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Pathophysiology : The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

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Edition:
6th
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9780323065849

ISBN10:
0323065848
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/19/2009
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

Well-known for its authoritative and comprehensive coverage, complete treatment of pediatric pathophysiology, and the most extensive illustration program in its field, this textbook features expert content on everything from the general principles of pathophysiology to detailed discussions of genetics and specific diseases. Chapters on alteration present the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment of each disease to help you learn to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of function in adults and in children. Unparalleled coverage of disease processes makes this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available.The largest full-color art program in the field illustrates the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes Consistent presentations of each disease with pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment help you find the information you need quickly and easily.Ten separate pediatric chapters cover the pathophysiologic effects on children. Aging content is highlighted throughout the text. An Introduction to Pathophysiology section at the beginning of the text provides a solid start to the basics of the study of disease. Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders illustrate the disease process in an easy-to-understand format.Nutrition and Disease boxes present evidence-based information on the relationship between health promotion through diet and disease.Updated content on leukocytes in pain modulation, seizure disorders, brain injuries and disorders, acute encephalopathies, reproductive disorders, and much more keep you at the cutting edge of this constantly changing field.What's New? boxes highlight the most current research and findings to ensure you have the most up-to-date information. New animations, review questions, Key Points, and an audio glossary have been added to the Evolve companion website to strengthen your understanding of key concepts. Media Resources Lists encourage you to develop a study plan to master the important content in each chapter.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Pathophysiology
Central Concepts Of Pathophysiology: Cells And Tissues
The Cell
Cellular Biology
Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology
The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases
Genes and Gene-Environment Interaction
Genes and Genetic Diseases
Genes, Environment, Life-style, and Common Diseases
Mechanisms of Self-Defense
Innate Immunity: Inflammation
Adaptive Immunity
Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation
Infection
Stress and Disease
Cellular Proliferation: Cancer
Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer
Cancer Epidemiology
Cancer in Children
Pathophysiologic Alterations: Organs And Systems
The Neurologic System
Structure and Function of the Neurologic System
Pain, Temperature Regulation, Sleep, and Sensory Function
Alterations in Cognitive Systems, Cerebral Hemodynamics and Motor Function
Disorders of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and the Neuromuscular Junction
Neurobiology of Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders
Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children
The Endocrine System
Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation
Alterations of Hormonal Regulation
The Reproductive Systems
Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems
Alterations of the Reproductive Systems
Sexually Transmitted Infections
The Hematologic System
Structure and Function of the Hematologic System
Alterations of Erythrocyte Function
Alterations of Leukocyte, Lymphoid, and Hemostatic Function
Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children
The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Alterations of Cardiovascular Function
Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children
The Pulmonary System
Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System
Alterations of Pulmonary Function
Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children
The Renal and Urologic System
Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems
Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function
Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children
The Digestive System
Structure and Function of the Digestive System
Alterations of Digestive Function
Alterations of Digestive Function in Children
The Musculoskeletal System
Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System
Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function
Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children
The Integumentary System
Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument
Alterations of the Integument in Children
Multiple Interacting Systems
Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Adults
Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Children
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