Nursing Key Topics Review: Pathophysiology E-Book

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Prepare for success in nursing school and on the NCLEX® exam with Nursing Key Topics Review: Pathophysiology. This quick review makes studying more efficient by focusing on the most critical, practical, and relevant information. In addition, a mobile web app with audio summaries lets you review while on the go! Concise summary tables, illustrations, and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Best of all, it’s easy for you to assess your understanding as you go along — since key pathophysiology content is immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales.
  • NEW! Emphasis on critical, practical, and relevant information
  • helps you study and learn pharmacology in the most time-efficient way possible.
  • NEW! NCLEX® exam-style review questions include answers and rationales, allowing you to assess your understanding and retention of the material.
  • NEW! Audio summaries on a mobile web app make it easy to review anytime, anywhere.
  • NEW! Content and format developed in response to student input ensures the presentation is as relevant as possible and conducive to workflow.
  • NEW! Bulleted lists let you see key content at a glance, allowing for quick comprehension.
  • NEW! Summary tables and illustrations make learning and review easier.
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Nov 14, 2018
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482
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ISBN
9780323609142
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English
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Medical / 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. The 10th edition of Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health Statescontinues a legacy of excellence by providing comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage designed to help grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. The book’s unique emphasis on “concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders, helps students grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States Tenth Edition Tommie L. Norris, DNS, RN Meet today’s clinical challenges with the trusted authority in pathophysiology Make the most of your pathophysiology course and master the knowledge to ensure clinical success. Trusted for more than 30 years and updated to reflect today’s nursing challenges, this engaging text makes complex concepts accessible and helps you easily and confidently grasp normal body function, the effects of disease on body systems, and the body’s ability to compensate and adapt. This edition also considers the many technological advances that allow healthcare providers to diagnose earlier and with more accuracy. Highlights of the Tenth Edition Approachable presentation builds understanding from basic to advanced concepts and defines key terms as you progress. “Chunked” content keeps you focused on the most critical information and helps you review salient points efficiently. Unit-Opening Case Studies, which are revisited in one or more chapters in the unit, bring pathophysiology to life and equip you for success in clinical practice. Approximately 1,000 vibrant illustrations clarify the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes. Understanding boxes break physiologic processes and phenomena into their sequential parts, providing insight into the many opportunities for disease to disrupt the processes. Key Points boxes and In Summary sections reduce the need for memorization and help you incorporate important points into broader conceptual units. NEW!Pediatric Considerations and Geriatric Considerations boxes in each chapter specify how the chapter content applies to these two special populations. NEW!Concept Mastery Alerts explain topics that students can find confusing. Review Exercises at the end of each chapter test your retention and identify areas for further study. References provide fast, efficient access to normal laboratory values in both conventional and SI units, as well as a comprehensive glossary. Narrated animations referenced by icons in the text and available online enhance your understanding of the most challenging and clinically relevant concepts.
Get the review and application tools you need to master difficult pathophysiology concepts! Designed to be used with the Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition textbook, this extensively revised study guide utilizes a wide variety of engaging chapter activities, including application-based case scenarios and thousands of interactive questions, to help you easily integrate and apply pathophysiology information to clinical practice. New features of this study guide edition include nearly 30 new case scenarios, Teach These People About Pathophysiology questions, active headings, and more images from the main text. As with previous editions, answers to all questions can be found in the back of the study guide.Close alignment with format of the main text enables users to go back and forth between the resources with ease. Answer key found in the back of the study guide offers one place for users to check answers and evaluate progress.NEW! Over 2,650 interactive questions in a variety of formats are used throughout the study guide to help users truly master and apply high-level pathophysiology content from the main text. A wide variety of engaging chapter activities reinforce the application of pathophysiology concepts through: matching definitions, choosing correct words, completing sentences, categorizing clinical examples, explaining pictures, describing differences, and teaching others about pathology.

NEW! Teach These People about Pathophysiology questions pose questions directly from the patient’s point of view.

