Diseases and Disorders by Marilyn Sawyer Sommers; Marilyn SommersEverything you need to know about caring for patients--in one portable "must have" handbook! Often referred to as the "Merck Manual" for nurses by nurses, its quick access format makes it easy to find information on nearly 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. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the 4th Edition incorporates the latest scientific advances and the practice of nursing today.
Legionellosis: Global Status by GIDEON Informatics, Inc.; Stephen BergerLegionellosis: Global Status is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which summarize the status of individual infectious diseases, in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON database (www.gideononline.com) which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing exhaustive search of the medical literature. Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by country name. Each section is divided into six subsections. 1. Descriptive epidemiology 2. Summary of clinical features 3. Global status including distribution map 4. Potential use in Bioterrorism 5. Status of the disease in a specific country 6. References
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Human Diseases by Marianne Neighbors; Ruth Tannehill-JonesOrganized by body systems, this essential pathophysiology text is written specifically for allied health learners and as a reference for allied health professionals. This book is also ideal as a resource on basic diseases for anyone within the medical arena or lay community. It is designed to make difficult pathophysiology concepts easier to understand by using consistent organization, and includes pronunciations, boxed features, and full-color illustrations and photos.
Call Number: 616.652009 NEI
Publication Date: 2009
Human Diseases by Mary Lou Mulvihill; Mark Zelman; Elaine Tompary; Jill Raymond; Paul HoldawayThis book presents the basic principles of human disease, organized by human organ system. It provides practical information for both health career and non-professional readers--unlike other books, which are generally too high level or specialized for this purpose. New to this edition are: new diagnostic tests and lab procedures; enhanced coverage in treatment and diagnostic sections in disorders to include common treatments and general pharm options; increased coverage of disease statistics, prevalencies, risk factors for diseases and conditions; addition of prevention and aging to Diseases at a Glance table at the end of each chapter; A new page will be added at the end of each chapter which walks the readers through the multimedia resources that are available for each chapter; and much more!