Clinical Applications of Pathophysiology book cover

Clinical Applications of Pathophysiology

An Evidence-Based Approach

This practice-focused review guide and workbook covers 27 of the most commonly encountered health problems to outline the connections between pathophysiology, assessment, diagnosis, and management, with an emphasis on the clinical use of pathophysiologic concepts. Each chapter includes case studies to illustrate the application of pathophysiology principles to clinical situations with questions relating to patient history, physical examination findings, lab and diagnostic studies, therapies, and follow-up care. Each question is designed to promote clinical reasoning and a deeper understanding through application of the concepts presented. Information on differential diagnosis is included.

Paperback, 400 Pages

Published: May 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04530-8

Contents

  • Unit I THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

    1. Hypertension

    2. Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis

    3. Ischemic Heart Disease

    4. Congestive Heart Failure

    Unit II THE PULMONARY SYSTEM

    5. Asthma

    6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    7. Pneumonia

    Unit III CANCER

    8. Lung Cancer

    9. Breast Cancer

    10. Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma

    Unit IV THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

    11. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Unit V THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

    12. Anemia

    13. Bleeding Disorders

    Unit VI THE RENAL SYSTEM

    14. Urinary Tract Infection

    Unit VII THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

    15. Peptic Ulcer Disease

    16. Hepatitis B and C

    17. Alcoholic Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

    Unit VIII THE NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM

    18. Headache

    19. Stroke

    20. Alzheimer Disease

    21. Epilepsy

    22. Acute Bacterial Meningitis

    Unit IX THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    23. Menopausal Osteoporosis

    24. Osteoarthritis

    Unit X THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

    25. Alterations During Menopause

    Unit XI THE IMMUNOLOGIC SYSTEM

    26. Allergic Rhinitis

    27. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease

Advertisement

advert image