Sue E. Huether MS PhD ; Kathryn L. McCance MS PhD
Bring pathophysiological topics that are difficult to understand to life! Understanding Pathophysiology, 7th Edition presents the most reliable information on treatments, symptoms, and causes of disease across the lifetime. It is filled with bright pictures, simplified language, and rich online resources. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and now contains coverage of rare diseases as well as epigenetics, providing you with a comprehensive grasp of ailments that influence the human body. In addition, this text helps you engage with the fundamental knowledge you need to succeed in nursing school and in practice by including over 30 new 3D animations on the companion Evolve site, quick check boxes at the end of each chapter, and disease progression algorithms. All of these features are designed to facilitate your learning.
Key Features: –
- Student resources include animations, chapter summary reviews, review questions, answers to the Quick Check boxes that are featured in the text, and case studies with answers for select chapters.
- The material is peppered with algorithms that explain the course of the sickness.
- Did You Know boxes bring attention to recent breakthroughs in biological research, diagnostic investigations, preventative care, medicines, and other areas.
- Quick Check boxes are designed to assess how well you remember key concepts from the chapter.
- The boxes labeled “Risk Factor” draw your attention to critical health concerns that are associated with particular diseases.
- The Summary Summary sections offer a brisk and effective review of the chapter's material.
- The Geriatric Considerations boxes and the Pediatric Considerations boxes bring attention to the most important considerations for their respective demographics in the chapters that are most relevant to them.
- A presentation that is consistent will help you differentiate between the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, evaluation, and treatment of each disease.
- This glossary of approximately 1,000 terms will acquaint you with the terminology that is either the most difficult or the most important to relate to pathophysiology.