Pathophysiology for Nurses

This is a collection of pathophysiology resources:   Scroll down and check out the resources listed by systems!

The Cell and Genes

Cellular Transport Animations:  http://www.wiley.com/legacy/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/membrane_transport/membrane_transport.htm

Your genes, your health:  http://www.yourgenesyourhealth.org/

Want to Understand Human Gene Mapping? (this is a different way of looking at gene mapping that makes it easy to understand!)  at http://primeinc.org/casestudies/casemanager/study/454/Want_to_Understand_Human_Gene_Mapping

Video:  Genes and Genetic Disorders  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1Aaf_HLWIQ 

View Video:  Genes and Genetic Disorders  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1Aaf_HLWIQ


Immunity and Infection

Immunity animation:  http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0072507470/student_view0/chapter22/animation__the_immune_response.html

How the HIV infection cycle works animation:  http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0072507470/student_view0/chapter22/animation__how_the_hiv_infection_cycle_works.html

West Nile Virus:  http://www.cdc.gov/westnile/index.html

View The Inflammatory Response Animation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=426PDam1ey4

 

View the Immune Response Animation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf2t8n1ibwQ

 

Specific Laws and Regulations Governing the Control of Communicable Diseases at CDC:  http://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/specificlawsregulations.html

Legal Authorities for Isolation and Quarantine at CDC:  http://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/aboutlawsregulationsquarantineisolation.html

Cardiovascular Alterations

Coronary Artery Disease Animation:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEeXVcZuAEw

Atherosclerosis Animation:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAFgfN2OPls

Pathology of Cardiac Disease:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=OTA1604

Cardiovascular Disease Learning Activity:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=GEN2405

Heart Failure:  http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nursing/sonet/rlos/bioproc/heart_failure/

View Video:  Cardiovascular Alterations:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9KUjGMKkH8

 

View Video:  Cardiovascular Alterations, Part 2:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0voWXPCsm0

 

Heart Disease and the Impact of Policies and Environment (scroll all the way down on the page to read the Impact of Policies and Environmenthttp://www.ncsl.org/research/health/heart-disease-and-stroke-an-overview.aspx#Envir

Respiratory Alterations

Adventitious Breath Sounds:  http://davisplus.fadavis.com/tabers21/Animations/animations.cfm?exercise=Adventitious_Breath_Sounds&title=Adventitious%20Breath%20Sounds

 

Respiration Video:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Respiratory/samples/animations/Respiration/index.html

 

Respiratory matching game:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=NUR2203

 

Respiratory crossword puzzle:  http://www.nursingcenter.com//upload/static/403753/Dyspnea.html

 

Respiratory disorders:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=GEN2005

 

Needle Thoracotomy Video:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Respiratory/samples/animations/Needle%20Thorocotomy/index.html

Tuberculosis:  http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/tuberculosis/tbc/index.html

 

Tuberculosis Laws and Policies at CDC:  http://www.cdc.gov/tb/programs/Laws/default.htm

 

View Video:  Adventitious Breath Sounds:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JA6D1Mguh0

Listen to Adventitious Breath Sounds at http://www.easyauscultation.com/adventitious-breath-sounds

Gastrointestinal Alterations

GERD Video:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Digestive/samples/animations/GERD/index.html

 

Stomach Ulcer Video:  http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/esp/2002_general/Esp/folder_structure/ab/m4/s5/abm4s5_11.htm


Digestive Disorders:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=GEN3105


Gastrointestinal Tic Tac Toe:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=NUR6404

 

Pathophysiology of the Digestive System:  http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/

 

Tests for the GI system:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=NUR4304

GERD Video:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Digestive/samples/animations/GERD/index.html

 

Watch Acute Cholecystitis Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y2c9PI-5DM

 

Watch Pancreatitis Pathophysiology Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inRSjh3bHPg

 

View Video:  Alterations in Digestive Function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cjeMMZeLsc

 

View Video:  Alterations in Digestive Function, Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s8t809WYsU


Gynecology/Obstetrics Pathology

Clinical Case: Mrs. Johnson's Vaginal Bleeding at http://medsci.indiana.edu/c602web/602/c602web/gyn_cas/docs/intro.html

View Video: Alterations in Reproductive System https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVHf2bwTmzQ

Female pathologies of reproduction:  http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/FEMHTML/FEM200.html

 

Reproduction system animation:  https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=reproductive+system+animation

 

STD Slideshow:  http://reference.medscape.com/features/slideshow/stds

Endocrine Alterations

Endocrine Disorders Learning Activity:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=GEN2205

The Action of Hormones Learning Activity:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP13704

