Essentials of Pathophysiology / Edition 3

Essentials of Pathophysiology / Edition 3

by Carol Porth, Kathryn J. Gaspard Ph.D., Kim A. Noble Ph.D.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1451116381

ISBN-13: 9781451116380

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Looking for a text that delivers concept-based information about disease processes and altered health states? Essentials of Pathophysiology is the right text for you! Written by a noted expert in pathophysiology, this abundantly illustrated and accessible resource is filled with learning tools that highlight the ideas most vital to your understanding. Consistent with…  See more details below

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Looking for a text that delivers concept-based information about disease processes and altered health states? Essentials of Pathophysiology is the right text for you! Written by a noted expert in pathophysiology, this abundantly illustrated and accessible resource is filled with learning tools that highlight the ideas most vital to your understanding. Consistent with the author's philosophy, Essentials of Pathophysiology relates normal body functioning to the physiologic changes involved in pathogenesis and those that result from disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451116380
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Cell Structure and Function1
2Tissue Adaptation and Injury24
3Genetic Control of Cell Function36
4Genetic and Congenital Disorders50
5Alterations in Cell Growth and Replication: Neoplasia64
6Alterations in Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance84
7Stress and Adaptation121
8The Immune Response134
9Inflammation, Tissue Repair, and Fever150
10Alterations in the Immune Response168
11Alterations in White Blood Cells191
12Alterations in Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation205
13Alterations in Red Blood Cells216
14Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System231
15Alterations in Blood Flow254
16Alterations in Blood Pressure274
17Alterations in Cardiac Function291
18Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock320
19Structure and Function of the Respiratory System339
20Alterations in Respiratory Function: Infectious Disorders and Neoplasia359
21Alterations in Respiratory Function: Disorders of Gas Exchange376
22Control of Kidney Function401
23Alterations in Renal Function415
24Renal Failure433
25Alterations in Urine Elimination446
26Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System459
27Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function473
28Alterations in Hepatobiliary Function494
29Alterations in Body Nutrition517
30Organization and Control of the Endocrine System529
31Alterations in Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Function538
32Diabetes Mellitus560
33Alterations in the Male Reproductive System581
34Alterations in the Female Reproductive System602
35Sexually Transmitted Diseases627
36Organization and Control of the Nervous System637
37Alterations in Brain Function667
38Alterations in Neuromuscular Function696
39Pain725
40Alterations in Special Sensory Function747
41Structure and Function of the Skeletal System779
42Alterations in the Skeletal System: Trauma, Infection, and Developmental Disorders789
43Alterations in the Skeletal System: Metabolic and Rheumatoid Disorders814
44Alterations in Skin Function and Integrity835
Glossary863
App. ALab Values873
App. B: Weblinks875
Index879

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