Study Guide for Pathophysiology for the Health Professions - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437714562, 9780323263009

Study Guide for Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

4th Edition

Authors: Barbara Gould
eBook ISBN: 9780323263009
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 23rd June 2010
Page Count: 240

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Master key pathophysiology concepts and apply them to the practice setting! Corresponding to the chapters in Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition, by Barbara E. Gould, MEd, and Ruthanna M. Dyer, PhD, this study guide offers a wide range of engaging activities to reinforce your understanding and practice your skills.

Key Features

  • Labeling exercises challenge you to recall information by completing unmarked diagrams and charts.
  • Matching exercises test your knowledge of key terminology.
  • Definitions, rationale/application, and fill-in-the-blank questions let you apply your knowledge to more complex situations.
  • Crossword puzzles let you have fun using and becoming more familiar with vocabulary.
  • Compare/contrast charts challenge you to apply what you've learned by comparing and contrasting various types of diseases and disorders, medications, and complications.
  • The answer key for all of the activities is provided at the end of the study guide.

Table of Contents

Section I:  Basic Concepts of Disease Processes

  1. Introduction to Pathophysiology
  2. Inflammation and Healing
  3. Immunity and Abnormal Responses
  4. Infection
  5. Neoplasms
  6. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Imbalances
  7. Section II:  The Effects of Altered Status/Growth and Development on Disease Processes

  8. Congenital and Genetic Disorders
  9. Diseases Associated with Adolescence
  10. The Relationship Between Pregnancy and DiseasePotential Complications of Pregnancy
  11. Aging and Disease Processes
  12. Effects of Immobility
  13. The Influence of Stress
  14. Pain
  15. Substance Abuse
  16. Environmental Hazards
  17. Introduction to Basic Pharmacology and Selected Therapies
  18. Section III:  Pathophysiology of the Systems

  19. Blood and Lymphatic Disorders
  20. Cardiovascular Disorders
  21. Respiratory Disorders
  22. Digestive System Disorders
  23. Urinary System Disorders
  24. Acute Neurologic Disorders
  25. Chronic Neurologic Disorders
  26. Disorders of the Eye and Ear
  27. Endocrine Disorders
  28. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  29. Skin Disorders
  30. Reproductive System Disorders

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About the Author

Barbara Gould

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, School of Health Sciences, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada