Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States / Edition 2

Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States / Edition 2

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by Carol Mattson Porth
     
 

Designed to provide students with essential concepts of disease processes and altered health states, this text is ideal for both discrete and integrated pathophysiology courses. The Second Edition has over 200 new and revised illustrations and incorporates a new feature "Understanding", which uses large pieces of art to outline key processes using a step-by-step

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Designed to provide students with essential concepts of disease processes and altered health states, this text is ideal for both discrete and integrated pathophysiology courses. The Second Edition has over 200 new and revised illustrations and incorporates a new feature "Understanding", which uses large pieces of art to outline key processes using a step-by-step approach. The text continues to include such favorite features as: key concept boxes, color-coded summaries, and icons to delineate special considerations for children, the elderly, and pregnant women.

The free CD-ROM now provides access to three-dimensional animations so visual learners can gain a greater understanding of common disease and cellular processes. The CD-ROM also includes student review questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781770873
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Point (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1184
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Cell structure and function1
Ch. 2Cellular responses to stress, injury, and aging29
Ch. 3Genetic control of cell function and inheritance45
Ch. 4Genetic and congenital disorders61
Ch. 5Neoplasia : a disorder of cell proliferation and differentiation79
Ch. 6Disorders of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance105
Ch. 7Stress and adaptation151
Ch. 8Alterations in body nutrition165
Ch. 9Disorders of white blood cells and lymphoid tissues179
Ch. 10Alterations in hemostasis197
Ch. 11The red blood cell and alterations in oxygen transport211
Ch. 12Mechanisms of infectious disease229
Ch. 13The immune response247
Ch. 14Inflammation, tissue repair, and fever269
Ch. 15Alterations in the immune response293
Ch. 16Control of cardiovascular function319
Ch. 17Disorders of blood flow and blood pressure345
Ch. 18Disorders of cardiac function385
Ch. 19Heart failure and circulatory shock419
Ch. 20Control of respiratory function443
Ch. 21Respiratory tract infections, neoplasia, and childhood disorders467
Ch. 22Disorders of ventilation and gas exchange491
Ch. 23Control of kidney function521
Ch. 24Disorders of renal function537
Ch. 25Renal failure559
Ch. 26Disorders of urine elimination575
Ch. 27Structure and function of the gastrointestinal system589
Ch. 28Disorders of gastrointestinal function605
Ch. 29Disorders of hepatobiliary and exocrine pancreas function631
Ch. 30Organization and control of the endocrine system659
Ch. 31Disorders of endocrine function673
Ch. 32Diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome699
Ch. 33Organization and control of neural function725
Ch. 34Disorders of somatosensory function and pain759
Ch. 35Disorders of neuromuscular function787
Ch. 36Disorders of brain function823
Ch. 37Disorders of special sensory function : vision, hearing, and vestibular function861
Ch. 38Disorders of the male genitourinary system901
Ch. 39Disorders of the female genitourinary system925
Ch. 40Sexually transmitted diseases955
Ch. 41Structure and function of the skeletal system969
Ch. 42Disorders of the skeletal system : trauma, infection, and childhood disorders981
Ch. 43Disorders of the skeletal system : metabolic and rheumatic disorders1015
Ch. 44Structure and function of the skin1047
Ch. 45Disorders of the skin1057

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