Professional Guide to Pathophysiology / Edition 2

Professional Guide to Pathophysiology / Edition 2

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582557284

ISBN-13: 9781582557281

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Completely updated and expanded for its Second Edition, this comprehensive guide combines the best elements of a diseases reference and a full-color atlas in one clinical reference for every practice setting. The book focuses on the pathophysiologic processes behind more than 450 disorders, ensuring that practitioners fully understand the pathophysiologic rationale

Overview

Completely updated and expanded for its Second Edition, this comprehensive guide combines the best elements of a diseases reference and a full-color atlas in one clinical reference for every practice setting. The book focuses on the pathophysiologic processes behind more than 450 disorders, ensuring that practitioners fully understand the pathophysiologic rationale behind focused assessments, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatments.

This edition includes the newest diseases, diagnostic tests, and treatments. New icons highlight genetic discoveries and indicate multisystem disorders requiring a focused multidisciplinary approach. This edition also includes patient teaching handouts that can be copied and given to patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582557281
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Professional Guide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants vi

Foreword vii

1 Fundamentals of pathophysiology 1

2 Cancer 11

3 Infection 46

4 Fluids and Electrolytes 74

5 Genetics 92

6 Cardiovascular system 124

7 Respiratory system 204

8 Nervous system 249

9 Gastrointestinal system 319

10 Musculoskeletal system 366

11 Hematologic system 407

12 Immune system 433

13 Endocrine system 463

14 Renal system 505

15 Sensory system 542

16 Integumentary system 557

17 Reproductive system 584

Less common disorders 618

Selected references 638

Index 643

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