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The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Well-known for its authoritative and comprehensive coverage, complete treatment of pediatric pathophysiology, and the most extensive illustration program in its field, this textbook features expert content on everything from the general principles of pathophysiology to detailed discussions of genetics and specific diseases. Chapters on alteration present the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment of each disease to help you learn to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function in adults and in children.


Published: November 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09486-3


  • Introduction to Pathophysiology


    Unit I: The Cell

    1. Cellular Biology
    2. Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology
    3. The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases
    4. Unit II: Genes and Gene-Environment Interaction

    5. Genes and Genetic Diseases
    6. Genes, Environment, Life-style, and Common Diseases
    7. Unit III: Mechanisms of Self-Defense

    8. Innate Immunity: Inflammation
    9. Adaptive Immunity
    10. Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation
    11. Infection
    12. Stress and Disease
    13. Unit IV: Cellular Proliferation: Cancer

    14. Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer
    15. Cancer Epidemiology
    16. Cancer in Children

      Unit V: The Neurologic System

    18. Structure and Function of the Neurologic System
    19. Pain, Temperature Regulation, Sleep, and Sensory Function
    20. Alterations in Cognitive Systems, Cerebral Hemodynamics and Motor Function
    21. Disorders of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and the Neuromuscular Junction
    22. Neurobiology of Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders
    23. Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children
    24. Unit VI: The Endocrine System

    25. Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation
    26. Alterations of Hormonal Regulation
    27. Unit VII: The Reproductive Systems

    28. Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems
    29. Alterations of the Reproductive Systems
    30. Sexually Transmitted Infections
    31. Unit VIII: The Hematologic System

    32. Structure and Function of the Hematologic System
    33. Alterations of Erythrocyte Function
    34. Alterations of Leukocyte, Lymphoid, and Hemostatic Function
    35. Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children
    36. Unit IX: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    37. Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
    38. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function
    39. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children
    40. Unit X: The Pulmonary System

    41. Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System
    42. Alterations of Pulmonary Function
    43. Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children
    44. Unit XI: The Renal and Urologic System

    45. Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems
    46. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function
    47. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children
    48. Unit XII: The Digestive System

    49. Structure and Function of the Digestive System
    50. Alterations of Digestive Function
    51. Alterations of Digestive Function in Children
    52. Unit XIII: The Musculoskeletal System

    53. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System
    54. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function
    55. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children
    56. Unit XIV: The Integumentary System

    57. Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument
    58. Alterations of the Integument in Children
    59. Unit XV: Multiple Interacting Systems

    60. Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Adults
    61. Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Children


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