Professional Guide to Pathophysiology

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Stressed and confused about pathophysiology? Time to develop your mastery! The newly updated Professional Guide to Diseases, 11th Edition, is the go-to comprehensive guide that explains more than 600 disorders across all body systems-from causes, symptoms, and diagnosis to treatment and special considerations. The ideal on-the-unit reference, certification exam review, or backup to classroom materials, this is the expert-at-your-side support that both new and experienced nurses cannot do without. -NEW content on both normal physiology and disease states -NEW updates on rare diseases -Easy-to-follow template that makes finding vital information quick and easy -Illustrations, algorithms, text boxes, and tables that help reinforce pathophysiological processes and anatomy, demonstrating and clarifying difficult concepts -Offers current top-level findings on: o Foundational knowledge-normal cellular physiology, followed by the pathologic deviations of disease o Cancer, infection, and fluid and electrolytes o Genetics-cellular/DNA components and functions, as well as tests, treatments, and care considerations for genetic abnormalities o Diseases particular to each body system-chapters organized by body system o Less common disorders -Disease entriesoffering the pathophysiologic foundations behind focused assessments, with causes, signs and symptoms, complications, diagnostic tests, treatment, and special considerations -Expert guidance and practical insights on providing effective care for routine conditions, plus information on bioterrorism agents, and complementary and alternative therapies -Additional content on more than 50 life-threatening disorders -Concise, detailed explanations of all major diseases that reinforce and clarify classroom teachings -Easy-to-read, easy-to-retain information that translates easily from student text to must-have professional reference, offering students and new nurses the self-assurance to offer high-level care -Chapter features emphasizing important concepts and differences among patient populations, for assessments and treatments: Elderly Tip, Pediatric Tip, Clinical Alert, Life-Threatening Disorder, and Confirming Diagnosis About the Clinical Editor Laura M. Willis, DNP, APRN-CNP, CMSRN, is a Family Nurse Practitioner at Mercy Health Physicians in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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