Real World Nursing Survival Guide Pathophysiology / Edition 1

Real World Nursing Survival Guide Pathophysiology / Edition 1

by Kathleen Jo Gutierrez, Phyllis Peterson, Phyllis Gayden Peterson, Kathleen Jo Gutierrez
     
 

REAL-WORLD NURSING SURVIVAL GUIDE: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY is a study and review aid for nursing students struggling with this especially difficult subject area. This guide offers a visual, interactive approach that clearly and engagingly explains topics such as a condition's at risk population, pathogenesis, causes, modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors, clinical

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REAL-WORLD NURSING SURVIVAL GUIDE: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY is a study and review aid for nursing students struggling with this especially difficult subject area. This guide offers a visual, interactive approach that clearly and engagingly explains topics such as a condition's at risk population, pathogenesis, causes, modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors, clinical manifestations, prognosis, and treatment modalities, as well as the nurse's responsibilities to educate the patient.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721690469
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Saunders Nursing Survival Guide Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO PATHOPHYSIOLOGY · U seful Terms and Concepts · IMMUNE SYSTEM · Hypersensitivity Reactions · Immunodeficiency Disorders · Autoimmune Disorders · NEUROLOGIC AND NEUROVASCULAR SYSTEM · Cerebrovascular DiseaseC · entral Nervous System Inflammation and Infection · Head Injury · Movement Disorders · Degenerative Neurological Disorders · HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM · Disturbances in Coagulation · Disorders of Erythropoiesis and Erythrocyte Function · ALTERATIONS IN BLOOD PRESSUREE AND LOW · Disorders of the Arterial Circulation · Disorders of the Venous Circulation · Hypertension · CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM · Disorders Resulting From · Structural Defects · Congenital Heart Defects · Pericardial Disease · Heart Disease · Heart Failure · Cardiac Dysrhythmias · RESPIRATORY DISORDERS · Restrictive Lung Diseases · Infectious Lung Diseases · Occupational Lung Diseases · Obstructive Respiratory Diseases · Pulmonary Malignancies · ENDOCRINE SYSTEM · Thyroid Disorders · Pituitary · Adrenal Insufficiency ·Diabetes · GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM · Diseases of the Esophagus ·Diseases of the Stomach · Pancreatitis · Diseases of the Intestines · Diseases of the Liver and Gallbladder · Malignancies of the Gastrointestinal Tract · GENITOURINARY AND RENAL SYSTEM · Infectious Diseases of the G.U. Tract · Obstructive Disorders of the G.U. Tract · Glomerular Disorders · Acute and Chronic Renal Failure · Hereditary Diseases of the G.U. Tract · Malignancies of the G.U. Tract · MALE AND FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM · Male Reproductive Diseases · Female Reproductive Diseases · Sexually Transmitted Diseases · MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM · Section A - Bone Disorders · ALTERED NUTRITIONAL STATES · Nutritional Disorders · SENSORY SYSTEM · Disorders of the Eye · Disorders of the Ear · Infectious Diseases of the Skin · Inflammatory Skin Disorders · Malignancies of the Skin · PAIN SYNDROME · NCLEX® Section

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