Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy! 9781451146233
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Author(s): Lippincott 
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2012
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Edition: Fifth
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451146233
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One of the top-selling titles from the Incredibly Easy series, the fully updated 5th edition of Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy presents information vital to nurses and student nurses on the difficult topic of pathophysiology in an easy-to-learn, easy-to-remember approach -- as only Incredibly Easy titles can do!

 

This entertaining, practical, and informative reference reviews the basics of pathophysiology including an overview of the cell and its components, cell division, degeneration and aging, homeostasis, disease and illness. All content has been reviewed and updated to help you become a whiz on pathophysiology, diagnostic tests, signs and symptoms, treatments, and more . . .  Specific chapters address cancer, infection, immune disorders, and genetics and you’ll find less-common disorders highlighted in an extensive chart in the appendix

 

If you are still learning, Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy will help you master complex subjects in minutes with  special elements found throughout the text to make it easy to understand and remember key points and information, including:

 

• The "Battling illness" logo that highlights treatment options

• The "Now I get it" logo that illustrates difficult concepts

• A quick review "That's a wrap!" at the end of each chapter to reinforce what you’ve learned
            • The newest NCLEX-type alternate-format questions in the Practice Makes Perfect section

 

And if that’s not enough you can go online to the easiest website to use . . .  ever . . . where you’ll find valuable resources, including clinical art, study cards, memory joggers, and Pathophysiology animations

 

Written by nurses and for nurses, Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy, 5th edition, will help you conquer the toughest-to-learn topics in nursing!

Features

New Features
Addition of the newest NCLEX-type alternate-format questions in the Practice Makes Perfect section
All content reviewed and updated to include latest pathophysiology, diagnostic tests, and treatments
Coverage of additional diseases, including MRSA, VRE, Clostridium difficile infection, and Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
Increased number of student study cards
Pathophysiology animations on thePoint
 
Key Features
"Battling illness" logo that offers treatment options
"Now I get it" logo that illustrates difficult concepts
"That's a wrap!" provides a chapter summary at the end of each chapter for a quick review
"The genetic link" logo identifies new gene-related discoveries
Definitions of key terms and a back-of-book glossary
Less-common disorders highlighted in an extensive chart in the appendix
Memory joggers offer mnemonics and other aids to facilitate learning
Nurse Joy and her friends add humor to keep the reader entertained
Quick quizzes at the end of each chapter
Web site link to connect users to valuable resources, including clinical art, study cards, memory joggers, and Pathophysiology animations

About the Author(s)

Specs

  • Edition: Fifth
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781451146233
  • Trim Size: 7 x 9
  • Pages: 544
  • Pub Date: Apr 25, 2012
  • Weight: 2.0

Table of contents

1. Pathophysiology basics
2. Cadiovascular system
3. Respiratory system
4. Neurologic system
5. Gastrointestinal system
6. Musculoskeletal system
7. Endocrine system
8. Renal system
9. Hematologic system
10. Immune system
11. Infection
12. Cancer
13. Genetics

Appendices
Practice makes perfect
Less common disorders
Glossary
Selected references
Credits