Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

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Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses by JoAnn Zerwekh MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn MS, RN, Tom Gaglione MSN, RN

Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.

  • Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts.
  • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
  • Colored tabs make it easy to find topics.
  • Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
  • Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:
    • Serious/life-threatening implications in pink
    • Common clinical findings in blue
    • Important nursing implications in yellow
    • Patient teaching in green

    24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards:

    • HIV in Children and Infants
    • Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange
    • Pneumonia
    • Rh Factor
    • Insulin -- What Does It Do?
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)
    The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 96 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780323086097
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 09/05/2014
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 208
    Sales rank: 999,109
    File size: 10 MB

    About the Author

    Executive Director, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

    Executive Director, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX

    Nursing Faculty, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX

    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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