Endocrine System Game:  http://www.zerobio.com/drag_oa/endo.htm

Complete Glands of the Endocrine System:  https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/health/medical-assistant/mea1104/glands-of-the-endocrine-system


View Video:  Alterations in Endocrine/Hormonal Function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLTHcy7qI7I

 

View Video:  Alterations in Endocrine/Hormonal Function Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNQ_tHMtppA

 

Cretinism Screening:  http://www.newbornscreening.info/Parents/otherdisorders/CH.html


Newborn Screening for Cretisism:  http://www.idph.state.il.us/HealthWellness/fs/congenitalhypo.htm

 

Most insurance companies did not cover the expense of diabetes care until legislation was put in place in the 1990s.  See Providing Diabetes Health Coverage: State Laws and Programs and click on the state links that interest you:  http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/diabetes-health-coverage-state-laws-and-programs.aspx


Endocrine System Interactive Review:  http://www.interactivephysiology.com/login/endodemo/systems/systems/endocrine/index.html

 

View Video:  Hemoglobin A1C and Diabetes  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK22DADYEPo

 

View Video:  Blood Glucose and Mortality https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXQneoKe4k0


Urological 

GFR:  http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nursing/sonet/rlos/bioproc/gfr/

View Video:  Altered Uro and Renal Function: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ur9ACEMnDQ

 

View Video:  Altered Uro and Renal Function, Part 2:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymHJQ_DraNs

 

Complete Urinary System Diseases Activity at https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/health/general-health/gen2305/urinary-system-diseases

View Overactive Bladder Animation at http://www.healthcentral.com/videos/cf/incontinence/overactive-bladder-symptoms-signs-and-treatments

 

View Urinary Tract Infection Animation at http://www.muschealth.com/video/Default.aspx?videoId=10099&cId=32&type=rel


View Kidney Stone Animation at http://www.muschealth.com/video/Default.aspx?videoId=10099&cId=32&type=rel

Neurological Alterations

Brainstem herniation animation:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Nervous/samples/animations/Brainstem%20Herniation/index.html

 

Brain injury animation:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Nervous/samples/animations/Brain%20Injuries/index.html

 

Acetylcholine Pathways:  Normal Brain versus Alzheimers:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Nervous/samples/animations/Acetylcholine%20Pathways/index.html

Consequences of Moving a Spinal Injury Patient:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Nervous/samples/animations/Consequences%20of%20Moving%20a%20Patient/index.html

Coup/Contracoup Injuries:  http://www.argosymedical.com/Nervous/samples/animations/Coup%20Contra%20Coup/index.html

 

Cranial Nerves:  http://www.med.yale.edu/caim/cnerves/

 

The 12 Cranial Nerves:  http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP11504

Oculocephalic reflex:  http://library.med.utah.edu/kw/animations/hyperbrain/oculo_reflex/oculocephalic2.html

 

Pathophysiology of Stroke:  http://library.med.utah.edu/kw/animations/hyperbrain/oculo_reflex/oculocephalic2.html


View Video:  Alterations of Neurological Function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y89gu9c4tFg

 

View Video:  Alterations of Neurological Function, Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np7lNlnnakE

Musculoskeletal Pathologies

Complete Common Musculoskeletal Fractures Activity:  https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/health/nursing/nur1303/common-musculoskeletal-fractures

 

Complete Musculoskeletal Disorders Activity:  https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/career-clusters/health-science/gen1905/musculoskeletal-disorders

 

View the Musculoskeletal Disorders Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB7rYl7nl58

 

View Video:  Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUToMpaoXMc

 

View Video:  Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnYScu_U51A


Integumentary

View Acne Animation at http://www.muschealth.com/video/Default.aspx?cId=29

 

View Burn Animation at (note: select Burn Animation) http://www.muschealth.com/video/Default.aspx?cId=29

 

Explore skin cancer at http://www.skincancer.org/skin-cancer-information

 

Read California Tanning Law at http://www.skincancer.org/news/tanning/california-enacts-nations-strictest-teen-tanning-law

 

Explore Indoor Tanning Legislation at http://www.aimatmelanoma.org/en/aim-for-a-cure/legislative-accomplishments-in-melanoma/2014-indoor-tanning.html


Sensory

View Phases of Nociceptive Pain Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMZdkac4YLk

 

View Pain Animations at http://www.bayareapainmedical.com/nervanim.html

 

Hearing Loss Flintstones Simulation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ar1Dq-M2ok4

 

View Video:  Glaucoma at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJwsBXGlf7c

 

View Video:  Macular Degeneration at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozZQIZ_52YY

 

View Disorders of the Eyes and Ears Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsGbtfztOm4

Other Patho Resources

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