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Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered States / Edition 4

Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered States / Edition 4

by Carol Porth RN, MSN, PhD
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ISBN-13: 9781451190809
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 10/13/2014
Edition description: Fourth, North American Edition
Pages: 1248
Sales rank: 91,872
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Pathophysiology

Unit 1: Cell and Tissue Function
Chapter 1: Cell Structure and Function
Chapter 2: Cellular Responses to Stress, Injury, and Aging
Chapter 3: Inflammation, the Inflammatory Response, and Fever
Chapter 4: Cell Proliferation and Tissue Regeneration and Repair
Chapter 5: Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance
Chapter 6: Genetic and Congenital Disorders
Chapter 7: Neoplasia

Unit 2: Integrative Body Functions
Chapter 8: Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Chapter 9: Stress and Adaptation
Chapter 10: Disorders of Nutritional Status

Unit 3: Hematopoietic Function
Chapter 11: Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissue
Chapter 12: Disorders of Hemostasis
Chapter 13: Disorders of Red Blood Cells

Unit 4: Infection and Immunity
Chapter 14: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease
Chapter 15: Innate and Adaptive Immunity
Chapter 16: Disorders of the Immune Response

Unit 5: Circulatory Function
Chapter 17: Control of Cardiovascular Function
Chapter 18: Disorders of Blood Flow and Blood Pressure
Chapter 19: Disorders of Cardiac Function
Chapter 20: Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock

Unit 6: Respiratory Function
Chapter 21: Control of Respiratory Function
Chapter 22: Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders
Chapter 23: Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange

Unit 7: Kidney and Urinary Tract Function
Chapter 24: Structure and Function of the Kidney
Chapter 25: Disorders of Renal Function
Chapter 26: Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
Chapter 27: Disorders of the Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract

Unit 8: Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Function
Chapter 28: Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 29: Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function
Chapter 30: Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function

Unit 9: Endocrine System
Chapter 31: Mechanisms of Endocrine Control
Chapter 32: Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism
Chapter 33: Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome

Unit 10: Nervous System
Chapter 34: Organization and Control of Neural Function
Chapter 35: Somatosensory Function, Pain, and Headache
Chapter 36: Disorders of Neuromuscular Function
Chapter 37: Disorders of Brain Function
Chapter 38: Disorders of Special Sensory Function: Vision, Hearing, and Vestibular Function

Unit 11: Genitourinary and Reproductive Function
Chapter 39: Disorders of the Male Genitourinary System
Chapter 40: Disorders of the Female Genitourinary System
Chapter 41: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit 12: Musculoskeletal Function
Chapter 42: Structure and Function of the Skeletal System
Chapter 43: Disorders of the Skeletal System: Trauma, Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders
Chapter 44: Disorders of the Skeletal System: Metabolic and Rheumatic Disorders

Unit 13: Integumentary Function
Chapter 45: Structure and Function of the Integumentum
Chapter 46: Disorders of Skin Integrity and Function

Appendix A: Laboratory Values

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