Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology Author Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn
ISBN-10 9780323293174
Year 2014-06-25
Pages 1216
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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A clear, comprehensive introduction to disease, Pathophysiology, 5th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of disorders. Units are organized by body system, and each begins with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology. A discussion then follows on the disease processes and abnormalities that may occur, with a focus on the pathophysiologic concepts involved. Written by leading educators Lee-Ellen Copstead and Jacquelyn Banasik, Pathophysiology simplifies a rigorous subject with practical learning resources and includes coverage of the latest scientific findings and relevant research 900 full-color illustrations clarify complex pathophysiological concepts. Easy-to-read style includes many tables, boxes, and figures to highlight and simplify content. Key Questions at the beginning of each chapter highlight key objectives and help you develop and use critical thinking skills. Key Points boxes focus on the most important information. Geriatric Considerations boxes analyze the age-related changes associated with a specific body system. A chapter summary gives you a quick wrap-up of the key content in each chapter. NEW! Pediatric Considerations boxes with accompanying flow charts describe conditions and changes specific to young children. NEW! Updated content includes the latest information on new treatment advances, the relationship between stress and inflammation to cardiovascular disease, and much more throughout the text. NEW! Global Health Considerations tables include information on HIV/AIDS and depression/anxiety in women.

Study Guide for Understanding Pathophysiology

Study Guide for Understanding Pathophysiology Author Sue E. Huether
ISBN-10 9780323293426
Year 2013-12-24
Pages 344
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Designed to be used in tandem with the Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition textbook, this study guide provides an in-depth review of the most important pathophysiology facts and information. Learning objectives, Memory Check! boxes, and practice examinations for each chapter hone your understanding and help you review key concepts from the text. This edition also features a greater variety in exercises and more case study questions for further analysis. Answers to the practice examinations and a discussion of each case study question can be found in the back of the study guide. Comprehensive coverage corresponds with the main text -- the bestselling pathophysiology text on the market. Learning objectives keep your focus on the essential information in the text. Memory Check! boxes help you remember key points from the text. Algorithms include flowcharts of diseases and disorders. Practice examinations provide immediate feedback on content learned. More than 35 case studies improve your critical thinking skills. Answers to case studies and practice examinations appear at the end of the book so you can receive immediate feedback. 1000+ questions offer complete coverage of all areas of pathophysiology. Updated content reflects the major updates in the main text, particularly in the units on mechanisms of self-defense, cellular proliferation, and the neurologic system. More case studies and a greater variety of exercises have been added to this edition to strengthen your understanding of textbook concepts.

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions E Book

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions   E  Book Author Karin C. VanMeter
ISBN-10 9780323292818
Year 2013-12-26
Pages 720
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, Gould’s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 5th Edition helps you learn essential concepts of major diseases/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. "Gould’s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions can easily be incorporated into a course as a prescribed book to students in the health care professions. The authors of this book are commended for their contribution to the literature on pathophysiology and its application to the health professions." Reviewed by: Dr Benita Olivier, University of the Witwatersrand, Date: Oct 14 Concise and readable approach includes the information you need without being overwhelming, even if you have a limited scientific background. 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. Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and defined within the text, covering the scientific terminology you need to know. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Learning objectives and bulleted chapter summaries help you focus on key concepts and information. NEW Defense/Protective Mechanisms section consolidates coverage of inflammation and healing, infection, and immunity. UPDATED chapters are reorganized with a building-block method that presents content in a more logical and systematic approach. UPDATED format for individual disorders includes 1) background, 2) pathophysiology, 3) etiology, 4) signs and symptoms, 5) diagnoses, 6) possible related complications/disorders, and 7) treatments/research. NEW! Pathophysiology of Body Systems chapters begin with a brief review of normal anatomy and physiology and show the interrelatedness and the interactions between systems. NEW authors bring a fresh and contemporary approach to the content while keeping true to the integrity of Barbara Gould’s original text.

