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Porth Pathophysiology

Concepts of Altered Health States: First Canadian Edition

Ruth Hannon, Charlotte Pooler, Carol Mattson Porth


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The well respected textbook Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States has now been fully adapted for Canadian undergraduate nursing and health professions students. Like the original text, this Canadian edition includes a review of anatomy and physiology and treatment information for commonly occurring disease states. Pediatric, geriatric, and pregnancy deviations are integrated throughout and highlighted with icons for easy identification. Canadian content includes Canadian healthcare statistics regarding incidence; cultural variations, with a focus on native population and largest immigrant populations; Canadian research and researchers; Canadian treatment protocols and guidelines; and commonly occurring disease concerns based on Canadian statistics.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 9781605477817, 1601pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010