Handbook of Pathophysiology / Edition 3

Handbook of Pathophysiology / Edition 3

by Elizabeth J. Corwin
     
 

This pathophysiology handbook is ideally suited for easy reference in the classroom or clinical environment. The book presents a summary of physiology concepts for each body system, followed by an overview of important pathophysiology concepts related to 'alterations' in that body system. These pathophysiology concepts provide the necessary foundation for

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This pathophysiology handbook is ideally suited for easy reference in the classroom or clinical environment. The book presents a summary of physiology concepts for each body system, followed by an overview of important pathophysiology concepts related to 'alterations' in that body system. These pathophysiology concepts provide the necessary foundation for understanding the disease or injury states that are presented next in the chapter. This edition includes new illustrations, completely updated references, and new and updated content on genetics, neuroendocrinology, immunology, hemodynamic monitoring, cardiovascular compensatory mechanisms of shock, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781763110
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Cell Structure and Function1
Ch. 2Genetics35
Ch. 3The Immune and Inflammatory Systems54
Ch. 4Cancer88
Ch. 5The Hematologic System111
Ch. 6The Nervous System145
Ch. 7The Senses202
Ch. 8Stress231
Ch. 9The Endocrine System240
Ch. 10The Musculoskeletal System282
Ch. 11The Cardiovascular System319
Ch. 12The Respiratory System399
Ch. 13The Kidney449
Ch. 14Acid-Base Balance501
Ch. 15The Gastrointestinal System518
Ch. 16The Pancreas and Diabetes Mellitus547
Ch. 17The Liver569
Ch. 18The Integument600
Ch. 19Reproduction633
Index677

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