9781582554013

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

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  • ISBN13:

    9781582554013

  • ISBN10:

    1582554013

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/16/2005
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides up-to-the-minute, comprehensive information on pathophysiology in a practical, easy-to-understand, and entertaining manner. Chapters cover cancer, infection, immune disorders, genetics, and disorders of each body system, highlighting pathophysiologic processes, resulting signs and symptoms, diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. Reader-friendly features include illustrations, checklists, and full-color miniguides illustrating the pathophysiology of specific disorders.This edition has new full-color miniguides on cancer pathophysiology and neuropathology. A new Focus on Genetics feature identifies gene-related discoveries and their implications for treatment or diagnosis. Review questions and answers follow current NCLEX-RN(R) requirements and alternate-format questions are included.

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants vii
Foreword ix
Pathophysiology basics
1(14)
Cancer
15(30)
Incredibly Easy miniguide: Cancer
Infection
45(24)
Immune system
69(26)
Genetics
95(30)
Endocrine system
125(34)
Respiratory system
159(50)
Incredibly Easy miniguide: Respiratory disorders
Cardiovascular system
209(44)
Incredibly Easy miniguide: Cardiovascular disorders
Neurologic system
253(42)
Incredibly Easy miniguide: Neurologic disorders
Blood
295(26)
Digestive system
321(42)
Renal system
363(32)
Musculoskeletal system
395(31)
Practice makes perfect 426(20)
Less common disorders 446(9)
Glossary 455(5)
Selected references 460(1)
Index 461

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