Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual
Part of the Incredibly Easy! Series (R) series
Know the how and why of common conditions-and assess them accurately-with the newly updated Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition . Fully illustrated in the popular Made Incredibly Visual style, this essential guide offers easy-to-follow explanations for the causes and mechanisms of numerous common disorders, listing symptoms and indications for each.
Use this as the perfect study guide for the NCLEX (R) or certification exam, to support class materials, and to absorb the pathophysiology principles every nurse needs to know. Absorb the expert wisdom and insights of this invaluable guide . . . Walks you through the development stages of numerous diseases and disorders , illustrating their cellular process, symptoms, and effects on tissue and organsExplains cell parts and their functions , as well as cell division, adaptation, injury, and stress and diseaseHundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on how to recognize common conditionsSupports accurate diagnosis and treatment - Common disorders for each major body system, such as: Cardiovascular - Acute coronary syndromes, aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathyRespiratory - ARDS, asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung cancerNeurologic - Alzheimer's, cerebral aneurysm, migraine headachesGastrointestinal - Cholecystitis, cirrhosis, Crohn's diseaseMusculoskeletal - Carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disk, osteoarthritisHematologic - Anemia, leukemia, sickle cell diseaseImmune - AIDS, allergic rhinitis, rheumatoid arthritisEndocrine - Adrenal hypofunction, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndromeRenal - Acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, pyelonephritisIntegumentary - Acne, burns, pressure ulcersReproductive - Breast, cervical, ovarian, and prostate cancerSpecial chapter features: Vision Quest - End-of-chapter quizzes in the form of puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions, to help you retain vital informationRisky business - Risk factors to be aware of while treating each conditionHow it happens - The physiological process that creates a particular conditionWhat to look for - A list of symptoms for each conditionAge-old story - Discusses how a condition develops and presents, according to the patient's ageMemory board - Visual tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments