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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 pink
--Common clinical findings in blue
--Important nursing implications in yellow
--Patient teaching in green
24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards:
--HIV in Children and Infants
--Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange
--Insulin -- What Does It Do?
--Benign 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.
Table of Contents
|Normal Immune Response|
|Characteristics of Immune Response|
|HIV in Children and Infants NEW!|
|Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange NEW!|
|Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange|
|Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems|
|Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis|
|Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD|
|Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems|
|Cardiac Conduction System|
|Peripheral Arterial Disease|
|Congenital Heart Defects|
|Common Hematologic Problems|
|Blood Cells and Plasma|
|ABO Blood Grouping|
|Rh Factor NEW!|
|Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor|
|Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production|
|Negative Feedback Control of Hormones|
|Factors That Influence Insulin Production|
|Insulin -- What Does It Do? NEW!|
|Aging and Endocrine System Function|
|Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes|
|Types of Fractures|
|Inflammatory Joint Disease|
|Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities|
|Joint Degeneration -- Osteoarthritis|
|Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function|
|Alterations in Ocular Movements -- Visual Dysfunction|
|Alterations in Visual Acuity|
|Alterations in Refraction|
|Problems in the Central Nervous System (CNS)|
|Brain Hemisphere Function|
|CNS Trauma -- Coupe and Contrecoup|
|CNS Inflammation and Infection|
|CNS Degenerative Diseases|
|Intake and Output|
|Digestion and Absorption|
|Obstructions in the Gastrointestinal System|
|Hepatic and Biliary Systems|
|Common Symptoms of Hepatic and Biliary Problems|
|Renal and Urologic System|
|Alterations in Renal and Urinary Function|
|Renal Function -- Renin-Angiotensin|
|Aging and Renal Function|
|Erectile Dysfunction NEW!|
|Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) NEW!|
|Disorders of the Penis and Scrotum|
|Sexually Transmitted Infections|
|Primary Skin Lesions|
|Secondary Skin Lesions|
|Burn Wound Depth|
|Aging and Skin Changes|
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