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Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

  • Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323088546
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1840
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Preceded by Pathophysiology: the biologic basis for disease in adults and children / [edited by] Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether. 6th ed. c2010.

Study Guide for Pathophysiology

Study Guide for Pathophysiology

The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

  • Author: Kathryn L McCance, RN PhD,Sue E Huether, RN PhD
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323413048
  • Category:
  • Page: 325
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Learn, understand, and master pathophysiology! Corresponding to the chapters in Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 8th Edition, this study guide offers practical activities to help you review and remember basic pathophysiology. Interactive questions provide you with a working knowledge of disease etiology and disease processes - giving you practice applying what you've learned to clinical practice. Practice exams provide immediate feedback by helping you understand the rationale behind each answer. More than 1,200 questions cover all areas of pathophysiology. Over 40 case scenarios provide real-world examples of how pathophysiology is used in the clinical setting, helping you apply and integrate knowledge. Concise chapter summaries highlight need-to-know information and help you to quickly review content. Answer key found in the back of the study guide, allows you to check answers and evaluate your progress. NEW! More than 20 new illustrations appear in active learning activities to engage visual learners NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated information mirrors content from the 8th edition of the Pathophysiology textbook.

Understanding Pathophysiology - E-Book

Understanding Pathophysiology - E-Book

  • Author: Sue E. Huether,Kathryn L. McCance
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323370527
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1160
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Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout. Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important. Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease. More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases. Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth. Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression. Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases. Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more. Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts. Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters. Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content. Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease. Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context. Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference. Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology. Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.

Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology

The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

  • Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether,Clayton Parkinson
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323067506
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 364
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Master the content from your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th Edition, by Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether, this study guide offers practical activities to help you review and remember basic pathophysiology. Interactive questions make it easier to understand disease etiology and disease processes, and help you apply your knowledge to clinical practice. 43 case scenarios provide real-world examples showing how you can apply and integrate knowledge. Answer key may be found in the back of the study guide, allowing you to check your answers and evaluate your progress. UPDATED! More than 2,650 questions include question types such as: Match these Definitions, Choose the Correct Words, Complete these Sentences, Categorize these Clinical Examples, Explain the Pictures, Describe the Difference, Teach these People about Pathophysiology, and many more. NEW! An interactive format is used for all questions, helping you to understand and master the content - not just memorize the key facts. NEW! Teach these People about Pathophysiology questions challenge you to answer questions that patients might ask in real-life practice. NEW! Nearly 70 illustrations from McCance and Huether's Pathophysiology textbook are used in selected question types.

Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

  • Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether,Valentina L. Brashers
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780323099172
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1838
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This money saving package includes Pathophysiology Online for Pathophysiology (User Guide and Access Code) and the 6th edition of McCance: Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. Enhances and supplements the textbook with online activities showing processes and concepts using animation, sound, and more. Provides faculty with complete, professionally prepared, easy-to-use lessons ready for immediate use, saving valuable preparation time. Includes hundreds of engaging activities and exercises to challenge students to think critically about key aspects of pathophysiology while making learning entertaining. Includes over 80 specially created, narrated animations to help students visualize some of the most complex pathophysiologic processes. Incorporates over 850 high-quality figures to illustrate tough concepts and key clinical presentations of disease processes for all body systems. Features case studies throughout to encourage development of critical thinking skills and application of knowledge to real-world situations. Provides a pre-test for every major body system to help students test their knowledge of normal structure and function before alterations in function are introduced. Gives students immediate feedback on all activities and assessments throughout, reinforcing learning and encouraging subject mastery. Provides rationales for both correct and incorrect responses to help students not only know when an answer is correct or incorrect, but why. Provides a glossary to give students quick, easy access to definitions of new and unfamiliar terms. Provides carefully reviewed resources for core topics for further exploration, so students can focus on learning information, not searching for it. Includes a comprehensive exam for every module that can be used as a self-assessment tool to help students prepare for in-class exams or can be reserved by instructors as graded assessments. Supports diverse learning styles with activities and content that use both voice-overs, narrations, on-screen text, and visual cues. Provides faculty wit

Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing

An Integrative Approach

  • Author: Ann B. Hamric,Charlene M. Hanson,Mary Fran Tracy,Eileen T. O'Grady
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455739804
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 726
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Preceded by: Advanced practice nursing. 4th ed. c2009.

