Pathophysiology For Nurses At A Glance

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Item#: 9781118746066
Edition 01
Author Nair & Peate
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Everything you need to know about Pathophysiology… at a Glance!From the publishers of the market-leadingat a Glanceseries, and from the authors of the successfulFundamentals of Applied Pathophysiologytextbook comes the ideal revision guide for all the key diseases and conditions that nursing and healthcare students need to be aware of. Combining superb illustrations with accessible and informative text, this book is perfect for all nursing and healthcare students, and anyone who is looking for an overview of pathophysiology.Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glancecovers all the key diseases and disease processes affecting each body system, and key concepts encountered from the start of the pre-registration nursing or healthcare course.Key features:Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughoutWritten specifically for nursing and healthcare students with all the information they needSelf-assessment questions provided for each chapterPathophysiology for Nurses at a Glanceis ideal for nursing and healthcare students as well as qualified practitioners, providing a comprehensive yet accessible overview of human pathophysiology.

Table of Contents
Preface viiiAb
eviations ixAcknowledgements xiHow to use your revision guide xiiAbout the companion website xiii<
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/>Part 1 Pathophysiology 1 1 Key principles of pathophysiology 22 Cell injury, adaptation and death 43 Inflammation, tissue repair and regeneration 64 Cancer 8<
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/>Part 2 Shock 11 5 Cardiogenic shock 126 Anaphylactic shock 147 Hypovolaemic shock 168 Septicaemia 18<
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/>Part 3 Immunity 21 9 Human immunodeficiency virus 2210 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 2411 Infectious mononucleosis 26<
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/>Part 4 The nervous system 29 12 Meningitis 3013 Multiple sclerosis 3214 Parkinson&s disease 3415 Cere
ovascular accident 36<
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/>Part 5 The blood 39 16 Anaemia 4017 Deep vein thrombosis 4218 Leukaemia 4419 Thrombocytopenia 46<
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/>Part 6 The cardiovascular system 49 20 Heart failure 5021 Myocardial infarction 5222 Peripheral vascular disease 5423 Angina 56<
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/>Part 7 The respiratory system 59 24 Asthma 6025 Chronic
onchitis 6226 Pulmonary embolism 6427 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 66<
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/>Part 8 The gastrointestinal system 69 28 Peritonitis 7029 Crohn&s disease 7230 Peptic ulcer 7431 Ulcerative colitis 7632 Bowel cancer 78Part 9 The hepato-biliary system 81 33 Hepatitis 8234 Cholecystitis 8435 Pancreatitis 8636 Liver cancer 88Part 10 The urinary system 91 37 Renal failure 9238 Pyelonephritis 9439 Renal calculi 9640 Bladder cancer 98<
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/>Part 11 The male reproductive system 101 41 Benign prostatic hyperplasia 10242 Testicular torsion 10443 Erectile dysfunction 10644 Prostate cancer 10845 Testicular cancer 110<
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/>Part 12 The female reproductive system 113 46 Cancer of the vulva 11447 Menorrhagia 11648 Breast cancer 11849 Cervical cancer 120<
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/>Part 13 The endocrine system 123 50 Diabetes mellitus 12451 Adrenal insufficiency 12652 Cushing&s syndrome 12853 Hyperthyroidism 130<
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/>Part 14 The musculoskeletal system 133 54 Osteoarthritis 13455 Osteoporosis 13656 Osteomyelitis 13857 Gout 14058 Rheumatoid arthritis 142<
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/>Part 15 The skin 145 59 Atopic dermatitis 14660 Psoriasis 14861 Acne vulgaris 15062 Malignant melanoma 152<
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/>Part 16 Ear, nose and throat 155 63 Otitis media 15664 Ménière&s disease 15865 Pharyngitis 16066 Rhinosinusitis 16267 Epistaxis 164<
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/>Part 17 Vision 167 68 Cataracts 16869 Glaucoma 17070 Age-related macular degeneration 17271 Conjunctivitis 174Appendices 176Appendix 1 Cross-references to chapters in Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance 176Appendix 2 Normal values 178Appendix 3 Prefixes and suffixes 180Appendix 4 Glossary of terms 187Further reading 189Index 190