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Medical Fundamentals & Skills

Porth Pathophysiology

Concepts of Altered Health States

by (author) Ruth Hannon

Wolters Kluwer
Initial publish date
Feb 2016
Fundamentals & Skills, Medical & Surgical
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    Publish Date
    Feb 2016
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The Canadian edition ofPorth Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States,2eis the only core advanced level Pathophysiology text specifically developed for the Canadian undergraduate nursing and health professions students. Pediatric, geriatric, and pregnancy deviations are integrated throughout and highlighted with icons for easy identification. Unparalleled coverage of disease processes makes this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available.

Features of this Canadian edition include:
•NEW animations to strengthen student understanding of key concepts
•NEW Case Studies
•NEW Review exercises at the end of each chapter to reinforce understanding of chapter content
•NEW Canadian content:

  • Healthcare statistics regarding incidence
  • Cultural variations, with a focus on native population and largest immigrant populations
  • Research and researchers
  • Treatment and protocols and guidelines

•Updated and revised full-color art program that illustrates the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes
•Consistent presentations of each disease with pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment help students find the information you need quickly and easily
•Tools designed to help students succeed on the NCLEX

About the author

Contributor Notes

Ruth Hannon, BScN, MHA, MSFNP
Teaching Professor, School of Nursing
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON

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