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Understanding Pathophysiology

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<p>Learn the essential concepts of pathophysiology and stay up to date on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease with <b>Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition.</b> Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, this easy-to-read text delivers the latest, most accurate information on the disease process across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge you need to move forward in your nursing education.</p> <br /> <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Consistent presentation</b> helps you better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations</b> vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Lifespan coverage</b> details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in great depth.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Algorithms</b> throughout the text clarify disease progression.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b><i>Risk Factor</i> boxes</b> alert you to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b><i>Health Alert</i> boxes</b> highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b><i>Quick Check</i> boxes</b> test your retention of important chapter concepts.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b><i>Did You Understand?</i> sections</b> provide fast, efficient review of chapter content.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Chapter outlines</b> help you find specific information with ease.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Chapter introductions</b> explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Key terms</b> are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Glossary of selected terms</b> familiarizes you with the most difficult or important terminology.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>Companion Evolve website</b> provides convenient online access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> </ul> <br /> <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>NEW! Extensively updated content</b> reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>NEW!</b> Hundreds of new and enhanced <b>full-color illustrations</b> clarify anatomy and physiologic concepts.</li> <li style="list-style: none"><br /></li> <li><b>NEW! 30 new animations</b> on the companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of complex processes.</li> </ul
Product Details

Author: Sue E. Huether MS PhD

Language: English

Edition: (Edition: 5)

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Mosby

Release Date: 2012-01-24

Pages: 1184

ISBN: 0323078915

ISBN13: 9780323078917