Biochemistry Demystified by Sharon Walker; David McMahonLearn BIOCHEMISTRY without stressing out your brain CELLS Trying to understand the chemical processes of living organisms but having trouble metabolizing the complex concepts? Here's your lifeline! Biochemistry Demystified helps synthesize your understanding of this important topic. You'll start with a review of basic chemical concepts and a look at cell structures and cell division. Next, you'll study carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, nucleotides, and enzymes. Glycolysis, the citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, and the control of chemical processes round out the coverage. Hundreds of examples and illustrations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter questions and a final exam help reinforce learning. This fast and easy guide offers: Numerous figures to illustrate key concepts Details on DNA and RNA Coverage of hormones and neurotransmitters A chapter on analytical techniques and bioinformatics A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Biochemistry Demystified is your key to mastering this vital life sciences subject.
Publication Date: 2008-07-17
Pathophysiology by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff (Prepared for Publication by); Springhouse Publishing Company StaffThis quick-reference handbook provides the essential "must-have" pathophysiology facts that nurses need in day-to-day patient care. The book covers more than 130 diseases organized by body system, with separate chapters on genetics and fluid and electrolyte disorders. Information is presented in a format that is ideal for rapid access, with bullets, graphic illustrations, and flow charts that demonstrate pathophysiologic processes. Signs and symptoms are clearly linked to pathophysiologic changes in each disorder. Each chapter begins with a brief review of pathophysiologic concepts. An appendix provides a quick-scan chart of less common disorders.
Publication Date: 2004-06-28
Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Visual by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins StaffKnow the how and why of common conditions and diagnose 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
Publication Date: 2016-06-01
Pathophysiology of Disease by Stephen J. McPhee; William F. GanongReview questions located throughout each chapter promote self-assessment and serve as an excellent review for USMLE Step 2 The two-color design showcases the abundant use of diagrams and tables More than 85,000 students in the US enrolled in medicine, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner programs need to learn pathophysiology
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
Pathophysiology Review by Marlene HurstAce your Pathophysiology course with the help of nursing review pioneer Marlene Hurst Use Marlene's "no cram, pass with what you already know" system to slash your study time in half Based on Marlene Hurst's popular nursing seminars that train over 30,000 students annually, this innovative review is loaded with the author's time-tested strategies - all designed to help you excel in your Pathophysiology course exams. Pathophysiology Review is unlike any other resource as it explains how to apply critical thinking and test-taking skills rather than how to re-learn course content. Marlene shows you how to "think on your feet" in order to succeed on your Pathophysiology exams. Features: A complete Pathophysiology course toolkit - from the world's most sought after speaker on nursing exam preparation Skill-building questions, answers, and explanations at the end of each chapter Concise, easy-to-remember strategies that cut study time in half Eye-catching full-color format Marlene Moments - Marlene's humorous anecdotes of common student mistakes that offer a light-hearted look at how new nurses learn to succeed What the NCLEX Lady Thinks - tips that reveal the rationale behind various NCLEX pathophysiology questions and how to adjust your strategy accordingly
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
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