Pathophysiology Applied to Nursing

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Esther Chang
  • John Daly
    • Electronic ISBN 9780729577434
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    • Content has been assembled by academics and expert clinicians with input from physiologists, pharmacists, medical practitioners and other health professionals.
    • Easy-to-follow body system organization explores pathophysiology concepts related to each system.
    • The clinical case study approach featuring realistic scenarios emphasizes application of pathophysiology and pharmacology concepts in nursing practice.
    • Each chapter includes questions and reflective learning exercises to reinforce important concepts.
    • A holistic framework is presented as a method for assessing major health problems.
    • Key aspects of biological and behavioral sciences are integrated into the chapters.

    Table of Contents

    1. Caring for people with health breakdown

    2. Infectious disease health breakdown

    3. Genetic health breakdown

    4. Endocrine health breakdown

    5. Cardiovascular health breakdown

    6. Respiratory health breakdown

    7. Renal health breakdown

    8. Neurological health breakdown

    9. Gastrointestinal health breakdown

    10. Reproductive health breakdown

    11. Musculoskeletal health breakdown

    12. Haematological health breakdown

    13. Immune health breakdown

    14. Oncological health breakdown

    15. Ageing and health breakdown

    16. Mental health breakdown

    17. Palliation and health breakdown

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Australia
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729577434
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the authors

    Esther Chang

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia

    John Daly

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Dean, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, NSW