Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual

Springhouse · ISBN 9781496321671
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Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins USA
Author(s) Springhouse
Edition 3
Published 21st May 2016
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Know the how and why of common conditions�and diagnose them accurately�with the newly updated Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition. Fully illustrated in the popular Made Incredibly Visual style, this essential guide offers easy-to-follow explanations for the causes and mechanisms of numerous common disorders, listing symptoms and indications for each. Use this as the perfect study guide for the NCLEX� or certification exam, to support class materials, and to absorb the pathophysiology principles every nurse needs to know. Absorb the expert wisdom and insights of this invaluable guide . . . - Walks you through the development stages of numerous diseases and disorders, illustrating their cellular process, symptoms, and effects on tissue and organs - Explains cell parts and their functions, as well as cell division, adaptation, injury, and stress and disease - Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on how to recognize common conditions - Supports accurate diagnosis and treatment - Common disorders for each major body system, such as: - Cardiovascular - Acute coronary syndromes, aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy - Respiratory - ARDS, asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer - Neurologic - Alzheimer�s, cerebral aneurysm, migraine headaches - Gastrointestinal - Cholecystitis, cirrhosis, Crohn�s disease - Musculoskeletal - Carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disk, osteoarthritis - Hematologic - Anemia, leukemia, sickle cell disease - Immune - AIDS, allergic rhinitis, rheumatoid arthritis - Endocrine - Adrenal hypofunction, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome - Renal - Acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, pyelonephritis - Integumentary - Acne, burns, pressure ulcers - Reproductive - Breast, cervical, ovarian, and prostate cancer - Special chapter features: - Vision Quest - End-of-chapter quizzes in the form of puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions, to help you retain vital information - Risky business - Risk factors to be aware of while treating each condition - How it happens - The physiological process that creates a particular condition - What to look for - A list of symptoms for each condition - Age-old story - Discusses how a condition develops and presents, according to the patient�s age - Memory board - Visual tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments
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