Pathophysiology

The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Author: Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD,Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323088546

Category: Medical

Page: 1840

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With easy-to-read, in-depth descriptions of disease, disease etiology, and disease processes, Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th Edition helps you understand the most important and the most complex pathophysiology concepts. More than 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs make it easier to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function. This edition includes a NEW Epigenetics and Disease chapter along with additional What's New boxes highlighting the latest advances in pathophysiology. Written by well-known educators Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this resource is the most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text available! Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs depict the clinical manifestations of disease and disease processes - more than in any other pathophysiology text. A fully updated glossary includes 1,000 terms, and makes lookup easier by grouping together similar topics and terms. Outstanding authors Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether have extensive backgrounds as researchers and instructors, and utilize expert contributors, consultants, and reviewers in developing this edition. Chapter summary reviews provide concise synopses of the main points of each chapter. Consistent presentation of diseases includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment. Lifespan content includes ten separate pediatric chapters and special sections with aging and pediatrics content. Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders make it easy to follow the sequential progression of disease processes. Nutrition and Disease boxes explain the link between concepts of health promotion and disease. EXTENSIVELY Updated content reflects advances in pathophysiology including tumor biology invasion and metastases, the epidemiology of cancer, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, thyroid and adrenal gland disorders, female reproductive disorders including benign breast diseases and breast cancer, and a separate chapter on male reproductive disorders and cancer. NEW! Chapter on epigenetics and disease. Additional What's New boxes highlight the most current research and clinical development.
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Principles of Pathophysiology

Author: Shane Bullock,Majella Hales

Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU

ISBN: 1442510455

Category: Medical

Page: 1217

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TAKING IT TO THE WARD! Principles of Pathophysiology has been specifically written for local nursing and Allied Health students with the aim of clearly integrating the science of Pathophysiology with clinical practice within Australia and New Zealand. Taking a systems approach to help facilitate stronger understanding, this new Australian text is the perfect learning resource for Nursing and Allied Health students.
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Advanced Medical Life Support

A Practical Approach to Adult Medical Emergencies

Author: Alice Dalton,Joseph J. Mistovich,Daniel J. Limmer

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 540

View: 4784

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Going above and beyond the new DOT curriculum, this book offers a high level–yet practical–approach to the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the full range of adult medical emergencies. Each well-illustrated chapter discusses realistic methods that a seasoned EMS practitioner would use–moving from assessment-based procedures with initial management of the threats, to field diagnosis and management of treatable underlying causes. Includes real-world case studies. Assumes a familiarity with anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, and an overall understanding of the nature of medical emergencies. Assessment of the Medical Patient. Airway Management, Ventilation, and Oxygenation Therapy. IV Access and Medication Administration. Hypoperfusion (Shock). Dyspnea. Chest Pain. Altered Mental Status. Acute Abdominal Pain. Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Seizures and Seizure Disorders. Syncope. Headache, Nausea, and Vomiting. Case Studies. For EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and others involved in emergency medical care.
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British Book News

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.
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Spanish for Health Care Professionals

Author: William C. Harvey

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 312

View: 6900

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"Fictionalized interviews teach you to deal with ... hospital procedures; includes a health-care bilingual dictionary plus pronunciation guide"--Page [1] of book cover.
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