Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this pocket-sized guide provides time-starved nurses with critical information on managing approximately 100 of the most challenging chronic disorders. The book delivers information quickly in a streamlined, bulleted format, with numerous illustrations, recurring logos, and memory joggers. Chapters are organized alphabetically by disorder name. Coverage of each disorder includes causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis, complications, treatment options, and special considerations. Logos include I See, I See, illustrating pathology through graphics and flowcharts; This Is Intense, focusing on acute episodes; and Head of the Class, offering essential patient teaching information. Test Zone self-assessment questions appear at the back of the book.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultants Road map A B-C D-G H-I J-N O-Q R-Z The test zone Selected references Index