Concepts of Altered Health States

Author: Carol Porth,Mary Pat Kunert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781728812

Category: Nursing

Page: 1525

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Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Sixth Edition of this bestseller continues to offer an unparalleled presentation of the discipline of Pathophysiology Coverage is based on common health problems for all segments of the population, including the special needs of children and elderly persons. An abundance of learning tools--including in-text summaries, chapter outlines, learning objectives, key concept boxes, Internet addresses and extensive explanations--reinforce material and maximize learning potential. This full-color edition, now with seventy-five new illustrations as well as enhancements to existing illustrations, continues to provide visual appeal to facilitate the learning process. For more information, visit http: //connection.LWW.com/go/porth.
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Concepts of Altered Health States

Author: Carol Porth

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1582557241

Category: Medical

Page: 1256

View: 348

Porth Pathophysiology: understanding made easy, delivered however you need it. Porth's "Essentials of Pathophysiology" 3e delivers exceptional student understanding and comprehension of pathophysiology. An expanded, robust and flexible suite of supplements makes it easy for you to select the best course resources, so you can meet your students' changing needs. For both discrete and hybrid courses, the flexibility and power of Porth allows you to customize the amount of pathophysiology that you need for effective teaching and learning. Including a resource DVD with text!
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Author: Brian Kipp

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451192933

Category: Medical

Page: 416

View: 1914

Design as a comprehensive study aid to help students practice and retain the knowledge gained from the textbook, and to give students a basis for applying it in practice. Study Guide for Porths Essentials of Pathophysiology, 4th edition, has been thoroughly revised and presents a variety of exercises, including case studies and practice NCLEX-style questions, to reinforce textbook content and enhance learning.
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Author: Carol M. Porth

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781469894805

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Lippincott CoursePoint is a fully integrated digital curriculum solution for nursing education. CoursePoint provides a completely integrated and adaptive experience, all geared to help students understand, retain, and apply their course knowledge and be prepared for practice. CoursePoint is structured in the way that students study, providing them the content exactly where and when they need it for a more effective learning experience. The powerful integration of adaptive learning, powered by prepU, with the premium digital course content provides a personalized learning experience that drives students to immediate remediation in their course content and allowing instructors and students assess their progress in real-time. The digital textbook is downloadable, so students will have perpetual access to this content. 978-1-4698-9480-5 - Lippincott CoursePoint for Porth's Essentials of Pathophysiology, 4e, includes integrated access to the ebook and adaptive learning, powered by prepU.
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Concepts of Altered Health States

Author: Carol Mattson Porth, RN Ph.D.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781496311689

Category: Medical

Page: 1222

View: 4978

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Author: Sue E. Huether,Kathryn L. McCance

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370527

Category: Medical

Page: 1160

View: 2341

Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout. Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important. Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease. More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases. Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth. Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression. Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases. Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more. Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts. Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters. Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content. Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease. Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context. Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference. Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology. Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.
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An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Author: Ian Peate

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119219493

Category: Medical

Page: 624

View: 495

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.
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concepts of altered health states

Author: Christine A. Cannon,Carol Porth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781715263

Category: Medical

Page: 292

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Author: David Schlossberg

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 1555815138

Category: Medical

Page: 654

View: 7725

The most popular reference among physicians for understanding and treating tuberculosis. • Presents the current science and tools available in the fight against tuberculosis, including drug-resistant forms, from international experts. • Features the latest preventive strategies, including vaccine development and explores the effect of tuberculosis on organ systems and value of surgery. • Examines present-day epidemiologic and public health issues, including airline-associated infection, tuberculosis in the developing world, and the role of the World Health Organization and departments of public health.
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Author: Thomas Bartlett,Keith Jeffery

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521629898

Category: History

Page: 565

View: 4925

This fully-illustrated collaborative volume deals with all aspects of Irish military history, but especially the relationship between armies and soldiers in Ireland with Irish society in general. It covers Irish soldiers, armies and battles in eighteen clearly-organized chronological chapters, ranging from the middle of the first millennium AD to modern times. As a whole it brings a new and exciting dimension to Irish military history, that has concentrated hitherto on battles and tactics. The text is illustrated throughout by over 120 pictures and maps.
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Author: David Moreau

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582554013

Category: Medical

Page: 469

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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® requirements and alternate-format questions are included.
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Author: Honorio Benzon,Srinivasa N. Raja,Scott M Fishman,Spencer S Liu,Steven P Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323445411

