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Med-Surgical Essay

2801NRS Semester 1, 2016
Written Assignment: Comparative essay
Essay: 1500 words
Weighting: 30%
Due Date: by 5pm, 16th May 2016.
Task aim The aim of the assessment item is to provide students with an opportunity to discuss best practice in relation to the nursing care of a particular client. 1,000 more words


I enjoy learning.  I enjoy college.  I really enjoy my pathophysiology class.  It’s interesting to learn the etiology of so many diseases.  I find it absolutely fascinating.  186 more words


Is PKD a metabolic problem at the cellular level?

Sometimes smaller studies are overlooked, especially where they don’t lead to the promise of an imminent breakthrough in the management of PKD.
One such was published on EbioMedicine in March of this year, with the factual, but dull, title: “Fatty Acid Oxidation is Impaired in An Orthologous Mouse Model of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease”.    1,066 more words


How Did I Pass Pathophysiology?

This post is for my nursing students who are struggling in patho, pathophysiology.

First and foremost, lets start by discussing what really is pathophysiology.

Google definition: “The disordered physiological processes associated with disease or injury.” 340 more words


Nursing Assignment: ASTHMA

Nursing Assignment: ASTHMA


Complications of asthma can be sudden. Consider the case of Bradley Wilson, a young boy who had several medical conditions. He appeared in good health when he went to school, returned home, and ate dinner. 502 more words

The Size of the Radial Tuberosity is Not Related to the Occurrence of Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures: A Case-Control Study!



Hypertrophic changes at the radial tuberosity have traditionally been related to distal biceps tendon degeneration and rupture. From supination to pronation of the forearm, the space available for the distal biceps tendon between de lateral ulna and radial bicipital tuberosity (RBT) decreases by almost 50%. 201 more words

Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered States 4e

Prepare your students for their future careers with Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, 4/e. This clear, readable, and student-friendly text  delivers “need to know” disease content, along with the essential foundation in science that nursing, physician assistant, pharmacology, advanced health science, and medical students need to succeed in  their future careers. 224 more words