Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy

Author: David Moreau
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582554013
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition provides up-to-the-minute, comprehensive information on pathophysiology in a practical, easy-to-understand, and entertaining manner. Chapters cover cancer, infection, immune disorders, genetics, and disorders of each body system, highlighting pathophysiologic processes, resulting signs and symptoms, diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. Reader-friendly features include illustrations, checklists, and full-color miniguides illustrating the pathophysiology of specific disorders. This edition has new full-color miniguides on cancer pathophysiology and neuropathology. A new Focus on Genetics feature identifies gene-related discoveries and their implications for treatment or diagnosis. Review questions and answers follow current NCLEX-RN® requirements and alternate-format questions are included.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Elizabeth Rosto
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078177912X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Expanded, updated, and now in full color throughout, this Fourth Edition presents vital pathophysiology information in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-remember, entertaining, and practical manner. Chapters cover cancer, infection, immune disorders, genetics, blood, and disorders of each body system, highlighting pathophysiologic processes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. Illustrations, memory joggers, and other special features help readers understand and remember key points. This edition's expanded cancer chapter covers more types of cancer. The Practice Makes Perfect self-test includes more NCLEX®-style questions, with rationales for correct and incorrect answers. A companion website on thePoint will offer additional information, illustrations, memory joggers, and study cards.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451146233
Release Date: 2012-03-07
Genre: Medical

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy, 5E, is a member of the popular Incredibly Easy series. It presents vital information needed by nurses and student nurses on the difficult topic of pathophysiology in an easy-to-learn, easy-to-remember approach -- as only Incredibly Easy titles can do! This entertaining, practical, and informative reference reviews the basics of pathophysiology including an overview of the cell and its components, such as cell division, degeneration and aging, homeostasis, disease and illness. Specific chapters address cancer, infection, immune disorders, and genetics. It provides valuable information on common disorders arranged by body system, highlighting the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, common diagnostic test findings, and current treatments. In addition, special elements found throughout the text make it easy to understand and remember key points and information.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496349668
Release Date: 2016-03-31
Genre: Medical

Know the how and why of common conditions—and assess them accurately—with the newly updated Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition. Fully illustrated in the popular Made Incredibly Visual style, this essential guide offers easy-to-follow explanations for the causes and mechanisms of numerous common disorders, listing symptoms and indications for each. Use this as the perfect study guide for the NCLEX® or certification exam, to support class materials, and to absorb the pathophysiology principles every nurse needs to know. Absorb the expert wisdom and insights of this invaluable guide . . . Walks you through the development stages of numerous diseases and disorders, illustrating their cellular process, symptoms, and effects on tissue and organs Explains cell parts and their functions, as well as cell division, adaptation, injury, and stress and disease Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on how to recognize common conditions Supports accurate diagnosis and treatment – Common disorders for each major body system, such as: Cardiovascular – Acute coronary syndromes, aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy Respiratory – ARDS, asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung cancer Neurologic – Alzheimer’s, cerebral aneurysm, migraine headaches Gastrointestinal – Cholecystitis, cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease Musculoskeletal – Carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated disk, osteoarthritis Hematologic – Anemia, leukemia, sickle cell disease Immune – AIDS, allergic rhinitis, rheumatoid arthritis Endocrine – Adrenal hypofunction, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome Renal – Acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis, pyelonephritis Integumentary – Acne, burns, pressure ulcers Reproductive – Breast, cervical, ovarian, and prostate cancer Special chapter features: Vision Quest – End-of-chapter quizzes in the form of puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions, to help you retain vital information Risky business – Risk factors to be aware of while treating each condition How it happens – The physiological process that creates a particular condition What to look for – A list of symptoms for each condition Age-old story – Discusses how a condition develops and presents, according to the patient’s age Memory board - Visual tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments

Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496309945
Release Date: 2014-12-03
Genre: Medical

Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Fundamentals of Nursing Made Incredibly Easy! presents essential nursing fundamentals in the easy-to-read, fun-to-learn format that is popular with nurses, nursing students, and faculty. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the theoretical foundations of nursing, the nursing process, basic nursing skills, physiologic patient care, and the latest nursing concepts, including evidence-based practice and critical thinking. Specific topics covered include oxygenation, self-care and hygiene, mobility and exercise, comfort from pain, rest and sleep, skin integrity, nutrition, and urinary and bowel elimination. Abundant illustrations, call-outs, end-of-chapter quizzes reinforce reading and highlight age-related considerations, risks and complications, and provide tips for documentation and patient-teaching.

Pathophysiology An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451152371
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Medical

Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with just the essential pathophysiology facts in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime, anywhere. Bullets, charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features help nurses spot key facts at a glance. Each chapter briefly reviews pathophysiologic concepts and disorders associated with that body system. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject. This edition has been revised and updated and includes five new disorder entries. A new Complications section has been added to every single entry.

Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582555559
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

A comprehensive guide to pathology uses cartoons and detailed illustrations to help explain basic concepts, presenting symptoms, risk factors, and causes of disorders and diseases that occur all over the body.

