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Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access

Author(s): Lachel Story, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • ISBN-13: 9781284120196
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access     522 pages      © 2018
Price: $100.95 US List
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Premier Access that unlocks a comprehensive eBook, interactive lectures, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

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Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition employs a concept-based approach to teaching nursing students the complex, yet essential topic of pathophysiology. The Third Edition offers an innovative, user-friendly approach and serves as a practical guide to understanding pathophysiology. Both instructors and students praise this text for its easy reading style, use of dynamic images to bring complex content to life and coverage of current trends. 

Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition features updated information resulting from research and current epidemiological trends.  The concept-based approach found throughout the text aligns with the recommendations from both the Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to promote clinical reasoning and lifelong learning.

New to the Third Edition 

  • Additional pediatric coverage
  • Coverage of the active learning and flipped classroom approaches to teaching
  • Expansion of current and new case studies
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access 

Instructor Resources: 
Instructor Resource Guide
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Case Studies
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Test Bank 


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Chapter  1  Cellular Function
Chapter  2  Immunity
Chapter  3  Hematopoietic Function
Chapter  4  Cardiovascular Function
Chapter  5  Respiratory Function
Chapter  6  Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis
Chapter  7  Urinary Function
Chapter  8  Reproductive Function
Chapter  9  Gastrointestinal Function
Chapter  10  Endocrine Function
Chapter  11  Neural Function
Chapter  12  Musculoskeletal Function
Chapter  13  Integumentary Function
Chapter  14  Sensory Function

Lachel Story, PhD, RN-Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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ISBN-13: 9781284120196

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