Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing: Human Responses to Illness

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Ada M. Lindsey, Claudia M. West
Saunders, 1993 - Medical - 609 pages
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This nursing text describes common clinical phenomena encountered by nurses across settings and populations. Each chapter presents knowledge related to physiological mechanisms, measurement, and management of these responses to illness. The chapters explore the concepts of skeletal muscle atrophy, nausea/vomiting, incontinence, dysrhythmias, and hypothermia. The authors synthesize current research and identify directions for future nursing study.

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The Conceptual Approach
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ALTERATIONS IN REGULATION
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Cardiac Dysrhythmias
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