Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

By

  • JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas
  • Tom Gaglione, MSN, RN, New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand

Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-06747-8


Table of Contents

Body's Self-Defense
Normal Immune Response
Characteristics of Immune Response
Immunity
Inflammation
HIV in Children and Infants  NEW!
Cellular Proliferation
Oncogenes
Carcinogenesis
Metastasis
Pulmonary System
Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange  NEW!
Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange
Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems
Dyspnea
Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis
Hypoxemia
Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD
Oxygen Toxicity
Cor Pulmonale
Pneumonia  NEW!
Cardiovascular System
Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems
Cardiac Output
Atherosclerosis
Hypertension
Cardiac Ischemia
Heart Failure
Valvular Dysfunction
Cardiac Conduction System
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Cardiac Tamponade
Hypovolemic Shock
Cardiogenic Shock
Hematologic
Common Hematologic Problems
Blood Cells and Plasma
Blood Cells
ABO Blood Grouping
Rh Factor  NEW!
Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor
Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production
Endocrine System
Negative Feedback Control of Hormones
Factors That Influence Insulin Production
Insulin -- What Does It Do?  NEW!
Somogyi Effect
Dawn Phenomenon
Cushing's Syndrome
Addison's Disease
Aging and Endocrine System Function
Musculoskeletal System
Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes
Types of Fractures
Joint Movement
Inflammatory Joint Disease
Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities
Joint Degeneration -- Osteoarthritis
Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function
Sensory System
Alterations in Ocular Movements -- Visual Dysfunction
Alterations in Visual Acuity
Alterations in Refraction
Normal Ear
Hearing Loss
Ear Infections
Nervous System
Problems in the Central Nervous System (CNS)
Pain
Blood-brain Barrier
Cranial Nerves
Brain Hemisphere Function
Seizures
CNS Trauma -- Coupe and Contrecoup
CNS Inflammation and Infection
CNS Degenerative Diseases
Neurogenic Shock
Gastrointestinal System
Intake and Output
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Distention
Fecal Characteristics
Digestion and Absorption
Malabsorption
Elimination
Obstructions in the Gastrointestinal System
Hepatic and Biliary Systems
Common Symptoms of Hepatic and Biliary Problems
Bilirubin Metabolism
Hepatitis
Renal and Urologic System
Alterations in Renal and Urinary Function
Renal Function -- Renin-Angiotensin
Glomerular Filtration
Glomerulonephritis
Aging and Renal Function
Erectile Dysfunction  NEW!
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)  NEW!
Reproductive System

Menstrual Alterations
Disorders of the Penis and Scrotum
Puberty
Menstrual Cycle
Infertility
Menopause
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Integumentary System
Primary Skin Lesions
Secondary Skin Lesions
Burn Wound Depth
Aging and Skin Changes