Pathophysiology - 4th Edition

Pathophysiology

4th Edition

Authors: Lee-Ellen Copstead-Kirkhorn Jacquelyn Banasik
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

ALTERATIONS IN HOMEOSTASIS

Unit I: Pathophysiologic Processes

1. Introduction to Pathophysiology

2. Homeostasis and Adaptive Responses to Stressors


ALTERATIONS IN CELLULAR FUNCTION, GENETICS, AND DEVELOPMENT

Unit II: Cellular Function

3. Cell Structure and Function

4. Cell Injury, Aging, and Death

5. Molecular Genetics and Tissue Differentiation

6. Genetic and Developmental Disorders

7. Neoplasia


ALTERATIONS IN IMMUNE AND INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE

Unit III: Defense

8. Infectious Processes

9. Inflammation and Immunity

10. Alterations in Immune Function

11. Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells

12. HIV Disease and AIDS


ALTERATIONS IN RESPIRATION AND TISSUE OXYGENATION

Unit IV: Oxygen Transport, Blood Coagulation, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

13. Alterations in Oxygen Transport

14. Alterations in Hemostasis and Blood Coagulation

15. Alterations in Blood Flow

16. Alterations in Blood Pressure


Unit V: Cardiac Function

17. Cardiac Function

18. Alterations in Cardiac Function

19. Heart Failure and Dysrhythmias: Common Sequelae of Cardiac Diseases

20. Shock


Unit VI: Respiratory Function

21. Respiratory Function and Alterations in Gas Exchange

22. Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders

23. Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders


ALTERATIONS IN FLUID BALANCE, EXCRETION, AND REPRODUCTION

Unit VII: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis

24. Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis and Imbalances

25. Acid-Base Homeostasis and Imbalan

Description

With dynamic full-color illustrations and an easy-to-read writing style, Pathophysiology, 4th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, and treatment of disease. Each unit covers a specific body system and begins with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology to prepare you for disease processes and abnormalities discussions. Coverage of the latest developments in pathophysiology and a wealth of student-friendly learning resources will help you understand all of the major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic and infectious diseases.

Key Features

  • Highlighted Key Points focus you on the most important information.
  • Key Terms bolded within the text help you identify and understand new and important terms.
  • Key Questions for every chapter emphasize important concepts and develop critical thinking skills needed for practice.
  • Additional content on the Companion CD and the companion Evolve website provide more opportunities for learning with case study worksheets, additional exercises, animations, and much more.
  • Geriatric Considerations boxes discuss the age-related changes associated with each body system.
  • Frontiers in Research essays introduce each unit with an informative commentary on the history of scientific investigation, the current understanding, and potential future breakthroughs.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455735952
eBook ISBN:
9781455755134
eBook ISBN:
9781437707342

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