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Essentials of Pathophysiology; Concepts of Altered Health States

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9781582557243

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1582557241
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Pub. Date:
10/15/2010
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Very deep and detailed Book,  March 22, 2011
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What makes this book so good is that before the book discusses about the various diseases that affect the organ systems of the body, you get a preceding chapter that explains the physiology of that organ system when homeostatically normal, I got this used textbook in a very good condition, This book also has good color pictures of how various diseases look and flow charts of how the disease progresses or manifests.






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Summary

Porth Pathophysiology: understanding made easy, delivered however you need it.

Porth's Essentials of Pathophysiology, Third Edition delivers exceptional student understanding and comprehension of pathophysiology. An expanded, robust and flexible suite of supplements makes it easy for you to select the best course resources, so you can meet your students' changing needs.

For both discrete and hybrid courses, the flexibility and power of Porth allows you to customize the amount of pathophysiology that you need for effective teaching and learning. This book gives you a good introduction to pathophysiology without being very technical. Even if you are not a medical professional, you will still grasp the concepts because the author gives simple but adequate definition of the disease and its underlying causes.

"Designed to present students with essential concepts of disease processes and altered health states, this third edition text is ideal for both discrete and integrated pathophysiology courses. The third edition continues to build on the extremely successful art program and the 'Understanding' feature and has an even more robust electronic support ancillary program to make both faculty and student learning easier and more successful"-Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Porth Essentials 3e TOC UNIT 1 Cell and Tissue Function Chapter 1 Cell Structure and Function Chapter 2 Cellular Responses to Stress, Injury, and Aging Chapter 3 Inflammation, the Inflammatory Response, and Fever Chapter 4 Cell Proliferation, Tissue Regeneration and Repair Chapter 5 Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance Chapter 6 Genetic and Congenital Disorders Chapter 7 Neoplasia UNIT 2 Integrative Body Functions Chapter 8 Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Chapter 9 Stress and Adaptation Chapter 10 Disorders of Nutritional Status UNIT 3 Hematopoietic Function Chapter 11 Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissues Chapter 12 Disorders of Hemostasis Chapter 13 Disorders of Red Blood Cells UNIT 4 Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity Chapter 14 Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Chapter 15 Innate and Adaptive Immunity Chapter 16 Disorders of the Immune Response UNIT 5 Circulatory Function Chapter 17 Control of Cardiovascular Function Chapter 18 Disorders of Blood Flow and Blood Pressure Chapter 19 Disorders of Cardiac Function Chapter 20 Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock UNIT 6 Respiratory Function Chapter 21 Control of Respiratory Function Chapter 22 Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders Chapter 23 Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange UNIT 7 Kidney and Urinary Tract Function Chapter 24 Structure and Function of the Kidney Chapter 25 Disorders of Renal Function Chapter 26 Acute Renal Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease Chapter 27 Disorders of the Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract UNIT 8 Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Function Chapter 28 Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System Chapter 29 Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function Chapter 30 Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function UNIT 9 Endocrine System Chapter 31 Mechanisms of Endocrine Control Chapter 32 Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism Chapter 33 Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome UNIT 10 Nervous System Chapter 34 Organization and Control of Neural Function Chapter 35 Somatosensory Function, Pain, and Headache Chapter 36 Disorders of Neuromuscular Function Chapter 37 Disorders of Brain Function Chapter 38 Disorders of Special Sensory Function: Vision, Hearing, and Vestibular Function UNIT 11 Genitourinary and Reproductive Function Chapter 39 Disorders of the Male Genitourinary System Chapter 40 Disorders of the Female Genitourinary System Chapter 41 Sexually Transmitted Infections UNIT 12 Musculoskeletal Function Chapter 42 Structure and Function of the Skeletal System Chapter 43 Disorders of the Skeletal System: Trauma, Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders Chapter 44 Disorders of the Skeletal System: Metabolic and Rheumatic Disorders UNIT 13 Integumentary Function Chapter 45 Structure and Function of the Skin Chapter 46 Disorders of Skin Integrity and Function


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