Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.
24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards:
Body's Self-Defense Normal Immune Response Characteristics of Immune Response Immunity Inflammation HIV in Children and Infants NEW! Cellular Proliferation Oncogenes Carcinogenesis Metastasis Pulmonary System Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange NEW! Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems Dyspnea Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis Hypoxemia Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD Oxygen Toxicity Cor Pulmonale Pneumonia NEW! Cardiovascular System Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems Cardiac Output Atherosclerosis Hypertension Cardiac Ischemia Heart Failure Valvular Dysfunction Cardiac Conduction System Peripheral Arterial Disease Congenital Heart Defects Cardiac Tamponade Hypovolemic Shock Cardiogenic Shock Hematologic Common Hematologic Problems Blood Cells and Plasma Blood Cells ABO Blood Grouping Rh Factor NEW! Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production Endocrine System Negative Feedback Control of Hormones Factors That Influence Insulin Production Insulin -- What Does It Do? NEW! Somogyi Effect Dawn Phenomenon Cushing's Syndrome Addison's Disease Aging and Endocrine System Function Musculoskeletal System Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes Types of Fractures Joint Movement Inflammatory Joint Disease Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities Joint Degeneration -- Osteoarthritis Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function Sensory System Alterations in Ocular Movements -- Visual Dysfunction Alterations in Visual Acuity Alterations in Refraction Normal Ear Hearing Loss Ear Infections Nervous System Problems in the Central Nervous System (CNS) Pain Blood-brain Barrier Cranial Nerves Brain Hemisphere Function Seizures CNS Trauma -- Coupe and Contrecoup CNS Inflammation and Infection CNS Degenerative Diseases Neurogenic Shock Gastrointestinal System Intake and Output Gastrointestinal Bleeding Gastrointestinal Distention Fecal Characteristics Digestion and Absorption Malabsorption Elimination Obstructions in the Gastrointestinal System Hepatic and Biliary Systems Common Symptoms of Hepatic and Biliary Problems Bilirubin Metabolism Hepatitis Renal and Urologic System Alterations in Renal and Urinary Function Renal Function -- Renin-Angiotensin Glomerular Filtration Glomerulonephritis Aging and Renal Function Erectile Dysfunction NEW! Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) NEW! Reproductive System Menstrual Alterations Disorders of the Penis and Scrotum Puberty Menstrual Cycle Infertility Menopause Sexually Transmitted Infections Integumentary System Primary Skin Lesions Secondary Skin Lesions Burn Wound Depth Aging and Skin Changes