Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Nursing Students (Transforming Nursing Practice Series)

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Carefully designed to provide an integrated introduction to both the biology of disease and the therapeutic agents that are used to manage them, this book considers the underlying pathology of many common illnesses and diseases but by focusing on those conditions which have a pharmacological intervention is able to provide nurses with a broader understanding of bioscience that reflects care given in practice.

It covers the basics of pharmacology, the core pathological concepts of inflammation, infection and cancer as well as a systems-based consideration of the pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology of common disorders. Providing the ideal starting point for student nurses to develop a robust, integrated knowledge of human disease and pharmacology, this book will enable them to provide care based on up-to-date knowledge of this important subject.

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Dr Sarah Ashelford has been a lecturer in biological sciences within the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Studies, University of Bradford since 2005. Prior to this, Sarah was a science teacher at high schools in Leeds and Wakefield. Sarah has a BSc in Genetics and a PhD from the Centre for HIV Research, Division of Biological Science, University of Edinburgh.

Sarah leads the pre-registration Pathophysiology theme for all nursing fields. Sarah is co-module leader for the post-registration Cancer- Understanding Treatment, Management & Care, Haematology and Stem-Cell Transplant, and Symptom Management in Life-limiting Illnesses modules. Sarah leads the Genetics and Health, and co-leads Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Acute and Long term conditions modules. A member of the Biosciences in Nursing Education Group, she undertakes research to enhance teaching, learning and assessment of the biosciences.

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We've chosen this as the core textbook for Year 2 Biology and have been impressed by the book. It is perfectly directed towards nursing students and explains concepts at the right level but makes them easy to understand.--Tom Walvin (10/04/2016)

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