Medical Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Author: LWW
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496324863
Release Date: 2016-07-25
Genre: Medical

The easy-to-relate-to guide that every medical-surgical nursing student and novice needs! Perform safe, accurate, up-to-date nursing protocols with this expert, colorfully-illustrated guidance Expert Data + Wise Insights, this essential, fully-updated book is your personal guide to assessing and treating the common disorders of each body system, with current best practices on: Understanding anatomy, etiology, and pathophysiology Taking health histories Doing physical assessments Diagnostic testing, including patient preparation and monitoring Current NANDA International nursing diagnosis guidelines Full-color visuals + real-world guidance with colorfully illustrated, quick-read content offering step-by-step protocols for areas such as: Cancer, gerontology, and end-of-life care Administering fluids and electrolytes; maintaining acid-base balance Pain management Blood transfusion reactions Use of CT scans, MRIs, and x-rays for each body system Preoperative care Surgical processes Classifying and treating heart failure Treating acute and chronic renal failure Easy-to-follow = Easy-to-remember with clinical tips and nuggets in each chapter offering real-world support: A closer look – Illustrations and charts that explain anatomy, physiology, and complex pathways Education edge – Practical tips for patient teaching Just the facts – Brief outline of content at the start of every chapter What do I do? – Steps to take in emergency situations Weighing the evidence – Current evidence-based practice pointers Memory jogger – Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments Quick quiz – End-of-chapter riddles and multiple-choice questions to help you retain vital content

Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Easy

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781788862
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Now updated to full color throughout, Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition presents the vast, sometimes overwhelming details of anatomy and physiology in the enjoyable, user-friendly, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. It reviews the core concepts of A&P and offers detailed coverage of every body system, nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, reproduction and lactation, and genetics. This edition includes a "Practice Makes Perfect" section of NCLEX®-style questions and pocket-sized study cards for on-the-go review. A companion Website offers new student and instructor resources including study cards, physiology animations, PowerPoint presentations, a test generator, teaching tips, and practice exercises/activities.

Assessment Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Margaret Eckman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781779103
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Medical

Completely updated, this edition presents assessment skills in a reader-friendly format that makes learning fun. The text provides nurses with the know-how they need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical examinations, and recognize normal and abnormal findings.

Anatomy and Physiology Made Incredibly Visual

Author: Janyce G. Dyer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469870267
Release Date: 2014-04-21
Genre: Medical

Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Visual is an innovative new reference that brings clinical subjects to life using a vivid, graphic presentation. Like the Incredibly Easy series, the Incredibly Visual series takes difficult clinical topics and presents them in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand manner. The highly visual nature of this book makes anatomy and physiology fundamentals accessible to the reader in a unique and interesting way that enables quick review and comprehension as well as practical application. For each body system, the book logically first presents anatomic fundamentals necessary to understand the complex physiology of the body. Then physiologic processes are presented more visually than ever before. This new approach to clinical content maximizes the power of visual thinking by getting readers as close to the clinical content as they can get without actually being in the room with a patient. Complex ideas are broken down into their component parts, with each component made unmistakably simple in appealingly colorful and graphic ways. Readers will read less, understand more, and see things more clearly than ever before.

Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1582555214
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy! Second Edition presents essential information on nutrition in a light-hearted and appetizing way. Coverage includes the physiologic processes that transform food into energy, nutrient metabolism and recommended allowances, assessment of nutritional status, and the needs of special patient populations. This edition incorporates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, presents up-to-date information on diabetes, and includes new appendices on fad diets and commonly used herbs and supplements. Logos include Lifespan Lunchbox (age-related considerations); Bridging the Gap (cultural considerations), Menu Maven (sample menus), and NutriTips (nutritional pointers).

Clinical Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781789389
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.

Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496374080
Release Date: 2017-09-25
Genre: Medical

Feeling overwhelmed by medical terminology? Grab a lifeline: the newly updated Medical Terminology Made Incredibly Easy!®, 4th Editionoffers clear and simple explanations of vital terms and their everyday use in nursing practice. Backed by humor and chock full of illustrations, this enjoyable text is the perfect backup to class materials and the ideal on-the-job refresher for experienced nurses and all healthcare professionals. Learn how to decipher complex terms from the roots up—and take your confidence to a whole new level. Be expertly guided through the choppy waters of medical terminology ... NEW and updated content clarifies medical terminology concepts with clear definitions and illustrations Explains the meanings, roots, and pronunciation of terms as used in everyday practice, including: Names for all major body systems: skeletal, muscular, integumentary, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, neurologic, endocrine, blood and lymphatic, and sensory systems Terms and phrases used in maternal health, pharmacology, and mental health Breaks down complex medical terms into recognizable components—common prefixes, roots, and suffixes—to help you identify the meaning of any term Offers a strong anatomy and physiology overview backed by numerous images, including a large image of each organ system Chapter features provide learning aids and on-the-unit support: Just the facts—quick summary of chapter content Vocabulary builders—end-of-chapter games such as crossword puzzles, matching roots and prefixes to their correct meanings, and fill-in-the-blank sentences to help you retain learning Pump up your pronunciation—phonetic spellings make it easy to pronounce complex terms Anatomically speaking—anatomy illustrations, with pronunciations of key terms Memory jogger—stories and tools that support retention “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” —explain key concepts and offer friendly problem-solving tips Beyond the dictionary—learn the origins of words, to help you remember word roots and dissect meanings The real world—explains informal terms used in daily practice

Diagnostic Tests Made Incredibly Easy

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781786908
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Thoroughly updated, this second edition includes hundreds of diagnostic tests organized by category. It concisely explains why and how each test is performed, what the normal findings are, what abnormal findings may mean, how to prepare a patient for the test, and much more.