Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Pathophysiology / Edition 1

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Overview

This full-color handbook clearly and succinctly explains the how and why behind disease processes and treatments and the most appropriate nursing care throughout the course of each disease. Information is presented in bulleted format, with over 100 full-color illustrations that show disease development and progression and numerous lists, tables, and flowcharts that highlight key facts. Recurring graphic icons include Focus In (illustrations showing detailed mechanisms behind disease development), Disease Block (flowcharts showing points where treatments halt disease progression), Life-Threatening Disorder, and Alert (possible complications, significant changes in clinical appearance, variations in incidence and pathophysiology, and age-related considerations).

This full-color handbook clearly and succinctly explains the how and why behind disease processes and treatments and the most appropriate nursing care throughout the course of each disease. Information is presented in bulleted format, with over 100 full-color illustrations that show disease development and progression and numerous lists, tables, and flowcharts that highlight key facts. Recurring graphic icons include Focus In (illustrations showing detailed mechanisms behind disease development), Disease Block (flowcharts showing points where treatments halt disease progression), Life-Threatening Disorder, and Alert (possible complications, significant changes in clinical appearance, variations in incidence and pathophysiology, and age-related considerations).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582556635
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Series: Lippincott Manual Handbook Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 687,253

Table of Contents

1 Cardiovascular system 1
2 Respiratory system 84
3 Nervous system 129
4 Gastrointestinal system 189
5 Renal system 228
6 Endocrine system 262
7 Hematologic system 289
8 Immune system 308
9 Sensory system 336
10 Integumentary system 351
11 Musculoskeletal system 370
12 Reproductive system 402
13 Cancer 417
14 Fluids and electrolytes 447
15 Genetics 481
16 Infection 501
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2007

    Great pathophysiology review book

    This is a great review book. Tells you everything about diseases. Especially great is that with most signs and symptoms the book tells you why that sign or symptom is happening. (Most review books just list them). Definately a keeper!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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