Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323792882

Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

7th Edition

Authors: Karin VanMeter Robert Hubert
Paperback ISBN: 9780323792882
Paperback ISBN: 9780323829809
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st February 2022
Page Count: 704
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Master the fundamentals of pathophysiology with this concise, easy-to-understand text! Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 7th Edition helps you learn basic concepts of disorders and disease processes. Known for its readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, this text describes disorders by body system and includes case studies applying the material to real-life situations. This edition is updated with the latest research and the newest methods of diagnostic testing and treatment. No matter which healthcare field students may enter, this book provides solid preparation for the conditions commonly encountered in clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Section I: Pathophysiology: Background and Overview
1. Introduction to Pathophysiology
2. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
3. Introduction to Basic Pharmacology and Other Common Therapies
4. Pain

Section II: Defense/Protective
5. Inflammation and Healing
6. Infection
7. Immunity

Section III: Pathophysiology of Body Systems
8. Skin Disorders
9. Musculoskeletal Disorders
10. Blood and the Circulatory System 
11. Lymphatic System Disorders
12. Cardiovascular System Disorders
13. Respiratory System Disorders
14. Neurological Disorders
15. Eyes, Ears and Other Sensory Organs
16. Endocrine Disorders
17. Digestive System Disorders
18. Urinary System Disorders 
19. Reproductive System Disorders
20. Neoplasms and Cancer

Section IV: Factors Contributing to Pathophysiology
21. Congenital and Genetic Disorders 
22. Complications Due to Pregnancy
23. Complications Due to Adolescence
24. Complications Due to Aging

Section V: Environmental Factors and Pathophysiology
25. Immobility and Associated Problems
26. Stress and Associated Problems
27. Substance Abuse and Associated Problems
28. Environmental Hazards and Associated Problems

Appendixes: Ready References 
Ready Reference 1: Body Planes, Cavities, Regions, Fluid Compartments, and Body Movements
Ready Reference 2: Anatomic Terms
Ready Reference 3: Conversion Tables
Ready Reference 4: Common Abbreviations and Acronyms
Ready Reference 5: Common Diagnostic Studies and Tests
Ready Reference 6: Example of a Medical History
Ready Reference 7: Disease Index
Ready Reference 8: Drug Index
Ready Reference 9: Additional Resources

Details

No. of pages:
704
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2022
Published:
1st February 2022
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9780323792882
Paperback ISBN:
9780323829809

About the Authors

Karin VanMeter

Karin C. VanMeter, PhD is a lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Iowa State University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa

Robert Hubert

Robert J. Hubert, BS is a laboratory coordinator at Iowa State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Ames, Iowa.

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory Coordinator, Iowa State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Ames, Iowa.