NEW! 30+ case scenarios feature brief cases with short answer style questions to provide real-world examples of how content would be used in the clinical setting.NEW! Active headings carry more impact in breaking up question types with language such as "Match these Definitions" instead of "Matching" or "Respond to these Clinical Situations" instead of "Short Answer".NEW! Nearly 70 images from the main textbook are incorporated and used in "Explain the Pictures" and "Draw Your Answers" questions to help engage users with visual learning.
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 Pathophysiology, 4th Edition, is the go-to comprehensive guide that explains more than 400 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, and students at all levels of nursing study, cannot do without. Empower your pathophysiology knowledge with this foundational, irreplaceable reference: NEW content on both normal physiology and disease states Easy-to-follow, consistent template that makes finding vital information quick and easy — combines the best features of a disease reference with the best features of a full-color atlas Small keep-it-handy size that is ideal for on-the-spot reference Illustrations, algorithms, tables and text boxes such as Closer Look images and Prevention, Disease Block and Multisystem Disorder icons that clarify pathophysiological processes and anatomy, demonstrating difficult concepts Offers current top-level findings on: Foundational knowledge — normal cellular physiology, followed by the pathologic deviations of disease Cancer, infection, and fluid and electrolytes Genetics — cellular/DNA components and functions, as well as tests, treatments, and care considerations for genetic abnormalities Diseases and disorders particular to each body system — chapters organized by body system Less common disorders Disease entries thatoffer the pathophysiologic foundations and rationale behind focused assessments, offering causes, signs and symptoms, complications, diagnostic tests, treatment, and special considerations Chapter features that emphasize important concepts and differences among disorders and among patient populations, for accurate assessments and treatments: Genetic Link, Age Alert, Clinical Alert, Life-Threatening Disorder and Confirming Diagnosis Expert guidance and practical insights on providing effective care for both common and less common disorders Excellent reference for studies and research in pathology, pathophysiology, and physiology — helpful for creating nursing care plans Concise, detailed explanations of all major diseases — reinforces and clarifies 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
Completely revised and rebuilt to correspond to the latest Pharmacy Technician industry standards, Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition includes all the information on pharmacy practice, anatomy and physiology, math calculation, and pharmacology you need to prepare for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. This approachable text includes new chapters on Medication Safety and Error Prevention and Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient, along with new information on the latest pharmacy laws, HIPAA, USP 797, and much more. With its clear writing, expert insight, and engaging study tools, you will be able to develop a better understanding of the complex pharmaceutical content you need to pass the PTCB examination and succeed on the job.Comprehensive coverage of the most important subject areas taught in pharmacy technician programs provides comprehensive coverage of pharmacy practice, A&P, and pharmacology to prepare you for the PTCE and your future jobs. Technician Scenarios and Technician Scenario Check-up boxes highlight real-world examples.Comprehensive drug tables with pill images and label photos make learning drug information easier.Tech Notes and Tech Alerts offer practical references related to the chapter subject matter.Mini drug monographs provide the drug information you need for the drugs covered in the text.A&P content is included in the Body Systems section to help you build a foundation for how drugs work in the human body.Technician’s Corner boxes include critical thinking exercises applicable to the chapter content.Pharmacist’s Perspective boxes provide insights from the eye of the pharmacist.
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 pinkCommon clinical findings in blueImportant nursing implications in yellowPatient teaching in green

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

HIV in Children and InfantsUpper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas ExchangePneumoniaRh FactorInsulin -- What Does It Do?Erectile DysfunctionBenign 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.
Take your first step toward a successful career in medical coding with guidance from the most trusted name in coding education! The bestselling Buck’s Step-by-Step Medical Coding is a practical, easy-to-use resource that shows you exactly how to code using all current coding sets. Explanations of coding concepts are followed by practice exercises to reinforce understanding of the material. In addition to coverage of reimbursement, ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and inpatient coding, an Evolve website includes 30-day access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials. No other text so thoroughly covers all coding sets in one source!A step-by-step approach makes it easier to build your skills and remember the material.30-day trial access to TruCode® Encoder Essentials gives you experience with using an encoder (in addition to separate encoder practice exercises on the Evolve website).Learning Objective and glossary review questions are included at the end of each chapter.UNIQUE! Concrete "real-life" coding reports (cleared of any confidential information) simulate the reports you will encounter as a coder and help you apply coding principles to actual cases.Instructor-led assessments on the companion Evolve website provide additional assessment options in classroom settings (answers and rationales provided at the discretion of your instructor).UNIQUE! Four coding-question variations — covering both single-code questions and multiple-code questions and scenarios — develop your coding ability and critical thinking skills.Over 450 total illustrations help you understand the types of medical conditions and procedures being coded, along with examples taken directly from Elsevier's professional ICD-10 and HCPCS manuals.Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting boxes show the official guidelines wording for inpatient and outpatient coding alongside in-text explanations.UNIQUE! Coders’ Index in the back of the book makes it easy to quickly locate specific codes.Exercises, Quick Checks, and Toolbox features reinforce coding rules and concepts and emphasize key information.Valuable tips and advice are offered in features such as From the Trenches, Coding Shots, Stop!, Caution!, Check This Out, and CMS Rules.Sample electronic health record screenshots (located in Appendix D) show examples similar to the EHRs you will encounter in the workplace.NEW! Updated content includes the latest coding information available, promoting accurate coding and success on the job.NEW! Additional exercise questions covering the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
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