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 focus
Expert editors, clinicians, researchers and academic writers
Recent developments in evidence-based practice for diseases and disorders incorporated throughout
Evolve Student Resources:
eBook on VitalSource
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Answer Guides to in-print features Focus on Learning, Case Studies and Review Questions
New to this Edition
NEW chapter on diabetes to highlight the prevalence of the disease in Australia and New Zealand
Expanded obesity chapter to reflect the chronic health complications and comorbidities
New concept maps designed to stand out and pull together key chapter concepts and processes
Updated Focus on Learning, Case Studies and Chapter Review Questions
Now includes an eBook with all print purchases
- Publication Date:
- Elsevier Australia
- Country of origin:
- 3rd Edition
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