Porth's Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 9th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Grossman, Sheila C.; Porth, Carol Mattson

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-45-114600-4

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Succeed in your pathophysiology text with this 9th edition of Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States.

Captivating and easy-to understand, this proven book provides comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage designed to help you grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health.

With this book, you will:

  • Prepare for clinical practice with 14 unit-opening case studies that put a real face on pathophysiology and help you relate the clinical presentation to the underlying pathophysiology.
  • Master the information you need for success in your career with the unparalleled coverage of disease processes that make this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available.
  • Increase your understanding of key concepts with the full-color art program that illustrates the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes.
  • Find the information you need fast with the book’s consistent presentation of each disease , with detailed coverage of pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment.
  • Reinforce your understanding of key content with chapter-ending review exercises.
  • Develop a strong understanding of pathophysiology concepts with the easy-to-follow narrative that builds concepts on one another, defines words as content is presented, and reviews concepts from physiology, biochemistry, physics, and other sciences along the way.
  • Deepen your understanding by pausing and reviewing salient points using the easily-identified section-opening Objectives and section-ending Summaries.
  • Retain and apply text information using Key Concepts Boxes help you incorporate key information into a larger conceptual unit, rather than memorizing a string of related and unrelated facts.
  • Easily access useful references including lists of common suffixes and prefixes, normal laboratory values in both conventional and SI units, and a comprehensive glossary.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Grossman, Sheila C.; Porth, Carol Mattson
ISBN: 978-1-45-114600-4
Language: English
Edition: 9th Ed.
Pages: 1648
Year: 2013

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