Textbook of Pathology and Genetics for Nurses - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9788131255377

Textbook of Pathology and Genetics for Nurses

2nd Edition

Authors: Sonal Sharma Geetika Khanna
Paperback ISBN: 9788131255377
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 18th May 2019
Page Count: 450
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Description

This book has been written keeping in mind the modern-day nursing students, who would like crisp and clear working knowledge of pathology and genetics, which will enable them in delivering better patient care. All the disease processes have been described in brief yet wholesome manner and in simple language. This book will pave the way for the basic pathogenesis of all diseases and help students in the long run.

Key Features

  • Designed keeping in mind the curriculum prescribed by the INC
  • Topics presented in points and small paragraphs for quicker learning
  • Exam-oriented multiple-choice, short-answer and long-answer type questions provided
  • All appropriate recent trends included
  • In this edition " Stem cell therapy" which marks a new era in the healthcare has been included

Table of Contents

PART 1

Pathology

1 PATHOLOGY—INTRODUCTION AND BASIC TECHNIQUES.................................3

2 CELLULAR ADAPTATIONS, CELL INJURY, AND CELL DEATH......................11

3 ACUTE AND CHRONIC INFLAMMATION.....................................31

4 HEALING, REGENERATION, AND REPAIR....................................................52

5 HEMODYNAMIC DISTURBANCES AND THROMBOSIS.........................................64

6 CELLULAR GROWTH AND NEOPLASIA.............................................83

7 INFECTIONS............................................97

8 RESPIRATORY TRACT............................122

9 BLOOD VESSELS AND HEART...............139

10 THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT..........162

11 DISEASES OF THE HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM AND PANCREAS......................179

12 MALE GENITAL TRACT..........................200

13 FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM....................207

14 THE KIDNEY AND LOWER URINARY TRACT...................................219

15 THE BREAST.........................................242

16 THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.........250

17 MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM................262

18 BASIC HEMATOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES........................................281

19 DISORDERS OF RED BLOOD CELLS......294

20 DISORDERS OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS....................................................305

21 HEMOSTASIS AND DISORDERS OF COAGULATION.....................................310

22 BONE MARROW EXAMINATION...........317

23 BLOOD BANKING.................................321

24 BLOOD CHEMISTRY..............................328

25 SEROLOGICAL TESTS............................333

26 BLOOD CULTURE.................................340

27 CEREBROSPINAL FLUID EXAMINATION......................................343

28 PLEURAL AND PERITONEAL FLUID EXAMINATION......................................347

29 GASTRIC AND DUODENAL CONTENTS EXAMINATION......................................350

30 SEMEN EXAMINATION..........................353

31 URINE EXAMINATION...........................356

32 CYTOLOGY............................................362

33 STOOL EXAMINATION..........................366

PART 2

 Genetics

34 GENETICS.............................................370

35 MATERNAL, PRENATAL, AND GENETIC INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPMENT OF DEFECTS AND DISEASES.......................398

36 GENETIC TESTING IN NEONATES AND CHILDREN....................................409

37 GENETIC CONDITIONS OF ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS................413

38 SERVICES RELATED TO GENETICS........422

INDEX..........................................................433

Details

No. of pages:
450
Language:
English
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
Paperback ISBN:
9788131255377

About the Author

Sonal Sharma

Geetika Khanna