Understanding Pathophysiology

Understanding Pathophysiology Author Sue E. Huether
ISBN-10 9780323078924
Year 2011-11-08
Pages 1184
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Learn the essential concepts of pathophysiology and stay up to date on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease with Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition. 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. Consistent presentation helps you 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 great depth. Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression. Risk Factor boxes alert you 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 your retention of important chapter concepts. Did You Understand? sections provide fast, efficient review of chapter content. Chapter outlines help you 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 you with the most difficult or important terminology. Companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more. NEW! Extensively updated content reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology. NEW! Hundreds of new and enhanced full-color illustrations clarify anatomy and physiologic concepts. NEW! 30 new animations on the companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of complex processes.

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease Author Leonard S. Lilly
ISBN-10 9781469816685
Year 2012-08-14
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.

Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology Author Lee Ellen Copstead
ISBN-10 1416055436
Year 2010
Pages 1362
Language en
Publisher Saunders
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With dynamic full-color illustrations and an easy-to-read writing style, Pathophysiology, 4th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, and treatment of disease. Each unit covers a specific body system and begins with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology to prepare you for disease processes and abnormalities discussions. Coverage of the latest developments in pathophysiology and a wealth of student-friendly learning resources will help you understand all of the major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic and infectious diseases. Highlighted Key Points focus you on the most important information. Key Terms bolded within the text help you identify and understand new and important terms. Key Questions for every chapter emphasize important concepts and develop critical thinking skills needed for practice. Additional content on the Companion CD and the companion Evolve website provide more opportunities for learning with case study worksheets, additional exercises, animations, and much more. Geriatric Considerations boxes discuss the age-related changes associated with each body system. Frontiers in Research essays introduce each unit with an informative commentary on the history of scientific investigation, the current understanding, and potential future breakthroughs. Revised content includes the most current information and research on RNA molecules in cell function, guidelines, heart failure, alzheimers, and more to keep you at the cutting-edge of pathophysiology. A new focus on general introductory principles and data measurement in clinical practice provides a solid beginning to pathophysiology study.

Understanding Pathophysiology With Access Code

Understanding Pathophysiology  With Access Code Author Sue E. Huether
ISBN-10 032309015X
Year 2012-01
Pages 1159
Language en
Publisher Mosby Incorporated
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This money-saving package includes Pathophysiology Online for Understanding Pathophysiology (User Guide and Access Code) and the 5th edition of Understanding Pathophysiology, 5e Textbook. Please note: A card with your access code is a component wrapped with the text.

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance

Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance Author Muralitharan Nair
ISBN-10 9781118746196
Year 2015-02-05
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Everything you need to know about Pathophysiology… at a Glance! From the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series, and from the authors of the successful Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology textbook comes the ideal revision guide for all the key diseases and conditions that nursing and healthcare students need to be aware of. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book is perfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who is looking for an overview of pathophysiology. Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance covers all the key diseases and disease processes affecting each body system, and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare course. Key features: Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they need Self-assessment questions provided for each chapter Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance is ideal for nursing and healthcare students as well as qualified practitioners, providing a comprehensive yet accessible overview of human pathophysiology.

Elsevier Adaptive Learning for Understanding Pathophysiology Access Card

Elsevier Adaptive Learning for Understanding Pathophysiology Access Card Author Sue E. Huether
ISBN-10 0323288413
Year 2014-04-30
Pages
Language en
Publisher Elsevier
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Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Understanding Pathophysiology, 5e, Elsevier Adaptive Learning combines the power of brain science with sophisticated, patented Cerego algorithms to help you learn faster and remember longer. It's fun; it's engaging; and it's constantly tracking your performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it's needed to ensure core information is transformed into lasting knowledge. An individual study schedule reduces cognitive workload and helps you become a more effective learner by automatically guiding the learning and review process. The mobile app offers a seamless learning experience between your smartphone and the web with your memory profile maintained and managed in the cloud. UNIQUE! Your memory strength is profiled at the course, chapter, and item level to identify personal learning and forgetting patterns. UNIQUE! Material is re-presented just before you would naturally forget it to counteract memory decay. A personalized learning pathway is established based on your learning profile, memory map, and time required to demonstrate information mastery. The comprehensive student dashboard allows you to view your personal learning progress.

