Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States / Edition 3

Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States / Edition 3

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by Carol Porth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1582557241

ISBN-13: 9781582557243

Pub. Date: 11/01/2010

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Designed to present students with essential concepts of disease processes and altered health states, this third edition text is ideal for both discrete and integrated pathophysiology courses. The third edition continues to build on the extremely successful art program and the 'Understanding' feature and has an even more robust electronic support ancillary

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Designed to present students with essential concepts of disease processes and altered health states, this third edition text is ideal for both discrete and integrated pathophysiology courses. The third edition continues to build on the extremely successful art program and the 'Understanding' feature and has an even more robust electronic support ancillary program to make both faculty and student learning easier and more successful.

Features include:

-Illustrations help to build mental images of the content that is being presented
-Key Concept Boxes
-Materials for Review include review exercises that help integrate and synthesize text materials
-Summary Boxes
-Tables & Charts that present complex information in a memorable and easy to grasp layout
-Understanding Physiologic Process feature focuses on the physiologic processes and phenomena, presenting them in sequential chunks for easier learning

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582557243
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Edition description:
Third, North American Edition, With DVD
Pages:
1280
Sales rank:
293,250
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Cell and Tissue Function

Chapter 1 Cell Structure and Function

Chapter 2 Cellular Responses to Stress, Injury, and Aging

Chapter 3 Inflammation, the Inflammatory Response, and Fever

Chapter 4 Cell Proliferation, Tissue Regeneration and Repair

Chapter 5 Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance

Chapter 6 Genetic and Congenital Disorders

Chapter 7 Neoplasia

UNIT 2 Integrative Body Functions

Chapter 8 Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

Chapter 9 Stress and Adaptation

Chapter 10 Disorders of Nutritional Status

UNIT 3 Hematopoietic Function

Chapter 11 Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissues

Chapter 12 Disorders of Hemostasis

Chapter 13 Disorders of Red Blood Cells

UNIT 4 Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity

Chapter 14 Mechanisms of Infectious Disease

Chapter 15 Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Chapter 16 Disorders of the Immune Response

UNIT 5 Circulatory Function

Chapter 17 Control of Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 18 Disorders of Blood Flow and Blood Pressure

Chapter 19 Disorders of Cardiac Function

Chapter 20 Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock

UNIT 6 Respiratory Function

Chapter 21 Control of Respiratory Function

Chapter 22 Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders

Chapter 23 Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange

UNIT 7 Kidney and Urinary Tract Function

Chapter 24 Structure and Function of the Kidney

Chapter 25 Disorders of Renal Function

Chapter 26 Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

Chapter 27 Disorders of the Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract

UNIT 8 Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Function

Chapter 28 Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 29 Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function

Chapter 30 Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function

UNIT 9 Endocrine System

Chapter 31 Mechanisms of Endocrine Control

Chapter 32 Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism

Chapter 33 Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome

UNIT 10 Nervous System

Chapter 34 Organization and Control of Neural Function

Chapter 35 Somatosensory Function, Pain, and Headache

Chapter 36 Disorders of Neuromuscular Function

Chapter 37 Disorders of Brain Function

Chapter 38 Disorders of Special Sensory Function: Vision, Hearing, and Vestibular Function

UNIT 11 Genitourinary and Reproductive Function

Chapter 39 Disorders of the Male Genitourinary System

Chapter 40 Disorders of the Female Genitourinary System

Chapter 41 Sexually Transmitted Infections

UNIT 12 Musculoskeletal Function

Chapter 42 Structure and Function of the Skeletal System

Chapter 43 Disorders of the Skeletal System: Trauma, Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders

Chapter 44 Disorders of the Skeletal System: Metabolic and Rheumatic Disorders

UNIT 13 Integumentary Function

Chapter 45 Structure and Function of the Skin

Chapter 46 Disorders of Skin Integrity and Function

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Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States [With CDROM and Liveadvise Pathophysiology Online Tutoring] 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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Book wouldn't load. What a waste of major $$$ for a college student!
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The copy of this book I purchased was printed in China and is missing most of chapters 21 & 22. I had purchased a med-surg book by this same publisher, printed in India and I had the same problem. Two chapters from that book were messed up as well. The publisher wouldn't help me with the first problem as I didn't purchase directly from them. Let's see what happens with this second book...