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Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology


Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology

An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students
Fundamentals 3. Aufl.

von: Ian Peate

34,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 13.07.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781119219484
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 624

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Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology continues to be an accessible and comprehensive introductory text to pathophysiology, written specifically for nursing and healthcare students to assist in the understanding of human anatomy, and the complex disease patterns that affect normal physiology. Thoroughly updated, and with full-colour illustrations throughout, this new edition incorporates additional learning features including reflective questions at the end of each chapter, investigation boxes, medication alerts, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, vital signs boxes relating to physiological measurements as well as inclusion of the National Early Warning Score. With emphasis placed on a multidisciplinary approach, Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology highlights the importance of contemporary, safe, and effective practice in an environment in which the delivery of care is constantly evolving.
List of contributors Dedication  Acknowledgements Preface  Chapter 1 Cell and body tissue physiology  Chapter 2 Cancer  Chapter 3 Inflammation, immune response and healing  Chapter 4 Shock  Chapter 5 The nervous system and associated disorders Chapter 6 The heart and associated disorders  Chapter 7 The vascular system and associated disorders  Chapter 8 The blood and associated disorders  Chapter 9 The renal system and associated disorders  Chapter 10 The respiratory system and associated disorders   Chapter 11 The gastrointestinal system and associated disorders  Chapter 12 Nutrition and associated disorders  Chapter 13 The endocrine system and associated disorders  Chapter 14 The reproductive systems and associated disorders  Chapter 15 Pain and pain management  Chapter 16 The musculoskeletal system and associated disorders  Chapter 17 Fluid and electrolyte balance and associated disorders  Chapter 18 The skin and associated disorders  Chapter 19 The ear, nose and throat, eyes and associated disorders  Appendix Reference values in venous serum (adults)  Index
Ian Peate OBE is Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Nursing, Visiting Professor of Nursing, St George's University of London and Kingston University London, and Head of School at the School of Health Studies, Gibraltar.
Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology continues to be an accessible and comprehensive introductory text to pathophysiology, written specifically for nursing and healthcare students to assist in the understanding of human anatomy, and the complex disease patterns that affect normal physiology. Thoroughly updated, and with full-colour illustrations throughout, this new edition incorporates additional learning features including reflective questions at the end of each chapter, investigation boxes, medication alerts, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, vital signs boxes relating to physiological measurements as well as inclusion of the National Early Warning Score. With emphasis placed on a multidisciplinary approach, Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology highlights the importance of contemporary, safe, and effective practice in an environment in which the delivery of care is constantly evolving. A companion website is available at www.wiley.com/go/fundamentalsofappliedpathophysiology3e featuring: Interactive multiple choice questions True/False exercises Word-searches Glossary flashcards Label the diagram activities Image bank Further reading and resources

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