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Concise and packed with instructive detail, the second edition of this bestselling full-color atlas is the ideal choice for students. It includes the latest scientific knowledge about molecular and genetic causes of disease and promising new therapies.Each two-page color spread shows the causal relationships between disturbances of physiologic processes and explains the resulting malfunction and illness. Color illustrations carry the reader through sections on temperature and energy, blood, respiration, the ...
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Color Atlas of Pathophysiology

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Overview

Concise and packed with instructive detail, the second edition of this bestselling full-color atlas is the ideal choice for students. It includes the latest scientific knowledge about molecular and genetic causes of disease and promising new therapies.Each two-page color spread shows the causal relationships between disturbances of physiologic processes and explains the resulting malfunction and illness. Color illustrations carry the reader through sections on temperature and energy, blood, respiration, the kidney, the digestive system, the heart and circulation, metabolism, hormones, and the neuromuscular and sensory system. Throughout the book, the authors provide brief informational nuggets that review basic physiology.Features of the second edition:
  • New and timely information on adult respiratory distress syndrome, hyperoxia, oxidative stress, polycystic kidney disease, chronic inflammatory bowel disease, metabolic syndrome, copper metabolism and Wilsons Disease, and disproteinemas
  • 190 full-color illustrations - clearly organized and systematically color-coded - that clarify complex relationships
  • Thorough coverage of abnormalities of intercellular signal transmission, aging and life expectancy, pathophysiology of bone, and heart failure, and more
  • Highlighting of key words and paragraphs for easy navigation
  • The second edition of Color Atlas of Pathophysiology is an essential companion for students during their clinical studies, both as a study tool and as a key reference. It also serves as a handy refresher for clinicians and allied health professionals.

"...quick access to texts for all important disorders... 181 clear color images show causal relationships between disturbances of physiological processes & the resulting malfuntion and illness."

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[V]isual reference and refresher for students, clinicians, and allied health professionals...[Features] high-quality color anatomical/process illustration[s]. — booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783131490612
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 448
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

Professor and Head, Dept. of Physiology, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany

Professor, Physiological Institute, University of Tuebingen, Germany

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Table of Contents

1 Fundamentals 2
2 Temperature, Energy 20
3 Blood 28
4 Respiration, Acid-Base Balance 66
5 Kidney, Salt and Water Balance 92
6 Stomach, Intestines, Liver 134
7 Heart and Circulation 176
8 Metabolism 242
9 Hormones 256
10 Neuromuscular and Sensory System 298
Literature 362
Index 365
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