Seldin and Giebisch s The Kidney

Seldin and Giebisch s The Kidney Author Robert J. Alpern
ISBN-10 9780123814630
Year 2012-12-31
Pages 3290
Language en
Publisher Academic Press
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A classic nephrology reference for over 25years, Seldin and Giebisch’s The Kidney, is the acknowledged authority on renal physiology and pathophysiology. In this 5th edition, such new and powerful disciplines as genetics and cell biology have been deployed to deepen and widen further the explanatory framework. Not only have previous chapters been extensively updated, but new chapters have been added to incorporate additional disciplines. Individual chapters, for example, now provide detailed treatment of the significance of cilia; the role of stem cells is now given special consideration. Finally, there has been a significant expansion of the section of pathophysiology, incorporating the newer findings of cell biology and genetics. If you research the development of normal renal function or the mechanisms underlying renal disease, Seldin and Giebisch’s The Kidney is your number one source for information. Offers the most comprehensive coverage on the market of fluid and electrolyte regulation and dysregulation in 85 completely revised chapters and 10 new chapters Includes 4sections, 62 chapters, devoted to regulation and disorders of acid-base homeostasis, and epithelial and nonepithelial transport regulation Includes foreword by Donald Seldin and Gerhard Giebisch, world renowned names in nephrology and editors of the previous three editions

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions E Book

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions   E  Book Author Barbara E. Gould
ISBN-10 9780323292405
Year 2014-04-11
Pages 736
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition helps you learn to identify disease processes and disorders. Authors Barbara Gould and Ruthanna Dyer continue the tradition of a text known for its readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, updated with the latest research and clinical advances. Unique Challenge, Think About, and Emergency Treatment features help in applying the material to real-life situations. No matter which area in the healthcare field you may enter, this book provides essential preparation for conditions encountered in clinical practice. Concise and readable approach includes the information students need without overwhelming them, even if they have a limited scientific background. Unique Challenge feature asks "What can go wrong with this structure or system?" as a way to help students facilitate progress by using previously learned knowledge. Unique Think About boxes help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Unique Emergency Treatment boxes list basic emergency measures; these can be modified to fit specific professions, established protocols, or practice settings. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Warning Signs boxes summarize conditions that may develop in patients. Diagnostic tests and treatments are included for each of the major disorders. Case studies in each chapter provide a basis for discussion or can be used as an assignment. Study questions offer a self-assessment on the material in each chapter. Ready References in the appendix provide a quick lookup for anatomic terms, conversion tables, abbreviations and acronyms, diagnostic studies and tests, and more. A companion Evolve website includes web links, learning activities, content updates, and more. New content on the causes and trends related to disease, new drugs, technology, and treatment. Coverage of obesity and its complications, including an in-depth discussion of metabolic syndrome. Multiple disorder syndromes in the aged client. DNA, genetics and the Human Genome Project with current research on protein pathways in health (proteomics) and the implications for drug treatment and disease causation. Coverage of autism. Updated content on the H1N1 virus and communicable diseases; HIV, cancer causation, and immunology; and substance abuse to reflect common practices in the use of illicit (street) drugs as well as abuse of prescription medications. Case studies revised to emphasize chronic diseases, prevention, and acute care, and to apply to a wider range of health professions. Appendices reorganized for improved reference and lookup.

Pathophysiology

Pathophysiology Author Kathryn L. McCance
ISBN-10 9780323088541
Year 2013-12-13
Pages 1840
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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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.