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Understanding Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

New to This Edition

    • NEW! Extensively updated content reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology.
    • NEW! Hundreds of new and enhanced full-color illustrations clarify anatomy and physiologic concepts.
    • NEW! 30 new animations on the companion Evolve website reinforce your understanding of complex processes.

Key Features

    • Consistent presentation helps you better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.
    • More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.
    • Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in great depth.
    • Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.
    • Risk Factor boxes alert you to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.
    • Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.
    • Quick Check boxes test your retention of important chapter concepts.
    • Did You Understand? sections provide fast, efficient review of chapter content.
    • Chapter outlines help you find specific information with ease.
    • Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.
    • Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.
    • Glossary of selected terms familiarizes you with the most difficult or important terminology.
    • Companion Evolve website provides convenient online access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.

Author Information

    By Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD, Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD, Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

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Understanding Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2012