Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered States / Edition 8

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International Edition of Porth 8e - Comprehensive pathophysiology text that includes a review of normal A&P as well as some treatment information for commonly-occuring disease states. Pediatric, Geriatric, and Pregnancy deviations are integrated throughout yet highlighted with ICONs. Ancillaries include a FOB CD-ROM w/ animations, study questions. IRCD & "Point" CCM materials (PowerPoint slides, test generator w/ 1,000 test items, case studies). Newly updated art program highlights key concepts in this impressive text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605473901
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/1/2008
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1680

Table of Contents

Unit I Concepts of Health and Disease

  • Chapter 1 Concepts of Health and Disease
  • Chapter 2 Concepts of Altered Health in Children-Judy Lott
  • Chapter 3 Concepts of Altered Health in Older Adults-Janice Pikna
  • Unit II Cell Function and Growth
  • Chapter 4 Cell and Tissue Characteristics-Ed Carroll
  • Chapter 5 Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death -Carrie Merkle
  • Chapter 6 Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance -Ed Carroll
  • Chapter 7 Genetic and Congenital Disorders
  • Chapter 8 Neoplasia -Carrie Merkle and Kerry Twitt
  • Unit III Disorders of Integrative Function
  • Chapter 9 Stress and Adaptation-Mary Pat Kunert
  • Chapter 10 Alterations in Temperature Regulation-Mary Pat Kunert
  • Chapter 11 Activity Tolerance and Fatigue -Mary Kay Jiricka
  • Unit IV Disorders of the Hematopoietic System
  • Chapter 12 Blood Cells and the Hematopoietic System - Kathryn Gaspard
  • Chapter 13 Disorders of Hemostasis -Kathryn Gaspard
  • Chapter 14 Disorders of Red Blood Cells -Kathryn Gaspard
  • Chapter 15 Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissues -Keri Twitte
  • Unit V Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity
  • Chapter 16 Mechanisms of Infectious Disease -W. Michael Dunne, Jr. and Nathan A. Ledeboer
  • Chapter 17 Innate and Acquired Immunity -Cynthia Sommer
  • Chapter 18 Inflammation and Wound Healing -Cynthia Sommer and Carol Porth
  • Chapter 19 Disorders of the Immune Response
  • Chapter 20 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -Jason Faulhaber and Judith A. Aberg
  • Unit VI Disorders of the Cardiovascular Function
  • Chapter 21 Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System
  • Chapter 22 Disorders of Blood Flow in the Systemic Circulation -Glenn Matfin
  • Chapter 23 Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation
  • Chapter 24 Disorders of Cardiac Function -Toni Ballistrieri and Kathy Mussato
  • Chapter 25 Disorders of Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm -Jill Winters
  • Chapter 26 Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock -Anna Barkman and Charlotte Pooler
  • Unit VII Disorders of Respiratory Function
  • Chapter 27 Structure and Function of the Respiratory System -Carol Porth and Kim Litwack
  • Chapter 28 Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders
  • Chapter 29 Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange -Charlotte Pooler
  • Unit VIII Disorders of Renal Function and Fluid and Electrolytes
  • Chapter 30 Structure and Function of the Kidney
  • Chapter 31 Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance -Glenn Matfin and Carol Porth
  • Chapter 32 Disorders of Acid-Base Balance -Carol Porth and Kim Litwack
  • Chapter 33 Disorders of Renal Function
  • Chapter 34 Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chapter 35 Disorders of Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract
  • Unit IX Gastrointestinal Function
  • Chapter 36 Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System
  • Chapter 37 Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function
  • Chapter 38 Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function

Unit X Disorders of Endocrine Function

Unit XI Disorders of Genitourinary and Reproductive Function

Unit XII Neural Function

Unit XIII Disorders of Special Sensory Function

Answers to Review Exercises (May be placed on thePoint) Lab Values


Note:TOC as of 10-27, truncated

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