This compact, spiralbound text examines 93 of the most common diseases and disorders -- including infectious, neoplastic and psychiatric disorders. Arranged alphabetically within body systems, this well-organized text offers comprehensive yet concise coverage of essential information. A consistent outline format makes access fast and efficient, and includes detailed information on the nursing process. Rationale is presented along with signs and symptoms, so the reader will fully understand their implications. Diagnostic tests are also presented with rationale, to correlate the significance of laboratory findings.