Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children / Edition 6

Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children / Edition 6

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by Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether, Valentina L. Brashers, Neal S. Rote
     
 

With easy-to-read, in-depth descriptions of disease, disease etiology, and disease processes, Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th Edition helps you understand the most important and the most complex pathophysiology concepts. More than 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs make it easier to

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With easy-to-read, in-depth descriptions of disease, disease etiology, and disease processes, Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 7th Edition helps you understand the most important and the most complex pathophysiology concepts. More than 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs make it easier to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function. This edition includes a NEW Epigenetics and Disease chapter along with additional What’s New boxes highlighting the latest advances in pathophysiology. Written by well-known educators Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this resource is the most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text available!

  • Over 1,200 full-color illustrations and photographs depict the clinical manifestations of disease and disease processes - more than in any other pathophysiology text.
  • A fully updated glossary includes 1,000 terms, and makes lookup easier by grouping together similar topics and terms.
  • Outstanding authors Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether have extensive backgrounds as researchers and instructors, and utilize expert contributors, consultants, and reviewers in developing this edition.
  • Chapter summary reviews provide concise synopses of the main points of each chapter.
  • Consistent presentation of diseases includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment.
  • Lifespan content includes ten separate pediatric chapters and special sections with aging and pediatrics content.
  • Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders make it easy to follow the sequential progression of disease processes.
  • Nutrition and Disease boxes explain the link between concepts of health promotion and disease.

  • EXTENSIVELY Updated content reflects advances in pathophysiology including tumor biology invasion and metastases, the epidemiology of cancer, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, thyroid and adrenal gland disorders, female reproductive disorders including benign breast diseases and breast cancer, and a separate chapter on male reproductive disorders and cancer.
  • NEW! Chapter on epigenetics and disease.
  • Additional What’s New boxes highlight the most current research and clinical development.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323065849
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/19/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1838
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Cellular biology1
2Altered cellular and tissue biology45
3The cellular environment : fluids and electrolytes, acids and bases93
4Genes and genetic diseases123
5Genes, environment - life-style, and common diseases157
6Innate immunity : inflammation175
7Adaptive immunity211
8Alterations in immunity and inflammation249
9Infection293
10Stress and disease311
11Biology of cancer333
12Tumor invasion and metastasis375
13Cancer in children403
14Structure and function of the neurologic system411
15Pain, temperature regulation, sleep, and sensory function447
16Concepts of neurologic dysfunction491
17Alterations of neurologic function547
18Neurobiology of schizophrenia, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders605
19Alterations of neurologic function in children623
20Mechanisms of hormonal regulation655
21Alterations of hormonal regulation683
22Structure and function of the reproductive systems735
23Alterations of the reproductive systems771
24Sexually transmitted infections863
25Structure and function of the hematologic system893
26Alterations of erythrocyte function927
27Alterations of leukocyte, lymphoid, and hemostatic function955
28Alterations of hematologic function in children999
29Structure and function of the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems1029
30Alterations of cardiovascular function1081
31Alterations of cardiovascular function in children1147
32Structure and function of the pulmonary system1181
33Alterations of pulmonary function1205
34Alterations of pulmonary function in children1249
35Structure and function of the renal and urologic systems1279
36Alterations of renal and urinary tract function1301
37Alterations of renal and urinary tract function in children1337
38Structure and function of the digestive system1353
39Alterations of digestive function1385
40Alterations of digestive function in children1447
41Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system1471
42Alterations of musculoskeletal function1497
43Alterations of musculoskeletal function in children1547
44Structure, function, and disorders of the integument1573
45Alterations of the integument in children1609
46Shock, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and burns in adults1625
47Shock, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and burns in children1655

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