Understanding Pathophysiology , with CD-ROM / Edition 2

Understanding Pathophysiology , with CD-ROM / Edition 2

by Sue E. Huether, Kathryn L. McCance, Kathryn L. McCance
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323007910

ISBN-13: 9780323007917

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Thoroughly revised and updated, UNDERSTANDING PATHOPHYSIOLOGY provides the basic concepts of pathophysiology and the most current understanding of human disease in an easy-to-read, consistent format. It explains clearly why changes in cells and organs occur and how these changes are related to the clinical manifestations of disease. Enhancements include highlighted

Overview

Thoroughly revised and updated, UNDERSTANDING PATHOPHYSIOLOGY provides the basic concepts of pathophysiology and the most current understanding of human disease in an easy-to-read, consistent format. It explains clearly why changes in cells and organs occur and how these changes are related to the clinical manifestations of disease. Enhancements include highlighted information on health alerts, risk factors, laboratory tests, treatments, a beautiful new full-color design throughout, and a FREE CD Companion inside each text.@:

(Includes FREE CD-ROM and MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Huether/)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323007917
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
2ND, REVISED
Pages:
1195
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

BASIC CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY · THE CELL · Cellular Biology · Genes and Genetic Diseases · Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology · Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases · MECHANISMS OF SELF-DEFENSE · Immunity · Inflammation · Hypersensitivities, Infection and Immunodeficiencies · Stress and Disease · CELLULAR PROLIFERATION: CANCER · Biology of Cancer · Tumor Spread and Treatment · Cancer in Children · BODY SYSTEMS AND DISEASES · THE NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM · Structure and Function of the Neurologic System · Pain, Temperature, Sleep, and Sensory Function · Concepts of Neurologic Dysfunction · Alterations of Neurologic Function · Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children · THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM · Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation · Alterations of Hormonal Regulation · THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM · Structure and Function of the Hematologic System · Alterations of Hematologic Function · Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children · THE CARDIOVASCULAR AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS · Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems · Alterations of Cardiovascular Function · Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children · THE PULMONARY SYSTEM · Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System · Alterations of Pulmonary Function · Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children · THE RENAL AND UROLOGIC SYSTEMS · Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems · Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function · Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children · THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS · Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems · Alterations of the Reproductive Systems including Sexually Transmitted Infections · THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM · Structure and Function of the Digestive System · Alterations of Digestive Function · Alterations of Digestive Function in Children · THE MUSCULOSKELETAL AND INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEMS · Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System · Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function · Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children · Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument · Alterations of the Integument in Children · Appendix

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