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Pathophysiological Phenomena In Nursing: Human Responses To Illness Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman

Pathophysiological Phenomena In Nursing: Human Responses To Illness

Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman

Published May 2nd 2003
ISBN : 9780721684536
Hardcover
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Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing: Human Responses to Illness synthesizes the latest knowledge and understanding about human responses to a range of significant biological processes, symptoms, and clinical manifestations of illness. ThisMorePathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing: Human Responses to Illness synthesizes the latest knowledge and understanding about human responses to a range of significant biological processes, symptoms, and clinical manifestations of illness. This advanced text provides a basis for developing or examining the current knowledge and evidence base for nursing practice in these important areas across the age and health-illness continuums. Five biological life processes form the books broad organizational structure -Regulation, Cognition, Sensation, Protection, and Motion. Examination of each of the 21 phenomena covered within the sections includes definition, prevalence, populations at risk, risk factors (environmental, personal, and developmental), mechanisms, pathological consequences, related pathophysiological concepts, differential diagnosis, manifestations, surveillance, clinical management, conceptual model(s), case studies, selected research, and questions for future study.