Key Features

  • Each chapter follows the same structure for each body system and is well supported by diagrams and charts.
  • The inclusion of anatomy and physiology in each section assists the student to make links between the relevant systems, diagnosis and patient care.
  • Each section contains a list of signs and symptoms of the most common and serious conditions indicating possible complications thereby assisting students in the development of vital assessment skills.
  • Medical management explains what the doctors are doing.
  • Pharmacology focus summarises the main medications in use.
  • Nursing care priorities outline the important elements of care.
  • Ten top tips list the things you should never forget in caring for patients with the conditions described in each chapter.
  • The user-friendly size, layout and design makes it quick to access to the relevant information.


Bailièrre Tindall
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About the author

Mike Walsh

Affiliations and Expertise

Reader in Nursing, St Martin's College, Lancaster & Carlisle, UK