Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses / Edition 1

Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses / Edition 1

by JoAnn Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn, Tom Gaglione
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323037267

ISBN-13: 9780323037266

Pub. Date: 07/14/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Illustrated and in full color, this collection of spiral-bound cards covers important pathophysiology concepts using humor, cartoons, and mnemonics. These cards use a variety of learning techniques to encourage retention and understanding of pathophysiology, and are a useful aid for reviewing and studying throughout nursing school and for the NCLEX examination.

Overview

Illustrated and in full color, this collection of spiral-bound cards covers important pathophysiology concepts using humor, cartoons, and mnemonics. These cards use a variety of learning techniques to encourage retention and understanding of pathophysiology, and are a useful aid for reviewing and studying throughout nursing school and for the NCLEX examination. This study tool is convenient and easy to use, whether the reader wants to use it as a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.

  • Full-color illustrated mnemonics cover 96 key pathophysiology concepts.
  • Topics are listed alphabetically for quick reference.
  • Cards are spiral-bound at top with bulky, substantial paper for durability as well as portability.
  • Perforated pages allows for changing the format to flashcards for studying purposes.
  • Tabs include a different color for each topic for easy referral.
  • Concise What You Need to Know information highlights key information.
  • Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections outline important information: Serious/Life Threatening Implications are pink; Common Clinical Findings are blue; Important Nursing Implications are yellow; Patient Teaching information is green.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323037266
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/14/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
3.62(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Body's Self-Defense Normal Immune Response Characteristics of Immune Response Immunity Inflammation HIV in Children and Infants NEW! Cellular Proliferation Oncogenes Carcinogenesis Metastasis Pulmonary System Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract — Breathing vs. Gas Exchange NEW! Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems Dyspnea Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis Hypoxemia Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD Oxygen Toxicity Cor Pulmonale Pneumonia NEW! Cardiovascular System Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems Cardiac Output Atherosclerosis Hypertension Cardiac Ischemia Heart Failure Valvular Dysfunction Cardiac Conduction System Peripheral Arterial Disease Congenital Heart Defects Cardiac Tamponade Hypovolemic Shock Cardiogenic Shock Hematologic Common Hematologic Problems Blood Cells and Plasma Blood Cells ABO Blood Grouping Rh Factor NEW! Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production Endocrine System Negative Feedback Control of Hormones Factors That Influence Insulin Production Insulin — What Does It Do? NEW! Somogyi Effect Dawn Phenomenon Cushing's Syndrome Addison's Disease Aging and Endocrine System Function Musculoskeletal System Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes Types of Fractures Joint Movement Inflammatory Joint Disease Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities Joint Degeneration — Osteoarthritis Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function Sensory System Alterations in Ocular Movements — Visual Dysfunction Alterations in Visual Acuity Alterations in Refraction Normal Ear Hearing Loss Ear Infections Nervous System Problems in the Central Nervous System (CNS) Pain Blood-brain Barrier Cranial Nerves Brain Hemisphere Function Seizures CNS Trauma — Coupe and Contrecoup CNS Inflammation and Infection CNS Degenerative Diseases Neurogenic Shock Gastrointestinal System Intake and Output Gastrointestinal Bleeding Gastrointestinal Distention Fecal Characteristics Digestion and Absorption Malabsorption Elimination Obstructions in the Gastrointestinal System Hepatic and Biliary Systems Common Symptoms of Hepatic and Biliary Problems Bilirubin Metabolism Hepatitis Renal and Urologic System Alterations in Renal and Urinary Function Renal Function — Renin-Angiotensin Glomerular Filtration Glomerulonephritis Aging and Renal Function Erectile Dysfunction NEW! Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) NEW! Reproductive System Menstrual Alterations Disorders of the Penis and Scrotum Puberty Menstrual Cycle Infertility Menopause Sexually Transmitted Infections Integumentary System Primary Skin Lesions Secondary Skin Lesions Burn Wound Depth Aging and Skin Changes

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