Principles of Pathophysiology

Pearson Higher Education AU
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TAKING IT TO THE WARD! Principles of Pathophysiology has been specifically written for local nursing and Allied Health students with the aim of clearly integrating the science of Pathophysiology with clinical practice within Australia and New Zealand. Taking a systems approach to help facilitate stronger understanding, this new Australian text is the perfect learning resource for Nursing and Allied Health students.
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Pearson Higher Education AU
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Published on
Sep 20, 2012
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Pages
1217
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ISBN
9781442510456
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English
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Genres
Medical / General
Medical / Pathophysiology
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Make difficult pathophysiology concepts come to life! Filled with vibrant illustrations, simplified language, and detailed online content Understanding Pathophysiology, 7th Edition delivers the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan. This new edition is fully revised and includes coverage of rare diseases and epigenetics to you with a thorough understanding of conditions affecting the human body. Plus, with over 30 new 3D animations on the companion Evolve site, quick check boxes at the end of each chapter, and disease progression algorithms, this text helps you engage with the fundamental knowledge you need to succeed in nursing school and in practice.Student resources include animations, review questions, answers to the Quick Check boxes (featured in the text), chapter summary reviews, and case study with answers for select chapters.Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.Did You Know boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.Quick Check boxes tests your retention of important chapter concepts.Risk Factor boxes alert you to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.Summary Review sections provide fast, efficient review of chapter content.Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters.Consistent presentation helps you to better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.Glossary of approximately 1,000 terms familiarizes you with the most difficult or important terminology related to pathophysiology. NEW! Chapters on Alterations in Immunity and Obesity and Disorders of Nutrition feature the latest coverage of these hot topics. NEW! Additional coverage of rare diseases and epigenetics gives you a comprehensive understanding of conditions and cell growths that affect the human body.NEW! Streamlined content and illustrations ensures content is at an appropriate level for undergraduate students.NEW! More than 1000 illustrations in the text and 30+ new 3D animations on companion Evolve site bring difficult concepts to life for a new perspective on disease processes.
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.
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.
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