The quick access format makes it easy to find information on more than 250 diseases and disorders. Clear, but comprehensive discussions of pathophysiology, with rationales in the medications and laboratory sections, explain the scientific basis for nursing care.
A complete encyclopedic reference for nurses and clinicians, offering coverage of conditions like joint fractures, as well as coverage of issues related to age, such as retirement. Includes a complete alphabetical list of entries and contributions from more than 350 international professionals.
Explains disorders in plain English, discussing who is likely to get them, their symptoms, how they're diagnosed, how they might be prevented, and how they can be treated; also provides information about prognosis.