Each chapter is written in a quick reference format so it can be used for study, exam preparation or use on student placement. The book covers body systems including:CardiovascularRespiratoryImmuneLymphaticNervousDigestiveEndocrineReproductiveDeveloped with the reader in mind, each chapter includes clinical tips, case studies, diagrams, and self-assessment questions to make pathophysiology accessible and digestible - this is a must-have book for students of nursing and healthcare.
"Essential Pathophysiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students is a book that should be kept no further than an arm’s reach away. The book is easy to navigate and easy to understand. Nursing and healthcare students will find that this book is essential in helping them comprehend and learn about the systems and mechanisms of the human body in health and ill health. This book would also be a good read for anybody working with or teaching students as a refresher on pathophysiology."
Rebecca Bailey-McHale, Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, UK
"This detailed but accessible book covers this subject in sufficient depth to give a good understanding of the topic without becoming overwhelming.
As well as giving the evidence behind the text, this is a good resource if more in-depth reading is required. The authors have succeeded in writing a quick reference book that is remarkably in-depth and easy to read.
This book would be suitable for any healthcare student who needs an understanding of the concept of pathophysiology however it would also be relevant for those seeking a general overview of the subject or more senior staff who wish to consolidate or refresh their knowledge."
Rebecca Myatt, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK