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Fundamentals of Children's Applied Pathophysiology


Fundamentals of Children's Applied Pathophysiology

An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students
Fundamentals 1. Aufl.

von: Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming, Ian Peate

40,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 15.08.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119232674
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 416

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Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology introduces nursing and healthcare students to the pathophysiology of the child, and offers an applied full-colour visual approach throughout. Explaining the anatomy of the human body, and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology, it enables the reader to develop the understanding, knowledge, and skills required to know how to respond and provide safe and effective high-quality care to children and their families. Key features: Written by an experienced author team Filled with superb full-colour illustrations Packed with learning features, including key words, test-your-knowledge, exercises, further reading, and learning outcomes Includes case studies to help readers understand how to apply the knowledge in clinical practice Contains links to clinical observations, vital signs to look out for, investigations boxes, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, and medication alerts Fundamentals of Children's Applied Pathophysiology is an ideal book for pre-registration nursing students, including child and adult nurses, as well as for all healthcare professionals who come into contact with children and their families.
List of contributors vii Preface xiii Acknowledgements xv About the companion website xvii How to use your textbook xix Chapter 1 The cell and body tissue 1Peter S. Vickers Chapter 2 Genetics 27Peter S. Vickers Chapter 3 Cancer 51Tanya Urquhart-Kelly Chapter 4 Homeostasis 67Mary Brady Chapter 5 Inflammation, immune response and healing 83Alison Mosenthal Chapter 6 Shock 115Usha Chandran Chapter 7 Pain and pain management 133Helen Monks, Kate Heaton?Morley and Sarah McDonald Chapter 8 Disorders of the nervous system 159Petra Brown Chapter 9 Disorders of the cardiac system 179Sheila Roberts Chapter 10 Disorders of the respiratory system 213Elizabeth Mills, Rosemary Court and Susan Fidment Chapter 11 Disorders of the endocrine system 233Julia Petty Chapter 12 Disorders of the digestive system 257Ann L. Bevan Chapter 13 Disorders of the renal system 279Cathy Poole Chapter 14 Disorders of the reproductive systems 311Michele O’Grady Chapter 15 Disorders of the musculoskeletal system 335Liz Gormley?Fleming Chapter 16 Disorders of the skin 359Liz Gormley?Fleming Index 383
Elizabeth Gormley-Fleming is Head of Department for Nursing (Children's, Learning Disability and Mental Health) and Social Work, University of Hertfordshire, UK. Ian Peate OBE FRCN is Visiting Professor of Nursing, Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Nursing, and Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar.
Fundamentals of Children’s Applied Pathophysiology introduces nursing and healthcare students to the pathophysiology of the child, and offers an applied full-colour visual approach throughout. Explaining the anatomy of the human body, and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology, it enables the reader to develop the understanding, knowledge, and skills required to know how to respond and provide safe and effective high-quality care to children and their families. Key features: Written by an experienced author team Filled with superb full-colour illustrations Packed with learning features, including key words, test-your-knowledge, exercises, further reading, and learning outcomes Includes case studies to help readers understand how to apply the knowledge in clinical practice Contains links to clinical observations, vital signs to look out for, investigations boxes, red flags to indicate essential information to be aware of when providing care, and medication alerts Fundamentals of Children's Applied Pathophysiology is an ideal book for pre-registration nursing students, including child and adult nurses, as well as for all healthcare professionals who come into contact with children and their families.

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