Written by Judy Craft and Christopher Gordon, Understanding Pathophysiology 3e remains Australia and New Zealand’s leading pathophysiology text for nursing and allied health students. Updated to include the most current scientific and clinical case material across the life span, complex subject manner is presented in an approachable and easy-to-understand format.
Beginning with essential concepts, the text examines the normal structure and function of each body system, followed by the alterations to that system caused by disease. Conditions particularly relevant to children and to the ageing are described in separate sections in each chapter to demonstrate disease processes across the life span.
Strong ANZ pathophysiological focus — with disease and disorder profiles specific to the region explained in greater detail and with an epidemiological focusExpert editors, clinicians, researchers and academic writersRecent developments in evidence-based practice for diseases and disorders incorporated throughout