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Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards : Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses - ZERWEKH

Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses


Paperback Published: 9th June 2010
ISBN: 9780323067478
Number Of Pages: 208

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Use this set of colourful 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.

Key Features

  • Unique! 96 full-colour illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts.
  • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
  • Coloured tabs make it easy to find topics.
  • Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
  • Unique! Colour highlights emphasize four central topics:
  • Serious/life-threatening implications in pink
  • Common clinical findings in blue
  • Important nursing implications in yellow
  • Patient teaching in green
New to this Edition 24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards:
  • HIV in Children and Infants
  • Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange
  • Pneumonia
  • Rh Factor
  • Insulin -- What Does It Do?
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)
  • The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 96 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

Body's Self-Defense
Normal Immune Response
Characteristics of Immune Response
HIV in Children and Infants NEW!
Cellular Proliferation
Pulmonary System
Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange NEW!
Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange
Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems
Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis
Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD
Oxygen Toxicity
Cor Pulmonale
Pneumonia NEW!
Cardiovascular System
Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems
Cardiac Output
Cardiac Ischemia
Heart Failure
Valvular Dysfunction
Cardiac Conduction System
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Cardiac Tamponade
Hypovolemic Shock
Cardiogenic Shock
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)
Blood-brain Barrier
Cranial Nerves
Brain Hemisphere Function
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
Obstructions in the Gastrointestinal System
Hepatic and Biliary Systems
Common Symptoms of Hepatic and Biliary Problems
Bilirubin Metabolism
Renal and Urologic System
Alterations in Renal and Urinary Function
Renal Function -- Renin-Angiotensin
Glomerular Filtration
Aging and Renal Function
Erectile Dysfunction NEW!
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) NEW!
Reproductive System
Menstrual Alterations
Disorders of the Penis and Scrotum
Menstrual Cycle
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Integumentary System
Primary Skin Lesions
Secondary Skin Lesions
Burn Wound Depth
Aging and Skin Changes
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ISBN: 9780323067478
ISBN-10: 0323067476
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 9th June 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.2 x 10.2  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised