100 Case Studies in Pathophysiology

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Overview

Develop both your clinical problem-solving and critical thinking skills with this comprehensive workbook. Inside you'll discover a clear-cut approach to integrating basic pathophysiology, risk factors, physical examination findings, and clinical laboratory data for 100 major health problems. This fundamental resource provides support for medical, pharmacy, nursing, and allied health studies. Using a case study approach, you'll learn appropriate disease management options to improve patient quality of life.

Features That Make Learning Easy:

  • An organ systems approach categorizes diseases and other health conditions and provides a logical, efficient learning experience.
  • Patient Cases simulate the health problems of real-life patients, so you can effectively interpret medical records and treatment options.
  • A Disease Summary for each case study, found on the accompanying CD-ROM and companion Website, provides an in-depth understanding of each medical condition. Each Disease Summary includes a definition, prevalence, significance, causes and risk factors, pathophysiology, diagnosis, appropriate treatment, and serious complications and prognosis.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving questions in the Patient Cases and the Disease Summaries provoke thought and test your understanding of the main concepts.
  • Over 150 color photographs and illustrations, available on the CD-ROM and the companion Website, help bring the content to life.

Now Available for Instructors: Online answers to critical thinking and problem-solving questions in the Disease Summary and Patient Case sections, and an image bank that includes the figures and tables for each.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781761451
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 128,284
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS

Case 1. Acute Myocardial Infarction

Case 2. Aneurysm of the Abdominal Aorta

Case 3. Congestive Heart Failure

Case 4. Deep Venous Thrombosis

Case 5. Hypertension

Case 6. Hypovolemic Shock

Case 7. Infective Endocarditis

Case 8. Peripheral Vascular Disease

Case 9. Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Case 10. Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease

Part 2. RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

Case 11. Asbestosis

Case 12. Asthma

Case 13. Bacterial Pneumonia

Case 14. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Case 15. Cystic Fibrosis

Case 16. Lung Cancer

Part 3. GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS

Case 17. Acute Pancreatitis

Case 18. Cirrhosis

Case 19. Colorectal Cancer

Case 20. Constipation

Case 21. Crohn Disease

Case 22. Diarrhea

Case 23. Esophageal Varices

Case 24. Gastric Cancer

Case 25. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Case 26. Nausea and Vomiting

Case 27. Peptic Ulcer Disease

Case 28. Ulcerative Colitis

Case 29. Viral Hepatitis

Part 4. RENAL DISORDERS

Case 30. Acute Renal Failure

Case 31. Chronic Renal Failure

Case 32. Dialysis and Renal Transplantation

Case 33. Renal Cell Carcinoma

Case 34. Urinary Stone Disease

Case 35. Urinary Tract Infection

Part 5. NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS

Case 36. Acute Pyogenic Meningitis

Case 37. Acute Viral Encephalitis

Case 38. Alzheimer Disease

Case 39. Cluster Headache

Case 40. Complex Partial Seizures

Case 41. Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures

Case 42. Intracranial Neoplasm

Case 43. Migraine Headaches

Case 44. Multiple Sclerosis

Case 45. Parkinson Disease

Part 6. PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

Case 46. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Case 47. Bipolar Disorder

Case 48. Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Case 49. Major Depressive Disorder

Case 50. Schizophrenia

Part 7. NEUROENDOCRINE DISORDERS

Case 51. Addison Disease

Case 52. Cushing Syndrome

Case 50.Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1

Part 8. CHROMOSOME ABNORMALITY DISORDERS

Case 51. Down Syndrome

Case 52. Klinefelter Syndrome

Case 53. Turner Syndrome

Part 9. FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS

Case 54. Cancer of the Female Breast

Case 55. Cervicitis

Case 56. Endometriosis

Part 10. MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS

Case 57. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Case 58. Erectile Dysfunction

Case 59. Prostate Cancer

Part 11. IMMUNOLOGIC DISORDERS

Case 60. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Case 61. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

Case 62. Gout

Case 63. Osteoarthritis

Case 64. Osteoporosis

Part 13. DISEASES OF THE SKIN

Case 65. Acne Vulgaris

Case 66. Basal Cell Carcinoma

Case 67. Malignant Melanoma

Part 14. DISEASES OF THE BLOOD

Case 68. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Case 69. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Case 70. Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia

Part 15. DISORDERS OF THE EYES, EARS, NOSE AND THROAT

Case 71. Acute Otitis Media

Case 72. Acute Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Case 73. Allergic Rhinitis

Part 16. NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS

Case 74. Anorexia Nervosa

Case 75. Bulimia Nervosa

Case 76. Obesity

Part 17. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

Case 77. Genital Herpes

Case 78. Gon

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