"Blueprints Notes & Cases" has it all! Wondering how your pathophysiology courses will relate to medical practice? Overwhelmed by the amount of reading necessary to cover the basics? Looking for a link between basic science and its clinical application? "Blueprints Notes & Cases - Pathophysiology: Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal and Rheumatology" is just what you need. 'The ability to apply basic science concepts with clinical data is an important skill. Learning the basic science content through the use of a clinical presentation is more meaningful and enjoyable. Students love this new book: What I like about the cases is that they combine different aspects of diseases students are responsible for on the boards...Some of these are absolutely fabulous in terms of completeness, depth, and explanations' - 3rd year medical student, Medical College of Virginia.'I thought the cases were really well written and comprehensive, thoroughly covering the disease from many aspects such as pathology, physiology, histology etc...Ideally, the student would but this book at the beginning of the year and read it as he progresses through the year' - 3rd year medical student, SUNY Downstate.
"Blueprints Notes & Cases - Pathophysiology: Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal and Rheumatology" features: clinical cases that introduce the basic science topics; thought questions that integrate the clinical situation with basic science topics being reviewed; basic science review and discussion that presents the answers to the thought questions and provides a clinical framework for the understanding of the basic science topics; thumbnail chart and key points that highlight the essential information presented in the discussion; and, multiple-choice questions that provide a check on your understanding of concepts presented.If you are wondering how the pathophysiology principles you are studying will apply to real-life patients, this book is just what you need. Use it during your coursework to aid in understanding of basic science concepts. It also offers a great review as you prep for exams and your work on the wards. "Blueprints" from Blackwell Publishing helps in every step of medical school. Perfect for medical students - physician assistants, nurse practitioners and related health professionals will also find "Blueprints Notes & Cases" valuable.show more