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Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance
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Main description:

The market–leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students, and newly qualified practitioners for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite–sized chapter is covered in a double–page spread with clear, easy–to–follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond.


Everything you need to know about pathophysiology at a Glance!


Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre–registration nursing and healthcare students, providing a clear and concise overview of a number of health–related conditions, their pathophysiological processes, and the effect they can have on a person.


Exploring a range of key diseases and conditions, each chapter in this book provides an overview of the related anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms, investigations, management and treatment. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book is perfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who is looking for an overview of pathophysiology.


Key features:



  • Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout

  • Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with a focus on the adult patient

  • Includes a list of normal values, prefixes and suffixes, and abbreviations

  • Provides access to a companion website with self–assessment for each chapter

  • Available in a range of digital formats– perfect for on the go study and revision


 


Companion Site


A companion website is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/pathophysiologyfeaturing multiple–choice questions and case studies 


Back cover:

The market–leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students, and newly qualified practitioners for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations. Each bite–sized chapter is covered in a double–page spread with clear, easy–to–follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond.


Everything you need to know about pathophysiology at a Glance!


Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre–registration nursing and healthcare students, providing a clear and concise overview of a number of health–related conditions, their pathophysiological processes, and the effect they can have on a person.


Exploring a range of key diseases and conditions, each chapter in this book provides an overview of the related anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms, investigations, management and treatment. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book is perfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who is looking for an overview of pathophysiology.


Key features:



  • Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout

  • Written specifically for nursing and healthcare students with a focus on the adult patient

  • Includes a list of normal values, prefixes and suffixes, and abbreviations

  • Provides access to a companion website with self–assessment for each chapter

  • Available in a range of digital formats– perfect for on the go study and revision


 


Companion Site


A companion website is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/pathophysiologyfeaturing multiple–choice questions and case studies 


Contents:

Preface viii


Abbreviations ix


Acknowledgements xi


How to use your revision guide xii


About the companion website xiii

Part 1 Pathophysiology 1


1 Key principles of pathophysiology 2


2 Cell injury, adaptation and death 4


3 Inflammation, tissue repair and regeneration 6


4 Cancer 8

Part 2 Shock 11


5 Cardiogenic shock 12


6 Anaphylactic shock 14


7 Hypovolaemic shock 16


8 Septicaemia 18

Part 3 Immunity 21


9 Human immunodeficiency virus 22


10 Non–Hodgkin lymphoma 24


11 Infectious mononucleosis 26

Part 4 The nervous system 29


12 Meningitis 30


13 Multiple sclerosis 32


14 Parkinson s disease 34


15 Cerebrovascular accident 36

Part 5 The blood 39


16 Anaemia 40


17 Deep vein thrombosis 42


18 Leukaemia 44


19 Thrombocytopenia 46

Part 6 The cardiovascular system 49


20 Heart failure 50


21 Myocardial infarction 52


22 Peripheral vascular disease 54


23 Angina 56

Part 7 The respiratory system 59


24 Asthma 60


25 Chronic bronchitis 62


26 Pulmonary embolism 64


27 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 66

Part 8 The gastrointestinal system 69


28 Peritonitis 70


29 Crohn s disease 72


30 Peptic ulcer 74


31 Ulcerative colitis 76


32 Bowel cancer 78


Part 9 The hepato–biliary system 81


33 Hepatitis 82


34 Cholecystitis 84


35 Pancreatitis 86


36 Liver cancer 88


Part 10 The urinary system 91


37 Renal failure 92


38 Pyelonephritis 94


39 Renal calculi 96


40 Bladder cancer 98

Part 11 The male reproductive system 101


41 Benign prostatic hyperplasia 102


42 Testicular torsion 104


43 Erectile dysfunction 106


44 Prostate cancer 108


45 Testicular cancer 110

Part 12 The female reproductive system 113


46 Cancer of the vulva 114


47 Menorrhagia 116


48 Breast cancer 118


49 Cervical cancer 120

Part 13 The endocrine system 123


50 Diabetes mellitus 124


51 Adrenal insufficiency 126


52 Cushing s syndrome 128


53 Hyperthyroidism 130

Part 14 The musculoskeletal system 133


54 Osteoarthritis 134


55 Osteoporosis 136


56 Osteomyelitis 138


57 Gout 140


58 Rheumatoid arthritis 142

Part 15 The skin 145


59 Atopic dermatitis 146


60 Psoriasis 148


61 Acne vulgaris 150


62 Malignant melanoma 152

Part 16 Ear, nose and throat 155


63 Otitis media 156


64 Ménière s disease 158


65 Pharyngitis 160


66 Rhinosinusitis 162


67 Epistaxis 164

Part 17 Vision 167


68 Cataracts 168


69 Glaucoma 170


70 Age–related macular degeneration 172


71 Conjunctivitis 174


Appendices 176


Appendix 1 Cross–references to chapters in Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance 176


Appendix 2 Normal values 178


Appendix 3 Prefixes and suffixes 180


Appendix 4 Glossary of terms 187


Further reading 189


Index 190


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118746059
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: April, 2015
Pages: 216
Dimensions: 216.00 x 277.00 x 10.56

Subcategories: Nursing, Pathology