Understanding pathophysiology - ANZ adaptation
Perfect for:â€¢ Undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing studentsâ€¢ TAFE Diploma of Nursing studentsâ€¢ Bachelor Biomedical Science studentsâ€¢ Bachelor Paramedicine studentsâ€¢ Bachelor Pharmacy studentsâ€¢ Master of Nursing Science students
Understanding Pathophysiology, 2nd Edition has been extensively revised to include the most current science, clinical case material and pharmacology of pathophysiology, in an easy-to-understand and accessible format.
Beginning with essential concepts, the text examines the normal structure and function of each body system, followed by the alterations to that system caused by disease. Conditions particularly relevant to children and to the ageing are described in separate sections in each chapter to demonstrate disease processes across the life span.â€¢ Concept maps â€“ demonstrating key concepts addressed in each chapterâ€¢ Focus on Learning boxes, summarizing the key points in each chapterâ€¢ Australian and New Zealand clinical terminologyâ€¢ Current health statistics to assist with the identification of conditions with the highest incidence, prevalence and relevance in our communitiesâ€¢ Expert contributors who provide both scientific and clinical knowledgeâ€¢ Extensive support materials via Evolve for lecturers and students.â€¢ Research in Focus boxes highlight scientific research, which has the potential to impact clinical practiceâ€¢ New chapters devoted to the ageing population and their pathophysiological alterationsâ€¢ New sections on Contemporary Health Issues, including stress, mental illness obesity and diabetesâ€¢ New chapter on Indigenous Health Issues in New Zealandâ€¢ More than 70 new and revised clinical case studies.