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Porth’s Pathophysiology : Concepts of Altered Health States 10th Edition 2019

Porth's Pathophysiology : Concepts of Altered Health States 10th Edition 2019

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The 10th edition of Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health Statescontinues a legacy of excellence by providing comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage designed to help grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health.  The book’s unique emphasis on “concepts” of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders, helps students grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. 
 
Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States
Tenth Edition
Tommie L. Norris, DNS, RN

Meet today’s clinical challenges with the trusted authority in pathophysiology
 
Make the most of your pathophysiology course and master the knowledge to ensure clinical success. Trusted for more than 30 years and updated to reflect today’s nursing challenges, this engaging text makes complex concepts accessible and helps you easily and confidently grasp normal body function, the effects of disease on body systems, and the body’s ability to compensate and adapt. This edition also considers the many technological advances that allow healthcare providers to diagnose earlier and with more accuracy.
 
Highlights of the Tenth Edition
 

  • Approachable presentation builds understanding from basic to advanced concepts and defines key terms as you progress.
  • “Chunked” content keeps you focused on the most critical information and helps you review salient points efficiently.
  • Unit-Opening Case Studies, which are revisited in one or more chapters in the unit, bring pathophysiology to life and equip you for success in clinical practice.
  • Approximately 1,000 vibrant illustrations clarify the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes.
  • Understanding boxes break physiologic processes and phenomena into their sequential parts, providing insight into the many opportunities for disease to disrupt the processes.
  • Key Points boxes and In Summary sections reduce the need for memorization and help you incorporate important points into broader conceptual units.
  • NEW!Pediatric Considerations and Geriatric Considerations boxes in each chapter specify how the chapter content applies to these two special populations.
  • NEW!Concept Mastery Alerts explain topics that students can find confusing.
  • Review Exercises at the end of each chapter test your retention and identify areas for further study.
  • References provide fast, efficient access to normal laboratory values in both conventional and SI units, as well as a comprehensive glossary.
  • Narrated animations referenced by icons in the text and available online enhance your understanding of the most challenging and clinically relevant concepts.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Sheila Grossman, PhD, FNP-BC, APRN, is a Professor of Nursing and Coordinator of the Family Nurse Practitioner Track at Fairfield University School of Nursing. She received a BS in nursing from the University of Connecticut, her MS as a Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, a post-masters degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Fairfield University, and her PhD from the University of Connecticut. She has worked many years as a clinician on a variety of medical, surgical, and critical care units and presently practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a primary care clinic. She is the coauthor of The New Leadership Challenge: Creating A Preferred Future for Nursing, which is in its third edition (2009) and received an AJN book of the Year Award and has also received an AJN Book of the Year Award for Mentoring in Nursing: A Dynamic and Collaborative Process (2007), and coauthored Gerontological Nurse Certification Review in 2008 with Dr. Meredith Wallace Kazer. She is the author of multiple chapters and journal articles on leadership, mentoring, gerontology, adult health, and palliative care. Her research interests focus on symptom management in palliative care, leadership, pedagogy, cultural competence, and adult patient outcome studies. She is active in Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, American College of Nurse Practitioners, and is a certified End of Life Nursing Education Consortium Educator and a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Accreditation Site Visitor. She is the winner of the 2009 Josephine Dolan Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nursing Education sponsored by the CT Nurses Association.

Product details

Product details

  • File Size: 328293 KB
  • Print Length: 1688 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health; 10 edition (October 8, 2018)
  • Publication Date: October 8, 2018
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07K35M491

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