LPN Expert Guides: Pathophysiology

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255895-0

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This quick-reference pocket guide succinctly explains the pathophysiology of hundreds of diseases and disorders.

Richly illustrated with color art showing disease development and progression, the book gives LPNs/LVNs a clear understanding of the why behind each disease and treatment and the most appropriate nursing care.

Disorders are covered in a consistent format—pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, complications, and treatments. Recurring icons include Red Flag (dangers and complications), Life Stages (age-related variations), Genetic Connection (areas where genes play a major role in disease development), and Teaching Focus (key patient teaching topics).

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255895-0
Specialty:
Practical/Vocational Nursing
General Interest Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 448
Illustrations: 150
Year: 2006

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