Pathophysiology: Clinical Concepts of Disease Processes / Edition 5

Pathophysiology: Clinical Concepts of Disease Processes / Edition 5

by Sylvia A. Price, Lorraine McCarty Wilson
     
 

The new edition of this well-respected text uses a body system approach to present diseases, focusing on alterations in biologic processes that affect the body's equilibrium. The book retains the easy readability, shorter chapter lengths, innovative and numerous end-of-chapter study questions, and outstanding pedagogic elements of previous editions. New features

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The new edition of this well-respected text uses a body system approach to present diseases, focusing on alterations in biologic processes that affect the body's equilibrium. The book retains the easy readability, shorter chapter lengths, innovative and numerous end-of-chapter study questions, and outstanding pedagogic elements of previous editions. New features include full-color plates, new and revised illustrations, a new chapter on pain, and significant content updates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815166214
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1198

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTIONS TO GENERAL PATHOLOGY: MECHANISMS OF DISEASE
• General Concepts of Disease: Health vs. Disease
• Heredity, Environment, and Disease: Interaction of Heredity and Environment
• Cellular Injury and Death
• Response of the Body to Injury: Inflammation and Repair
• Response of the Body to Immunological Challenge
• Response of the body to Infectious Agents
• Disturbances in Circulation
• Disturbances in Growth: Cellular Proliferation and Differentiation
• IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Familiar Allergic Disorders: ERS: Anaphylaxis and Atopic Diseases
• Bronchial Asthma: Allergic and Otherwise
• Atopic Dermatitis and Urticaria
• Autoimmune and Immune Complex-Induced Diseases
• Adverse Reactions to Drugs and Related Substances
• Approaches to Immune Deficiency States
• Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
• HEMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM DISORDERS
• The Composition of Blood and the Monocyte-Macrophage System
• Red Blood Cell Disorders
• White Blood Cell and Plasma Cell Disorders
• Coagulation Disorders
• FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS
• Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Assessment
• Disorders of Fluid Volume, Osmolality, and Electrolytes
• Acid-Base Disorders
• GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Disorders of the Esophagus
• Disorders of the Stomach and Duodenum
• Disorders of the Small Intestine
• Disorders of the Large Intestine
• Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
• CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System
• Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
• Diagnostic Procedures in Cardiovascular Disease
• Coronary Atherosclerotic Disease
• Valvular Heart Disease
• Cardiac Mechanical Dysfunction and Circulatory Support
• Vascular Disease
• RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System
• Diagnostic Procedures in Respiratory Disease
• Cardinal Signs and Symptoms of Respiratory Disease
• Obstructive Patterns of Respiratory Disease
• Restrictive Patterns of Respiratory Disease
• Cardiovascular Disease and the Lung
• Respiratory Failure
• Pulmonary Malignant Neoplasms
• Pulmonary Tuberculosis
• RENAL SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Anatomy and Physiology of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract
• Diagnostic Procedures in Renal Disease
• Chronic Renal Failure
• End-Stage Renal Disease: The Uremic Syndrome
• Treatment of Chronic Renal Failure
• Acute Renal Failure
• Neurological System Disorders
• Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
• Evaluation of the Neurological patient
• Pain
• Cerebrovascular Disease
• Neurological Disorders with Generalized Symptomatology
• Siezure Disorders
• Central nervous System Injury
• Central Nervous System Tumors
• ENDOCRINE SYSTEM AND METABOLIC DISORDERS
• Principles of Endocrine and Metabolic Control mechanisms
• Pituitary Gland Disorders
• Thyroid Gland Disorders
• Adrenal Hypersecretion Disorders
• Adrenal Hyposecretion Disorders
• Pancreas: Glucose Metabolism and Diabetes Mellitus
• REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Female Reproductive System Disorders
• Male Reproductive System Disorders
• Sexually Transmitted Diseases
• MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS
• Anatomy and Physiology of Bones and Joints
• Fractures and Dislocations
• Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System
• Osteoarthritis
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Systemic Lupus
• Erythematosis
• Scleroderma
• Gout
• Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies
• DERMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM DISORDERS
• Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
• Acne and Related Conditions
• Eczema and Vascular Disorders
• Psoriasis and Pityriasis Rosea
• Cutaneous Infections
• Tumors of the Skin
• Lyme Disease and Infestations

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