Concepts of Altered StatesCarol PorthRead MoreClear, readable, and student-friendly, Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4e delivers “need to know” disease content, along with the essential foundation in science that nursing, physician assistant, pharmacology, advanced health science, and medical students need to succeed in their future careers. Approaching the topic as an exploration of pathophysiology, the book relates normal body functioning to the physiologic changes that occur as a result of disease and provides concise yet complete coverage of how the body works.
The Fourth Edition builds on the book’s extremely successful art program and the “Understanding” feature and incorporates summary concept boxes after each section. In addition, an expanded, robust, and flexible suite of supplements, including a Study Guide, over 40 advanced 3-D narrated animations, prepU, and Lippincott’s CoursePoint, provide students with all the tools they need to succeed.
Concepts of Altered Health StatesSheila GrossmanRead More
Featuring brilliant art, engaging new case studies, and dynamic new teaching and learning resources, this 9th edition of Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States is captivating, accessible, and student-friendly while retaining the comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage that has made it a market leader. The book’s unique emphasis on “concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders, helps students grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health.
Drawing on the expertise of new co-author Sheila Grossman, the Ninth Edition maintains its comprehensive depth, while paring down content where appropriate and replacing descriptive content with striking art. (Approximately 600 illustrations are new or have been re-rendered in a consistent modern style.) Also new to this edition are advanced 3D narrated animations that address the most clinically relevant and difficult to understand disorders, engaging unit-opening case studies that reinforce critical thinking and set the tone for the content to come, and a wide range of built-in study tools.Now, for the first time, Porth’s Pathophysiology is supported by PrepU, an adaptive learning system that help students learn more, while giving instructors the data they need to monitor each student’s progress, strengths, and weaknesses.
Ramona Browder LazenbyRead MoreThis pathophysiology handbook is ideally suited for easy reference in the classroom or clinical environment. The book presents a summary of physiology concepts for each body system, followed by an overview of important pathophysiology concepts related to "alterations" in that body system. These pathophysiology concepts provide the necessary foundation for understanding the disease or injury states that are presented next in the chapter.
Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with just the essential pathophysiology facts in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime, anywhere. Bullets, charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features help nurses spot key facts at a glance.
Each chapter briefly reviews pathophysiologic concepts and disorders associated with that body system. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject.
This edition has been revised and updated and includes five new disorder entries. A new Complications section has been added to every single entry.
The latest spinoff of the Incredibly Easy! Series®, the Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guides are compact, carry-anywhere references that use stunning full-color photos and illustrations and brief, easy-to-read text to present must-know clinical concepts. Ideally suited for visual learners, the information is easy to learn and recall because the visual images leave a lasting impression, and most topics are covered on a two-page spread. Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guide presents risk factors and pathophysiologic changes associated with more than 150 disorders and health problems, including heart failure, valvular disease, ARDS, asthma, lung cancer, pressure ulcer, stroke, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, and more.
Concepts of Altered Health StatesRuth HannonRead MoreThe Canadian edition of Porth Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 2e is the only core advanced level Pathophysiology text specifically developed for the Canadian undergraduate nursing and health professions students. Pediatric, geriatric, and pregnancy deviations are integrated throughout and highlighted with icons for easy identification. Unparalleled coverage of disease processes makes this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available.
Features of this Canadian edition include:
•NEW animations to strengthen student understanding of key concepts
•NEW Case Studies
•NEW Review exercises at the end of each chapter to reinforce understanding of chapter content
•NEW Canadian content:
- Healthcare statistics regarding incidence
- Cultural variations, with a focus on native population and largest immigrant populations
- Research and researchers
- Treatment and protocols and guidelines
•Consistent presentations of each disease with pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment help students find the information you need quickly and easily
•Tools designed to help students succeed on the NCLEX
Concepts of Altered Health StatesSheila Grossman