Study Guide for Pathophysiology - 6th Edition

Study Guide for Pathophysiology

6th Edition

The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Authors: Kathryn McCance Sue Huether Kathryn McCance Sue Huether
Imprint: Mosby

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The perfect companion to McCance’s Pathophysiology, Sixth Edition, this valuable study guide helps you master textbook content. This study guide is full of helpful study tools and in-depth reviews.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Pathophysiology

PART ONE: CENTRAL CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: CELLS AND TISSUES

Unit I: The Cell

  1. Cellular Biology
  2. Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology
  3. The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases
  4. Unit II: Genes and Gene-Environment Interaction

  5. Genes and Genetic Diseases
  6. Genes, Environment, Life-style, and Common Diseases
  7. Unit III: Mechanisms of Self-Defense

  8. Innate Immunity: Inflammation
  9. Adaptive Immunity
  10. Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation
  11. Infection
  12. Stress and Disease
  13. Unit IV: Cellular Proliferation: Cancer

  14. Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer
  15. Cancer Epidemiology
  16. Cancer in Children
  17. PART TWO: PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC ALTERATIONS: ORGANS AND SYSTEMS

    Unit V: The Neurologic System

  18. Structure and Function of the Neurologic System
  19. Pain, Temperature Regulation, Sleep, and Sensory Function
  20. Alterations in Cognitive Systems, Cerebral Hemodynamics and Motor Function
  21. Disorders of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and the Neuromuscular Junction
  22. Neurobiology of Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders
  23. Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children
  24. Unit VI: The Endocrine System

  25. Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation
  26. Alterations of Hormonal Regulation </

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323091701

About the Author

Kathryn McCance

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Sue Huether

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Kathryn McCance

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Sue Huether

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT