Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nursing Students

Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Pub Date: 18/05/2016
ISBN: 9781473906600
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Quick overview A user friendly book that breaks down a complex subject into clear and understandable chapters providing appropriate depth for busy nursing students. It integrates both pathology and pharmacology to help students understand the relationship between the two.
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Carefully designed to provide an integrated introduction to both the biology of disease and the therapeutic agents that are used to manage them, this book considers the underlying pathology of many common illnesses and diseases but by focusing on those conditions which have a pharmacological intervention is able to provide nurses with a broader understanding of bioscience that reflects care given in practice. It covers the basics of pharmacology, the core pathological concepts of inflammation, infection and cancer as well as a systems-based consideration of the pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology of common disorders. Providing the ideal starting point for student nurses to develop a robust, integrated knowledge of human disease and pharmacology, this book will enable them to provide care based on up-to-date knowledge of this important subject.

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