Understanding Pathophysiology 3ed ANZ

Craft,Gordon, Huether & McCance

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.

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
  • Elsevier
  • 9780729542647
  • Oct 1 2018
  • Edition 3