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Accessible, concise, and clinically focused, Essentials of Pain Medicine, 4th Edition, by Drs. Honorio T. Benzon, Srinivasa N. Raja, Scott M. Fishman, Spencer S. Liu, and Steven P. Cohen, presents a complete, full-color overview of today’s theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. It provides practical guidance on the full range of today’s pharmacologic, interventional, neuromodulative, physiotherapeutic, and psychological management options for the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons in pain. Covers all you need to know to stay up to date in practice and excel at examinations – everything from basic considerations through local anesthetics, nerve block techniques, acupuncture, cancer pain, and much more. Uses a practical, quick-reference format with short, easy-to-read chapters. Presents the management of pain for every setting where it is practiced, including the emergency room, the critical care unit, and the pain clinic. Features hundreds of diagrams, illustrations, summary charts and tables that clarify key information and injection techniques – now in full color for the first time. Includes the latest best management techniques, including joint injections, ultrasound-guided therapies, and new pharmacologic agents (such as topical analgesics). Discusses recent global developments regarding opioid induced hyperalgesia, addiction and substance abuse, neuromodulation and pain management, and identification of specific targets for molecular pain.
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Author: Gail B. Ladwig,Betty J. Ackley,Mary Beth Flynn Makic

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323390277

Category: Medical

Page: 904

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Updated and easy-to-use, Mosby’s Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 5th Edition is ideal for use in clinicals, in class, and at the bedside! This pocket-sized reference book is a condensed version Ackley’s Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 11th Edition that helps you diagnose and formulate care plans with confidence and ease. It includes the 2015-17 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses based on more than 1,300 specific symptoms and a step-by-step guide to creating care plans, featuring desired outcomes, interventions, and patient teaching. Plus, alphabetic thumb tabs allow for quick and easy access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses. UNIQUE! 2015-2017 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses Alphabetical thumb tabs Pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, safety, and client/family teaching and discharge planning interventions Pocketsize portability Nursing Diagnoses Index UNIQUE! Includes the 2015-2017 NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses UNIQUE! Includes care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis, with pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, safety, and client/family teaching and discharge planning interventions Alphabetical thumb tabs provide quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses Pocketsize portability makes this book easy to carry and use in clinicals, in class, or at the bedside. Nursing Diagnoses Index on the inside front and back cover
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Author: Barbara E. Gould,Ruthanna Dyer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292402

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition helps you learn to identify disease processes and disorders. Authors Barbara Gould and Ruthanna Dyer continue the tradition of a text known for its readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, updated with the latest research and clinical advances. Unique Challenge, Think About, and Emergency Treatment features help in applying the material to real-life situations. No matter which area in the healthcare field you may enter, this book provides essential preparation for conditions encountered in clinical practice. Concise and readable approach includes the information students need without overwhelming them, even if they have a limited scientific background. Unique Challenge feature asks "What can go wrong with this structure or system?" as a way to help students facilitate progress by using previously learned knowledge. Unique Think About boxes help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Unique Emergency Treatment boxes list basic emergency measures; these can be modified to fit specific professions, established protocols, or practice settings. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Warning Signs boxes summarize conditions that may develop in patients. Diagnostic tests and treatments are included for each of the major disorders. Case studies in each chapter provide a basis for discussion or can be used as an assignment. Study questions offer a self-assessment on the material in each chapter. Ready References in the appendix provide a quick lookup for anatomic terms, conversion tables, abbreviations and acronyms, diagnostic studies and tests, and more. A companion Evolve website includes web links, learning activities, content updates, and more. New content on the causes and trends related to disease, new drugs, technology, and treatment. Coverage of obesity and its complications, including an in-depth discussion of metabolic syndrome. Multiple disorder syndromes in the aged client. DNA, genetics and the Human Genome Project with current research on protein pathways in health (proteomics) and the implications for drug treatment and disease causation. Coverage of autism. Updated content on the H1N1 virus and communicable diseases; HIV, cancer causation, and immunology; and substance abuse to reflect common practices in the use of illicit (street) drugs as well as abuse of prescription medications. Case studies revised to emphasize chronic diseases, prevention, and acute care, and to apply to a wider range of health professions. Appendices reorganized for improved reference and lookup.
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Author: Sheila Grossman,Carol Mattson Porth

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781496307477

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 5224

Lippincott CoursePoint is a fully integrated digital curriculum solution for nursing education. CoursePoint provides a completely integrated and adaptive experience, all geared to help students understand, retain, and apply their course knowledge and be prepared for practice. CoursePoint is structured in the way that students study, providing them the content exactly where and when they need it for a more effective learning experience. The powerful integration of adaptive learning, powered by prepU, with the premium digital course content provides a personalized learning experience that drives students to immediate remediation in their course content and allowing instructors and students assess their progress in real-time. The digital textbook is downloadable, so students will have perpetual access to this content. 978-1-4963-0747-7 - Lippincott CoursePoint for Porth's Pathophysiology Concepts of Altered Health States, 9e, includes integrated access to the ebook and adaptive learning, powered by prepU.
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