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Effects of bedrest 2: gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous system

Knight, J., Nigam, Y. and Jones, Aled 2009. Effects of bedrest 2: gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous system. Nursing Times 105 (22) , pp. 24-27.

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Abstract

This article is the second in a series discussing the effects of long periods of bedrest on the body. It explores what happens to the gastrointestinal, endocrine and renal systems when a person is confined to bed. The effects on the reproductive and nervous systems are also covered. Part 1 examined the effects on the cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physiology, Bedrest, Immobility
Publisher: Nursing Times
ISSN: 0954-7762
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 02:54
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/13530

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