to birth is crucial in the development of an individual
An introduction to cell biology and genetics for children’s nurses