Home > Books > Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology
Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology
View PDF

Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Stewart, Julie
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-496-37092-1
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

Comprehensive and practical, the freshly updated Anatomical Chart Company Atlas of Pathophysiology, 4th Edition, offers nearly 450 illustrations that demonstrate the causes, symptoms, and progression of more than 200 disorders.

Clear and simple explanations of each disorder are followed by rationales for proven clinical interventions. This backup to classroom texts is also a handy on-the-unit reference for nurses and other healthcare professionals, and support for patient education.

At-a-glance answers—and the right interventions—for more than 200 disorders in a quick-read format …

- NEW and updated content illustrating and explaining the most common conditions, with topics presented alphabetically:
-- Central concepts—cells, cancer, infection, genetics, and fluids and electrolytes
-- Disorders affecting each body system—respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, hematologic, immunologic, endocrine, and reproductive—as well as renal, skin, and sensory disorders
- Each disease entry presents an introduction, causes, pathophysiology, complications, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test results, and treatment, with facing page showing a detailed illustration to help you visualize the disease process
- Easy-to-locate content in an easy-read template that tackles numerous topics found in daily practice, such as:
-- Diseases and disorders that need immediate attention, such as pulmonary embolism, depression, and glaucoma
-- The differences between prehypertension and Stage 1 hypertension
-- Which parts of the brain are affected by generalized seizures, as opposed to partial seizures
-- Lifestyle changes to recommend to a patient with high plasma glucose
-- The causes of carpel tunnel syndrome
- 450 large, detailed, full-color illustrations from Anatomical Chart Company to help you differentiate among symptoms and disorders that appear similar
- Icons that offer important tips, including:
-- Age Alert – how pathophysiologic processes—incidence, onset, and clinical appearance—appear in different age groups, such as aortic aneurysm, atypical myocardial infarction, and Parkinson’s disease
-- Clinical Tips – advice on areas such as improving auscultation in myocarditis, evaluating diagnostic test results in suspected spinal injuries, early recognition of life-threatening symptoms in myasthenia gravis, respiration changes in peritonitis, and more
-- Complications – identifies common progressions of untreated or worsening conditions

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Stewart, Julie
  • ISBN: 978-1-496-37092-1
  • Specialty:
    Anatomy
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4th Ed.
  • Pages: 504
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid® Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Over 5 million bibliographic records derived from over 3,700 international, unembargoed journals.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Journal of Nursing Administration JONA is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership.
JOTM
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics, and health care delivery.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Nursing Diagnosis
Outlines the major diagnoses listed by NANDA-I in order to help nurses and students create care plans for patients with any range of ailments.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®
This comprehensive reference is a must-have for class use and NCLEX or certification exam preparation—and an invaluable on-the-spot clinical guide.