Pathophysiology - E-Book: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, Edition 7

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With easy-to-read, in-depth descriptions of disease, disease etiology, and disease processes, Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th Edition helps you understand the most important and the most complex pathophysiology concepts. More than 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs make it easier to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function. This edition includes a NEW Epigenetics and Disease chapter along with additional What’s New boxes highlighting the latest advances in pathophysiology. Written by well-known educators Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this resource is the most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text available!
  • Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs
  • depict the clinical manifestations of disease and disease processes — more than in any other pathophysiology text.
  • A fully updated glossary includes 1,000 terms, and makes lookup easier by grouping together similar topics and terms.
  • Outstanding authors Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether have extensive backgrounds as researchers and instructors, and utilize expert contributors, consultants, and reviewers in developing this edition.
  • Chapter summary reviews provide concise synopses of the main points of each chapter.
  • Consistent presentation of diseases includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment.
  • Lifespan content includes ten separate pediatric chapters and special sections with aging and pediatrics content.
  • Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders make it easy to follow the sequential progression of disease processes.
  • Nutrition and Disease boxes explain the link between concepts of health promotion and disease.
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  • Updated content reflects advances in pathophysiology including tumor biology invasion and metastases, the epidemiology of cancer, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, thyroid and adrenal gland disorders, female reproductive disorders including benign breast diseases and breast cancer, and a separate chapter on male reproductive disorders and cancer.
  • NEW! Chapter on epigenetics and disease.
  • Additional What’s New boxes highlight the most current research and clinical development.
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About the author

Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD

Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD

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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Jun 8, 2015
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Pages
1840
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ISBN
9780323293754
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Nursing / General
Medical / Pathophysiology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout.Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important.Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth.Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts.Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters.Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content.Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease.Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology.Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.
Learn the essential concepts of pathophysiology and stay up to date on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease with Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, this easy-to-read text delivers the latest, most accurate information on the disease process across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge you need to move forward in your nursing education. Consistent presentation helps you better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in great depth.Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.Risk Factor boxes alert you to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.Quick Check boxes test your retention of important chapter concepts.Did You Understand? sections provide fast, efficient review of chapter content.Chapter outlines help you find specific information with ease.Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.Glossary of selected terms familiarizes you with the most difficult or important terminology.Companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more. NEW! Extensively updated content reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology.NEW! Hundreds of new and enhanced full-color illustrations clarify anatomy and physiologic concepts.NEW! 30 new animations on the companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of complex processes.
Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout.Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important.Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth.Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts.Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters.Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content.Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease.Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology.Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.
Designed to be used in tandem with the Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition textbook, this study guide provides an in-depth review of the most important pathophysiology facts and information. Learning objectives, Memory Check! boxes, and practice examinations for each chapter hone your understanding and help you review key concepts from the text. This edition also features a greater variety in exercises and more case study questions for further analysis. Answers to the practice examinations and a discussion of each case study question can be found in the back of the study guide.Comprehensive coverage corresponds with the main text -- the bestselling pathophysiology text on the market.Learning objectives keep your focus on the essential information in the text.Memory Check! boxes help you remember key points from the text. Algorithms include flowcharts of diseases and disorders.Practice examinations provide immediate feedback on content learned. More than 35 case studies improve your critical thinking skills. Answers to case studies and practice examinations appear at the end of the book so you can receive immediate feedback. 1000+ questions offer complete coverage of all areas of pathophysiology. Updated content reflects the major updates in the main text, particularly in the units on mechanisms of self-defense, cellular proliferation, and the neurologic system. More case studies and a greater variety of exercises have been added to this edition to strengthen your understanding of textbook concepts.
Well-known for its authoritative and comprehensive coverage, complete treatment of pediatric pathophysiology, and the most extensive illustration program in its field, this textbook features expert content on everything from the general principles of pathophysiology to detailed discussions of genetics and specific diseases. Chapters on alteration present the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment of each disease to help you learn to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function in adults and in children.Unparalleled coverage of disease processes makes this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available.

The largest full-color art program in the field illustrates the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes

Consistent presentations of each disease with pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment help you find the information you need quickly and easily.

Ten separate pediatric chapters cover the pathophysiologic effects on children.

Aging content is highlighted throughout the text.

An Introduction to Pathophysiology section at the beginning of the text provides a solid start to the basics of the study of disease.

Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders illustrate the disease process in an easy-to-understand format.

Nutrition and Disease boxes present evidence-based information on the relationship between health promotion through diet and disease.

Updated content on leukocytes in pain modulation, seizure disorders, brain injuries and disorders, acute encephalopathies, reproductive disorders, and much more keep you at the cutting edge of this constantly changing field.

What’s New? boxes highlight the most current research and findings to ensure you have the most up-to-date information.

New animations, review questions, Key Points, and an audio glossary have been added to the Evolve companion website to strengthen your understanding of key concepts.

Media Resources Lists encourage you to develop a study plan to master the important content in each chapter.

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.
Learn the essential concepts of pathophysiology and stay up to date on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease with Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, this easy-to-read text delivers the latest, most accurate information on the disease process across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge you need to move forward in your nursing education. Consistent presentation helps you better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in great depth.Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.Risk Factor boxes alert you to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.Quick Check boxes test your retention of important chapter concepts.Did You Understand? sections provide fast, efficient review of chapter content.Chapter outlines help you find specific information with ease.Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.Glossary of selected terms familiarizes you with the most difficult or important terminology.Companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more. NEW! Extensively updated content reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology.NEW! Hundreds of new and enhanced full-color illustrations clarify anatomy and physiologic concepts.NEW! 30 new animations on the companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of complex processes.
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