Davis Advantage for Pathophysiology (+ Davis Advantage & Davis Edge (3-year access) + Integrated eBook)

Edition: 2nd
Format: Hardcover w/ Access Code
Pub. Date: 2020-02-04
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Instant Access: ISBN-13: 978-1-7196-4008-4
Access Card: ISBN-13: 978-1-7196-4009-1

Davis Advantage for Pathophysiology combines an innovative text with an immersive online program that make this challenging but must-know content easier to master.

An access code inside new, printed textbooks unlocks an ebook, as well as access to Davis Advantage. Or choose the all-digital Instant Access option, which includes the ebook and immediate access to Davis Advantage.

The 2nd Edition continues to connect what students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice… introducing them to the pathophysiologic processes of the conditions they’ll encounter in clinical settings.

Chapters organized by body systems help students understand the relationships between the underlying pathology and the patient assessment data, laboratory findings, and diagnostic testing results. Real-world perspectives bridge the gap between the science of disease and clinical patient care. Students clearly see “how” to interpret assessment findings and “why” to choose interventions.

Using a unique and proven approach across a Learn-Apply-Assess continuum, Davis Advantage engages students and helps them make the connections to key topics. Whether teaching in-person or online, this complete, integrated solution aligns seamlessly with the textbook and equips instructors with actionable analytics to track students’ progress, remediate where needed, and facilitate an active learning environment.

LEARN – Personalized Learning
The foundation of the Davis Advantage platform, Personalized Learning, immerses students in an online learning experience tailored to their needs. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics from the text, and then are guided through animated mini-lecture videos and dynamic activities to reinforce learning and bring concepts to life.

APPLY – Clinical Judgment
Clinical Judgment is now included in the Davis Advantage platform to elevate students’ critical thinking and clinical reasoning, helping them to build the clinical judgment skills they need to practice safe and effective nursing care and to prepare for the Next Generation NCLEX® with confidence. Progressive case studies featuring real-life, complex clinical situations challenge students to apply knowledge, make informed decisions, and evaluate outcomes.

ASSESS - Quizzing
Quizzing uses NCLEX®-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its adaptive, question-based format provides the additional practice students need to test their knowledge, master course content, and perform well on course and board exams.

See what instructors are saying...
The Capriotti textbook explains pathophysiology in a manner that students can easily grasp. The references to nursing interventions help students apply these concepts in the clinical setting. This is one of the very few textbooks with this combination of didactic content and application.
- Kathy G, Instructor at LeMoyne College

Students love the pathophysiology textbook.
- Anna G, Instructor at Century College

Davis Advantage has taken my course to a whole new level of interaction and engagement with students. It has helped with teaching and learning! I have always loved the top notch quick service from F.A. Davis and the Advantage is a game changer in the classroom, lab, and clinical.
-Melanie M., Instructor at Maysville Community and Technical College

Table of Contents

I. The Cell
1. The Cell in Health and Illness
2. Cellular Injury, Adaptations, and Maladaptive Changes
3. Genetic Basis of Disease
II. Integrated Body Processes
4. Stress, Exercise, and Immobility
5. Obesity and Nutritional Imbalances
6. Pain
III. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis
7. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
8. Acid-Base Imbalances
IV. Infection and Inflammation
9. Inflammation and Dysfunctional Wound Healing
10. Infectious Diseases
11. Disorders of the Immune System
V. Hematologic Disorders
12. Disorders of White Blood Cells
13. Disorders of Red Blood Cells
14. Disorders of Platelets, Hemostasis, and Coagulation
VI. Disorders of Cardiovascular Function
15. Arterial Disorders
16. Ischemic Heart Disease and Conduction Disorders
17. Heart Failure
18. Valvular Heart Disease
19. Disorders of the Venous System
VII. Pulmonary Disorders
20. Respiratory Inflammation and Infection
21. Restrictive and Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders
VIII. Renal and Urological Disorders
22. Renal Disorders
23. Urological Disorders
IX. Hormonal and Reproductive Disorders
24. Endocrine Disorders
25. Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome
26. Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
27. Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
28. Sexually Transmitted Infections
X. Gastrointestinal Disorders
29. Disorders of the Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine
30. Common Disorders of the Large Intestine
31. Infection, Inflammation, and Cirrhosis of the Liver
32. Gallbladder, Pancreatic, and Bile Duct Dysfunction
XI. Neurological Disorders
33. Cerebrovascular Disorders
34. Chronic and Degenerative Neurological Disorders
35. Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
36. Psychobiology of Behavioral Disorders
XII. Musculoskeletal Disorders
37. Musculoskeletal Trauma
38. Degenerative Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
39. Infection and Inflammatory Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
XIII. Cancer
40. Cancer
XIV. Integumentary Disorders
41. Skin Disorders
42. Burns
XV. Sensory Disorders
43. Eye Disorders
44. Ear Disorders
XVI. Aging and Multi-System Disorders
45. Pathophysiological Concepts of Aging
46. SIRS, Sepsis, Shock, MODS, and Death


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