Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy!

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Elizabeth Rosto
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009 - Medical - 530 pages
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Expanded, updated, and now in full color throughout, this Fourth Edition presents vital pathophysiology information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember, entertaining, and practical manner. Chapters cover cancer, infection, immune disorders, genetics, blood, and disorders of each body system, highlighting pathophysiologic processes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. Illustrations, memory joggers, and other special features help readers understand and remember key points.

This edition's expanded cancer chapter covers more types of cancer. The Practice Makes Perfect self-test includes more NCLEX®-style questions, with rationales for correct and incorrect answers.

A companion website on thePoint will offer additional information, illustrations, memory joggers, and study cards.

 

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Contents

Cardiovascular system
17
Respiratory system
67
Neurologic system
119
Gastrointestinal system
167
Musculoskeletal system
213
Endocrine system
243
Renal system
279
Hematologic system
313
Infection
367
Cancer
391
Genetics
435
Practice makes perfect
466
Less common disorders
499
Glossary
508
Credits
514
Copyright

Immune system
339

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