I would like to know which book is good for my family nurse practitioner, advanced patho course that I'm taking this semester. I know it's sort of late to ask since I'm already 8 weeks into the semester. My instructor decided to go with the Pathophysiology book by Copstead/Banasik (2010) 4th edition which I bought from Amazon
and it's the same book that the undergraduate students are using! Last time I took patho was in 2006. What do you think about this book: http://www.amazon.com/Pathophysiolog...pr_product_top
I've heard McCance & Huether's book is for advanced patho reading. There's a new 6th edition out and the cover looks cool
This course is online and has a lot of busy work but I am still doing the readings. I just want to know if there's more advanced information from other textbooks. I am able to go online to my University's online library to read from various sources and also some textbooks but they don't have these books on there. I could also access eMedicine from my school's online health sciences library but I just think having a comprehensive advanced patho textbook is good for me to have and read and to take to starbucks to read before I go out to chill with friends. Please let me know what your experiences are with these textbooks. If the McCance & Huether's 6th edition textbook is more advanced and a fit for FNPs, then I'm going to buy that, then sell my "undergrad" pathophysiology book 4th ed. by Copstead/Banasik. Thanks.