"This textbook is based on the premise that students learn better when material is easy to read, lively, and engaging. The author's readable style easliy guides you through the causes and consequences of common diseases and is punctuated by humor, case studies, and absorbing tales. You'll gain an understanding of pathology and the skills needed to use what you've learned in clinical settings. The book's 24 chapters are divided among 3 sections: 1--Mechanisms of Health and Disease; 2-- Disorders of Organ Systems; and 3--Disorders of the Stages and States of Life"--Provided by publisher.
Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy, 5E, is a member of the popular Incredibly Easy series. It presents vital information needed by nurses and student nurses on the difficult topic of pathophysiology in an easy-to-learn, easy-to-remember approach -- as only Incredibly Easy titles can do! This entertaining, practical, and informative reference reviews the basics of pathophysiology including an overview of the cell and its components, such as cell division, degeneration and aging, homeostasis, disease and illness. Specific chapters address cancer, infection, immune disorders, and genetics. It provides valuable information on common disorders arranged by body system, highlighting the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, common diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. In addition, special elements found throughout the text make it easy to understand and remember key points and information..
Presents pathology in the context of modern cellular and molecular biology and contemporary clinical practice. Suitable for students of medicine and the related health sciences, this title provides comprehensive coverage of disease mechanisms and the pathology of specific disorders ordered by body system.
Rev. ed. of: General and systematic pathology / edited by J.C.E. Underwood, S.S. Cross. 5th ed. 2009