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Understanding Pathophysiology

This easy-to-read textbook provides you with the basic concepts of pathophysiology and the processes of specific diseases with the most accurate, up-to-date information on the treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease. Understanding Pathophysiology, 4th Edition offers complete coverage in clear and concise detail with extensive full-color illustrations to make learning pathophysiology easy.

Book, 1216 Pages

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09372-9

Contents

  • PART ONE: BASIC CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

    Unit 1: The Cell


    1. Cellular Biology

    2. Genes and Genetic Diseases

    3. Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology

    4. Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases

    Unit 2: Mechanisms of Self-Defense

    5. Innate Defenses: Inflammation

    6. Adaptive Immunity

    7. Hypersensitivities, Infection, and Immune Deficiencies

    8. Stress and Disease

    Unit 3: Cellular Proliferation: Cancer

    9. Biology of Cancer and Tumor Spread

    10. Cancer Epidemiology, Manifestations, and Treatment

    11. Cancer in Children

    PART TWO: BODY SYSTEMS AND DISEASES

    Unit 4: The Neurologic System


    12. Structure and Function of the Neurologic System

    13. Pain, Temperature, Sleep, and Sensory Function

    14. Concepts of Neurologic Dysfunction

    15. Alterations of Neurologic Function

    16. Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children

    Unit 5: The Endocrine System

    17. Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation

    18. Alterations of Hormonal Regulation

    Unit 6: The Hematologic System

    19. Structure and Function of the Hematologic System

    20. Alterations of Hematologic Function

    21. Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children

    Unit 7: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    22. Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    23. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function

    24. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children

    Unit 8: The Pulmonary System

    25. Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System

    26. Alterations of Pulmonary Function

    27. Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children

    Unit 9: The Renal and Urologic Systems

    28. Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems

    29. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function

    30. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children

    Unit 10: The Reproductive Systems

    31. Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems

    32. Alterations of the Reproductive Systems Including Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Unit 11: The Digestive System

    33. Structure and Function of the Digestive System

    34. Alterations of Digestive Function

    35. Alterations of Digestive Function in Children

    Unit 12: The Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems

    36. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

    37. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function

    38. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children

    39. Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument

    40. Alterations of the Integument in Children


    Glossary

    Appendix: Common Laboratory Values

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