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Porth's Pathophysiology Concepts of Altered Health States

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Porth's Pathophysiology Concepts of Altered Health States by Grossman, Sheila; Porth, Carol Mattson, 9781451146004
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  • ISBN: 9781451146004 | 1451146000
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/4/2013
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Succeed in your pathophysiology text with this 9th edition of Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States. Captivating and easy-to understand, this proven book provides comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage designed to help you grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health.  

  • Master the most clinically relevant and difficult to understand disorders with advanced 3D narrated animations.
  • Prepare for clinical practice with 14 unit-opening case studies that put a real face on pathophysiology and help you relate the clinical presentation to the underlying pathophysiology.
  • Master the information you need for success in your career with the unparalleled coverage of disease processes that make this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available.
  • Increase your understanding of key concepts with the full-color art program that illustrates the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes.
  • Find the information you need fast with the book’s consistent presentation of each disease, with detailed coverage of pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment.
  • Reinforce your understanding of key content with chapter-ending review exercises
  • Develop a strong understanding of pathophysiology concepts with the easy-to-follow narrative that builds concepts on one another, defines words as content is presented, and reviews concepts from physiology, biochemistry, physics, and other sciences along the way.
  • Deepen your understanding by pausing and reviewing salient points using the easily-identified section-opening Objectives and section-ending Summaries.
  • Retain and apply text information using Key Concepts Boxes help you incorporate key information into a larger conceptual unit, rather than memorizing a string of related and unrelated facts.
  • Easily access useful references including lists of common suffixes and prefixes, normal laboratory values in both conventional and SI units, and a comprehensive glossary.
  • Take your understanding beyond the book with anytime, anywhere access to the fully searchable eBook online.

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