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Pathophysiology: Biological and Behavioral Perspectives / Edition 2
     

Pathophysiology: Biological and Behavioral Perspectives / Edition 2

by Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn, Jacquelyn L. Banasik
 

ISBN-10: 0721671780

ISBN-13: 9780721671789

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This updated and revised second edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of disease. The text not only investigates the current scientific and technological basis for pathophysiologic study, but also looks into the future with features like Frontiers in Research. In a field that is rapidly

Overview

This updated and revised second edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment of disease. The text not only investigates the current scientific and technological basis for pathophysiologic study, but also looks into the future with features like Frontiers in Research. In a field that is rapidly expanding, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, second edition integrates new information while stimulating critical thinking, teaching vocabulary, and providing a clear conceptual understanding of the subject. Using a consistent and logical format, it focuses on the major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic, and infectious diseases and their etiologic agents.

(Includes FREE SIMON website with Test Bank at:www.harcourthealth.com/SIMON/Copstead)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721671789
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1337
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

ALTERATIONS IN HOMEOSTASIS · Pathophysiologic Processes · Core Pathophysiology Concepts · Stress, Adaptation, and Coping · ALTERATIONS IN CELLULAR FUNCTION, GENETICS, AND DEVELOPMENT · Cellular Function · Cell Structure and Function · Cell Injury, Aging, and Death · Molecular Genetics and Tissue Differentiation · Genetic and Developmental Disorders · Neoplasia · ALTERATIONS IN IMMUNE AND INFLAMMATORY REESPONSE · INfectious Processes · Inflammation and Immunity · Alterations in Immune Function · Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells · HIV Disease and AIDS · ALTERATIONS IN RESPIRATION AND TISSUE OXYGENATION · Oxygent Transport, Blood Coagulation, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure · Alterations in Oxygen Transport · Alterations in Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation · Alterations in Blood Flow · Alterations in Blood Pressure · CARDIAC FUNCTION · Cardiac Function · Alterations in Cardiac Function · Heart Failure and Dysrhythmias: Common Sequelae of Cardiac Diseases · Shock · RESPIRATORY FUNCTION · Respiratory Function and Alterations in Gas Exchange · Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders · Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders · ALTERATIONS IN FLUID BALANCE, EXCRETION, AND REPRODUCTION · Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid Base Homeostasis · Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis and Imbalances · Acid-Base Homeostasis and Imbalances · RENAL AND BLADDER FUNCTION · Renal Function · Intrarenal Disorders · Renal Failure · Disorders of the Bladder · GENITAL AND REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION · Male Genital and Reproductive Function · Alterations in Male Genital and Reproductive Function · Female Genital and Reproductive Function · Alterations in Female Genital and Reproductive Function · Sexually Transmitted Diseases · ALTERATIONS IN METABOLISM AND NUTRITION · Gastrointestinal Function · Gastrointestinal Disorders · Alterations in Function of the Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreas · ENDOCRINE FUNCTION, METABOLISM, AND NUTRITION · Mechanisms of Endocrine Control · Alterations in Endocrine Control · Diabetes Mellitus · Alterations in Metabolism an dNutrition · ALTERATIONS IN NEURAL CONTROL AND INTEGRATION · Neural Development and Cortical Function · Acute Disorders of Brain Function · Chronic Disorders of Neurologic Function · Alterations in Special Sensory Function · NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL FUNCTION · Neurobiology of Psychotic Illnesses · Neurobiology of Nonpsychotic Illnesses · ALTERATIONS IN MOVEMENT AND SUPPORT · Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System · Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Trauma, Infection, and Disease · Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Rheumatic Disorders · INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM · Alterations in the Integumentary System · Burn Injuries · APPENDIXES · A: Bibliography for Frontiers of Research · B: Bibliography for Aging Processes Boxes · C: Clinical and Laboratory Values · Glossary · Index

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