Perfect Guide to Diseases, Pathology, and Physiology through Charts and Tests

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Perfect Guide to Diseases, Pathology, and Physiology through Charts and Tests
Specifications: ISBN  978-4883788989
304 pages
21.1 x 25.7 cm / 8.4 x 10.2 in (WxH)
Category: Academic & Science
Publisher: Sogo Igaku Sha Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, 2017
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The process of diagnosing a disease begins with the patient’s condition and medical history, and may involve physical examination and various lab tests that include blood work and imaging. Principally envisioning nurses as its target readership, this book presents 66 diseases and disorders frequently encountered clinically, providing an overall picture of each condition through association charts of pathologies and tests. The objective of this guide is to ensure appropriate nursing care by enhancing comprehension of the patient’s condition and its associated pathophysiology, testing, diagnosis, and treatment regimen. The book is divided into eight sections by category of disease: nervous system, respiratory system, circulatory system, and so forth. The charts at the beginning of the volume serve as useful aids in increasing one’s understanding of diseases.

About the Editor
Yukihiro Michimata has served as Nursing Director at Kyorin University Hospital since 2010. He joined the ICU at Tokyo Women’s Medical University Hospital in 1986, and subsequently served as senior instructor of emergency and intensive care, vice principal, and principal of the training academy for the Japanese Nursing Association from 2000 until 2008. Upon transferring to Kyorin University Hospital in 2008, he became General Manager of Critical Care and then Vice Nursing Director in 2009 before attaining his current position.