Pathophysiology Online for Pathophysiology (Access Code) - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437700244

Pathophysiology Online for Pathophysiology (Access Code)

4th Edition

Authors: Lee-Ellen Copstead-Kirkhorn Jacquelyn Banasik
eBook ISBN: 9781437700244
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 17th March 2009
Page Count: 8

Table of Contents

1. Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death

2. Molecular Genetics and Genetic Disorders

3. Neoplasia

4. Immunity

5. Infection, Inflammation, and Tissue Healing

6. Immune System Pathophysiology

7. HIV Infection and AIDS

8. Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells

9. Oxygen Transport and Coagulation Pathophysiology

10. Blood Vessel and Blood Pressure Pathophysiology

11. Cardiac Pathophysiology

12. Respiratory Pathophysiology

13. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances

14. Renal and Bladder Pathophysiology

15. Genital and Reproductive Pathophysiology

16. Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology

17. Endocrine Pathophysiology

18. Neural Pathophysiology

19. Neuropsychological Pathophysiology

20. Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Pathophysiology


Deepen your understanding of the most important and challenging concepts in pathophysiology with this dynamic online course. Used in conjunction with Pathophysiology, 4th Edition, Pathophysiology Online integrates detailed illustrations, animations, interactive exercises, narrated algorithms, self-assessment reviews, and exams to reinforce your comprehension and provide an exciting, interactive learning experience.

Key Features

  • Modular format enables you to supplement traditional classroom learning with online lessons or work at your own pace.
  • Module pre-tests gauge your readiness for module content and provide specific feedback to help you strengthen your understanding before moving forward.
  • Outlines in each module make it easy to access the specific content you’re looking for.
  • Module objectives help you focus your study on the most important concepts.
  • Guided reading assignments highlight textbook material and provide related questions to help you read and review more efficiently.
  • More than 80 animations with audio narrations clarify complex pathophysiologic processes.
  • Hundreds of interactive exercises provide an engaging way to learn core topics and enhance your critical thinking skills, with immediate feedback that helps you identify areas needing additional study.
  • Narrated algorithms help you visualize important cause-and-effect relationships in health and disease processes and reinforce your understanding through accompanying activities.
  • More than 550 images help you identify common disease presentations and interpret key statistics.
  • Case studies throughout each module test your ability to apply concepts to real-life scenarios.
  • Guided discussions encourage deeper exploration of topics.
  • Further exploration references direct you to selected articles, websites, and texts for additional review.


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About the Authors

Lee-Ellen Copstead-Kirkhorn Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair of Nursing, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Indiana University -Purdue University, IPFW --Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN

Jacquelyn Banasik Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane, WA