Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Pathophysiology / Edition 1

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Series: Pathophysiology / Edition 1

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by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582556636

ISBN-13: 9781582556635

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

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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).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582556635
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Lippincott Manual Handbook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Cardiovascular system1
2Respiratory system84
3Nervous system129
4Gastrointestinal system189
5Renal system228
6Endocrine system262
7Hematologic system289
8Immune system308
9Sensory system336
10Integumentary system351
11Musculoskeletal system370
12Reproductive system402
13Cancer417
14Fluids and electrolytes447
15Genetics481
16Infection501

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