Understanding Pathophysiology, 4E
Understanding Pathophysiology, 4E

Understanding Pathophysiology, 4E

  • Publish Date: 2007-11-14
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Sue E. Huether RN PhD;Kathryn L. McCance RN PhD
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This easy-to-read textbook provides you with the basic concepts of pathophysiology and the processes of specific diseases with the most accurate, up-to-date information on the treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease. Understanding Pathophysiology, 4th Edition offers complete coverage in clear and concise detail with extensive full-color illustrations to make learning pathophysiology easy.

  • Consistent presentation of each disease includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment to make remembering and learning information easier.
  • Extensive collection of 900 photographs and illustrations vividly illustrate normal anatomy and physiology, cellular mechanisms, disease processes, and clinical manifestations of disease.
  • UNIQUE! Health Alert boxes discuss a broad range of topics from new research, diagnostic studies, preventative care, and more.
  • UNIQUE! Quick Check questions at the end of major sections promote critical thinking to help you apply your knowledge to real-life situations.
  • UNIQUE! Risk Factor boxes illustrate the risk factors associated with specific diseases.
  • Pediatric content presented in nine separate chapters provides thorough coverage of how various disease processes specifically affect children.
  • Special headings highlight aging content within adult chapters to help you address the specialized needs of older patients.
  • Did you Understand? end-of-chapter summaries help you review the major concepts presented in each chapter.
  • Disease pathways throughout illustrate normal and compensatory physiology and pathophysiology.
  • Includes extensively updated content based on the most current research available.
  • Approximately 200 new full-color drawings, as well as hundreds of improved illustrations, clarify concepts to make content more easily understandable.
  • Over 50 new Health Alert boxes present the most current research available.
  • Electronic Resources listed at the beginning of each chapter direct you to additional materials on the companion CD and Evolve site.
  • A glossary of over 850 terms helps you learn the often-difficult terminology related to pathophysiology.

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