Pathophysiology Online

Pathophysiology Online

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults & Children

  • Author: Kathryn L. McCance,Sue E. Huether
  • Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780323187084
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: N.A
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Pathophysiology Online is a collection of over 20 online modules developed by learning experts to boost your understanding of the most important and challenging concepts in pathophysiology. Designed to complement the McCance Pathophysiology 7th edition textbook, this unique course uses animations, interactive activities, case studies, alogrithms, and more to enhance your comprehension of pathophysiology. Enhances and supplements the textbook with online activities showing processes and concepts using animation, sound, and more. Incorporates easy access to .PDF downloads of textbook pages for reading assignments. NEW! A reorganized module that covers the Biology of Cancer and Tumor Spread in a condensed, easier to follow format. Provides faculty with complete, professionally prepared, easy-to-use lessons ready for immediate use, saving valuable preparation time. Includes hundreds of engaging activities and exercises to challenge students to think critically about key aspects of pathophysiology while making learning entertaining. Includes over 80 specially created, narrated animations to help students visualize some of the most complex pathophysiologic processes. Incorporates over 850 high-quality figures to illustrate tough concepts and key clinical presentations of disease processes for all body systems. Features case studies throughout to encourage development of critical thinking skills and application of knowledge to real-world situations. Provides a pre-test for every major body system to help students test their knowledge of normal structure and function before alterations in function are introduced. Includes a comprehensive exam for every module that can be used as a self-assessment tool to help students prepare for in-class exams or can be reserved by instructors as graded assessments. Provides rationales for both correct and incorrect responses to help students not only know when an answer is correct or incorrect, but why. Gives students immediate feedback on all activities and assessments throughout, reinforcing learning and encouraging subject mastery. Provides a glossary to give students quick, easy access to definitions of new and unfamiliar terms. Provides carefully reviewed core topic resources, including websites, for further exploration, so students can focus on learning information, not searching for it. Supports diverse learning styles with activities and content that use both voice-overs, narrations, on-screen text, and visual cues.

Reading Research, Fifth Canadian Edition - E-Book

Reading Research, Fifth Canadian Edition - E-Book

A User-Friendly Guide for Health Professionals

  • Author: Barbara Davies,Jo Logan
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1771720204
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 96
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This practical beginner-level introduction to health sciences research is ideal for both students and health professionals. It assumes the reader has little or no experience with analyzing published research, and provides guidelines for reading and understanding research articles, as well as information about important elements of published research (e.g., research methods, common terminology, data analysis and results). The book also briefly discusses how research results can be used and applied to practice. Concise overview of health sciences-related research - a fast read for students looking to maximize study time Easy-to-read conversational style - simplified style encourages students Helpful, succinct tips - useful, practical advice for those who are new to the subject An accompanying website provides up-to-date links for relevant research projects and other research-related sites, and offers Reader's Companion Worksheets Expanded Chapters 2 and 3 now include more on mixed method research New information about systematic reviews including an example of how to read a forest plot Descriptive and interpretive phenomenology is explained. NEW: Includes brief discussion about using social media to find research NEW: Interactive forms on accompanying website

Pathophysiology - E-Book

Pathophysiology - E-Book

  • Author: Jacquelyn L. Banasik
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323510426
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1200
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Develop a strong understanding of pathophysiology. Pathophysiology, 6th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of diseases and disorders. Each section focuses on the major alterations in the homeostasis of the body systems in order to provide you with a unifying framework. Current scientific findings and relevant global research are integrated throughout the book, with chapters organized by body system, beginning with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology. Each chapter includes a discussion on the disease processes and abnormalities that may occur, with a focus on the pathophysiologic concepts involved. Written by leading educators, this text simplifies a rigorous subject with practical learning resources, an emphasis on critical thinking, and coverage of the latest scientific findings and relevant research. Plus, more than 1,000 updated, full color illustrations and photos throughout, give you a chance to visualize disease and disease processes and gain a clearer understanding of the material. Easy-to-read style is simplified by input from readability experts, and includes many tables, boxes, and figures to highlight key content. Student-friendly learning resources in the text include chapter outlines, bolded key terms, key questions, Key Points boxes, and chapter summaries. Pediatric and Geriatric Considerations boxes include brief analyses of age-related changes associated with specific body systems. A comprehensive glossary defines terms and includes audio pronunciations on the Evolve companion website. NEW! Global Health Care boxes inform you about global healthcare concerns such as HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Tropical Diseases and more. Includes prevalence, mechanism of disease and transmission. NEW! Over 1,000 illustrations help clarify complex pathophysiological concepts and make the book visually appealing NEW! Thorough chapter updates include the latest information on new treatment advances, 100 new figures for improved clarity, and much more throughout the text.

Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care

Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care

  • Author: Joyce E. Dains,Linda Ciofu Baumann,Pamela Scheibel
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323277284
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 528
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Take the ‘next step’ in health assessment! Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care, 5th Edition goes beyond basic history and physical examination to help you master the diagnostic reasoning process. You’ll develop this key skill by following assessment guidelines that focus on a specific complaint rather than beginning with a previously established diagnosis or disease entity. Written by advanced practice nursing experts Joyce Dains, Linda Baumann, and Pamela Scheibel, this edition includes new chapters on evidence-based preventive health screening and on heartburn and indigestion, along with a new full-color design. Master the differential diagnosis process outlined in this book, and you’ll be able to accurately diagnose the majority of patients seen in today’s primary care settings. A clear, consistent diagnostic reasoning process takes you to the next step of health assessment — beyond basic history and physical examination to diagnostic reasoning. Diagnostic Reasoning: Focused History sections use ‘self-questions’ to walk you through the thinking process involved in obtaining a pertinent, relevant, problem-specific history that will assist in differential diagnosis. Diagnostic Reasoning: Focused Physical Examination sections explain how to perform more advanced diagnostic techniques and interpret the findings. Key Questions guide you through assessment and toward an accurate diagnosis by listing questions to ask the patient, followed by explanations of what the patient's responses might signify. Laboratory and Diagnostic Studies sections outline the types of studies that might be appropriate based on the focused history and focused physical examination. Differential Diagnosis sections offer the most common diagnoses for each patient problem and summarize the history and physical examination findings, along with recommended laboratory and diagnostic studies. Differential Diagnosis tables provide a quick-reference summary of possible diagnoses for each patient problem. Evidence-Based Practice boxes — more than 30 are NEW — summarize the scientific evidence related to the diagnosis of patient problems. Alphabetical Table of Contents provides a convenient listing of common health problems. NEW Evidence-Based Preventive Health Screening chapter helps you screen for common asymptomatic conditions and promote wellness. NEW Heartburn and Indigestion chapter addresses this common condition and includes important differential diagnoses such as myocardial infarction and cancer of the esophagus. NEW! Separate chapters on limb pain divide the topic by lower extremities and upper extremities, offering more focused, easy-to-locate coverage. NEW! Information on screening for abuse and sexual assault helps in identifying patients who might need additional support or intervention. NEW! Updated information on psychiatric/mental health problems reflects the latest changes in practice as well as changes to the DSM. NEW! More than 20 NEW illustrations enhance content and a full-color design makes topics easier to find.

Nutrition for Health and Health Care

Nutrition for Health and Health Care

  • Author: Ellie Whitney,Linda DeBruyne,Kathryn Pinna,Sharon Rady Rolfes
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0538733578
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 880
  • View: 902
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Current, practical information in a real-world context for future nurses and health care professionals. NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE is a trusted text that demonstrates the important role of nutrition to future nurses and health care professionals in their future careers. The text begins by covering basic nutrition concepts and followed by clinical topics organized by organ systems, linking nutrition to different disease states, such as diabetes, renal disease, and liver disorders. Each chapter includes practical information, current research, and clinical practice guidelines for addressing nutrition concerns and incorporating nutrition into care plans. Use all of the valuable resources that accompany NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE to prepare and manage your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice

Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice

  • Author: Constance R. Uphold,Mary Virginia Graham
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780964615199
  • Category: Community health nursing
  • Page: 1002
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"Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice, 5th edition, is the fully revised and updated version of a book that has been serving primary care clinicians for more than twenty years. Using a traditional and easy-to-follow format, the book examines all of the common conditions encountered in primary care settings, while also addressing health promotion and disease prevention. For each topic, the essentials of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and corresponding treatment plans including prognosis and recommended follow-up schedules are sequentially organized. Also included are recommended web-based resources and references to more in-depth discussion of the various topics. As in previous editions, Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice aims for thoroughness in coverage and for concision in approach, a formula that helps clinicians to efficiently recognize and treat the myriad medical conditions that they face as primary-care providers."--Online book description.

Rheumatology E-Book

Rheumatology E-Book

  • Author: Marc C. Hochberg,Alan J. Silman,Josef S. Smolen,Michael E. Weinblatt,Michael H. Weisman,Ellen M Gravallese
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702073067
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1808
  • View: 1300
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the 7th Edition of Rheumatology remains a leading text in this fast-changing field, keeping you abreast of recent advances in medications, therapies, clinical trials, and much more. Dr. Mark Hochberg and his team of expert authors and editors cover everything you need to know -- from basic scientific principles to practical clinical management strategies, all in a user-friendly, accessible manner.

Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

  • Author: Karin C. VanMeter,Robert J. Hubert
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455754110
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 694
  • View: 2158
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A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, this text helps you learn essential concepts of major diseases and disorders and disease processes. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, Gould's Pathophysiology prepares you for the conditions encountered in clinical practice. It contains concise and readable approach includes the information you need without being overwhelming, even if you have a limited scientific background. The unique think about questions alert you to important points and help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Warning Signs boxes help you identify the pre-emptive signs of physiologic events such as strokes. Emergency Treatment boxes give step-by-step instructions to follow for emergencies such as shock, cardiac arrest, and pneumothorax. Apply Your Knowledge questions ask you to use what you've learned to predict What can go wrong with this structure or system? Ready References in the appendix provide a quick lookup for anatomic terms, conversion tables, abbreviations and acronyms, diagnostic studies and tests, and more.

Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families

Pediatric Nursing: Caring for Children and Their Families

  • Author: Nicki L. Potts,Barbara L Mandleco
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1435486722
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1376
  • View: 7681
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PEDIATRIC NURSING: CARING FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES, third edition, offers a dynamic and insightful guide to caring for pediatric clients. The authors embrace a holistic, family-centered approach to the care and nurturing of children in all states of health, exploring healthy growth and development milestones, as well as illness states and chronic conditions. All nursing care is framed within a family context, underscoring the importance of viewing children not just as individuals, but as members of a family. General nursing skills such as assessment, communication, and health promotion are presented within the pediatric framework to help nurses approach children and their families with an authentic, informed understanding of their conditions and needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Guide for Pathophysiology

Study Guide for Pathophysiology

  • Author: Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn,Jacquelyn L. Banasik,Lee Ellen Copstead
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455733121
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 292
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Study guide for Pathophysiology by Lee-Ellen Copstead and Jacquelyn Banasik.

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Health in the Balance

  • Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309133408
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 434
  • View: 2544
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Children's health has made tremendous strides over the past century. In general, life expectancy has increased by more than thirty years since 1900 and much of this improvement is due to the reduction of infant and early childhood mortality. Given this trajectory toward a healthier childhood, we begin the 21st-century with a shocking developmentâ€"an epidemic of obesity in children and youth. The increased number of obese children throughout the U.S. during the past 25 years has led policymakers to rank it as one of the most critical public health threats of the 21st-century. Preventing Childhood Obesity provides a broad-based examination of the nature, extent, and consequences of obesity in U.S. children and youth, including the social, environmental, medical, and dietary factors responsible for its increased prevalence. The book also offers a prevention-oriented action plan that identifies the most promising array of short-term and longer-term interventions, as well as recommendations for the roles and responsibilities of numerous stakeholders in various sectors of society to reduce its future occurrence. Preventing Childhood Obesity explores the underlying causes of this serious health problem and the actions needed to initiate, support, and sustain the societal and lifestyle changes that can reverse the trend among our children and youth.

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition

Knight's Forensic Pathology Fourth Edition

  • Author: Pekka Saukko,Bernard Knight
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1444165089
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 666
  • View: 1481
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The fourth edition of Knight's Forensic Pathology continues to be the definitive international resource for those in training and in practice, covering all aspects of the medico-legal autopsy, including the cause and time of death, interpretation of wounds and every other facet of the investigation of a fatality. The contents are intended to lead the pathologist – and in some countries, the non-pathologist – through the procedures needed in the examination of a body found under obscure, suspicious or even criminal circumstances. Although police procedures and the habits of pathologists may vary from country to country, the philosophy and techniques presented in this book offer a guide to good practices that can be modified according to local circumstances. In this new edition the text has been thoroughly updated and is complemented by the addition of over 200 new colour illustrations. It maintains the praised tradition of clarity and readability established since Prof. Bernard Knight’s first edition was published in 1991, with an emphasis on the practical application of knowledge and research findings and the avoidance of over-interpretation.

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

  • Author: Philip Lanzkowsky
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • ISBN: 9780123751553
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1058
  • View: 4788
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Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Offers a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one reference manual Easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Clear presentation by practicing clinicians, who are also academic researchers, of recent developments in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation, and biochemistry

Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology

Concepts of Altered Health States

  • Author: Carol Porth,Glenn Matfin
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781766166
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1688
  • View: 1901
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This is the Eighth Edition of the comprehensive and well-respected text and reference of pathophysiology. As a nurse-physiologist, Carol Porth uniquely emphasizes "concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders. This conceptual model integrates the developmental and preventative aspects of health. By taking this physiologic approach, the author ensures a comprehension of the whole of body function. By integrating all of the aspects of the human body into a total functional whole, the student can grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. This edition has a completely revamped art program and new displays that showcase pathophysiological processes though detailed visual representation. Other highlights include a greater international focus, expanded content on evidence-based practice and completely revised, updated chapters on genetics, disorders of white blood cells and lymphoid tissues, and innate and acquired immunity. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website include Weblinks, an NCLEX® tutorial, a Spanish-English audio glossary, monographs of 100 most commonly prescribed drugs, over 30 Concepts in Action animations, 5 Clinical Simulations, and dosage calculation quizzes. An Instructor's Resource DVD-ROM and online instructor resources are also available.