Pathophysiology / Edition 5

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Overview

A clear, comprehensive introduction to disease, Pathophysiology, 5th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of disorders. Units are organized by body system, and each begins with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology. A discussion then follows on the disease processes and abnormalities that may occur, with a focus on the pathophysiologic concepts involved. Written by leading educators Lee-Ellen Copstead and Jacquelyn Banasik, Pathophysiology simplifies a rigorous subject with practical learning resources and includes coverage of the latest scientific findings and relevant research


• 900 full-color illustrations
clarify complex pathophysiological concepts.
Easy-to-read style includes many tables, boxes, and figures to highlight and simplify content.
Key Questions at the beginning of each chapter highlight key objectives and help you develop and use critical thinking skills.
Key Points boxes focus on the most important information.
Geriatric Considerations boxes analyze the age-related changes associated with a specific body system.
A chapter summary gives you a quick wrap-up of the key content in each chapter.



• NEW! Pediatric Considerations boxes
with accompanying flow charts describe conditions and changes specific to young children.
NEW! Updated content includes the latest information on new treatment advances, the relationship between stress and inflammation to cardiovascular disease, and much more throughout the text.
NEW! Global Health Considerations tables include information on HIV/AIDS and depression/anxiety in women.

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Editorial Reviews

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"With the easy to follow text and the vibrant presentation this pathophysiology text book is sure to inspire some. Add to this the online resources and the CD-ROM, such adjuncts may be the very thing that clinches the deal and parts you with your cash."
Journal of Orthopaedic Nursing
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455726509
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/26/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1216
  • Sales rank: 86,545
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.66 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit I: Pathophysiologic Processes

1. Introduction to Pathophysiology

2. Homeostasis and Adaptive Responses to Stressors

Unit II: Cellular Function

3. Cell Structure and Function

4. Cell Injury, Aging, and Death

5. Genome Structure, Regulation, and Tissue Differentiation

6. Genetic and Developmental Disorders

7. Neoplasia

Unit III: Defense

8. Infectious Processes

9. Inflammation and Immunity

10. Alterations in Immune Function

11. Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells

12. HIV Disease and AIDS

Unit IV: Oxygen Transport, Blood Coagulation, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

13. Alterations in Oxygen Transport

14. Alterations in Homeostasis and Blood Coagulation

15. Alterations in Blood Flow

16. Alterations in Blood Pressure

Unit V: Cardiac Function

17. Cardiac Function

18. Alterations in Cardiac Function

19. Heart Failure and Dysrhythmias: Common Sequelae of Cardiac Diseases

20. Shock

Unit VI: Respiratory Function

21. Respiratory Function and Alterations in Gas Exchange

22. Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders

23. Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders

Unit VII: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis

24. Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis and Imbalances

25. Acid-Base Homeostasis and Imbalances

Unit VIII: Renal and Bladder Function

26. Renal Function

27. Intrarenal Disorders

28. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

29. Disorders of the Lower Urinary Tract

Unit IX: Genital and Reproductive Function

30. Male Genital and Reproductive Function

31. Alterations in Male Genital and Reproductive Function

32. Female Genital and Reproductive Function

33. Alterations in Female Genital and Reproductive Function

34. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit X: Gastrointestinal Function

35. Gastrointestinal Function

36. Gastrointestinal Disorders

37. Alterations in Function of the Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreas

38. Liver Diseases

Unit XI: Endocrine Function, Metabolism, and Nutrition

39. Endocrine Physiology and Mechanisms of Hypothalamic-Pituitary Regulation

40. Disorders of Endocrine Function

41. Diabetes Mellitus

42. Alterations in Metabolism and Nutrition

Unit XII: Neural Function

43. Structure and Function of the Nervous System

44. Acute Disorders of Brain Function

45. Chronic Disorders of Neurologic Function

46. Alterations in Special Sensory Function

47. Pain

Unit XIII: Neuropsychological Function

48. Neurobiology of Psychotic Illnesses

49. Neurobiology of Nonpsychotic Illnesses

Unit XIV: Musculoskeletal Support and Movement

50. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

51. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Trauma, Infection, and Disease

52. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Rheumatic Disorders

Unit XV: Integumentary System

53. Alterations in the Integumentary System

54. Burn Injuries

Appendix: Clinical and Laboratory Values

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