Pathophysiology

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2002 - Medical - 273 pages
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Quick Look Nursing is a series that provides information from the nursing core curriculum in a very unique format that sets it apart from anything else available. Designed for nursing students in basic-first level degree programs as well as practicing nurses, these essential texts are helpful as course texts or supplements, aids for preparation for course examinations, and as tools to prepare for the NCLEX. These thorough books are organized into short chapters accompanied by comprehensive illustrations of the subject matter, allowing students to grasp a large amount of information quickly, maximizing their study time. Each book in the Quick Look Nursing series offers questions and explanations at the end of each section as a means for accurate and immediate self-assessment. Quick Look Nursing: Pathophysiology is designed to assist nursing students and practicing nurses with basic pathophysiology of common adult health problems likely to be encountered in either the inpatient or outpatient setting. Organized by a body system approach, each section begins with a brief review of anatomy and physiology and includes a listing of diagnostic measures pertinent to that system. With the Quick Look format, common health problems associated with a particular system are discussed and goals for managing them are provided. Chapters within each section focus on major adult health problems with an emphasis on epidemiology of illness, pathophysiological process occurring, and goals for managing the condition. A diagram, chart, or table accompanies each disease process discussed. Written by nurse educators, this exciting text highlights the areas nursing students must know to provide safe, effectivenursing care. The format and size of this text make it easy to bring into any clinical setting. Quick Look Nursing: Pathophysiology is designed to provide nursing students and practicing nurses with a convenient, portable reference tool.
 

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Contents

Immune Response
18
Infectious Microorganisms
24
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
31
Common Anemias
38
Part Ill Questions
45
Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System
76
Parathyroid
82
Questions
93
Dysrhythmias
142
Inflammatory Heart Disease
149
Vascular Disorders
156
Gastrointestinal System
164
Peptic Ulcer Disease
172
Hepatitis
199
Renal System
222
Orthopedics
246

Dyslipidemias and Atherosclerosis
129
Hypertension
135

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