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This is the Seventh Edition of the comprehensive and well-respected text and reference of pathophysiology. As a nurse-physiologist, Carol Porth uniquely emphasizes "concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders. By taking this physiologic approach, the author ensures a comprehension of the whole of body function. By integrating all of the aspects of the human body into a total functional whole, the student can grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes three-dimensional animations of pathophysiology.
Table of Contents
|Concepts of Health and Disease|
|Concepts of Health and Disease|
|Concepts of Altered Health in Children|
|Concepts of Altered Health in Older|
|Cell Function and Growth|
|Cell and Tissue Characteristics|
|Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death|
|Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance|
|Genetic and Congenital Disorders|
|Integrative Body Functions|
|Stress and Adaptation|
|Alterations in Temperature Regulation|
|Alterations in Nutritional Status|
|Activity Tolerance and Fatigue|
|Sleep and Sleep Disorders|
|Disorders of Hemostasis|
|Red Blood Cell Disorders|
|White Cell and Lymphoid Tissue Disorders|
|Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection|
|Mechanisms Infectious Diseases|
|The Immune Response|
|Inflammation and Healing|
|Alterations in the Immune Response Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome|
|Control of Cardiovascular Function|
|Disorders of Blood Flow in the Systemic Circulation|
|Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation|
|Disorders of Cardiac Function|
|Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm Disorders|
|Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock|
|Control of Respiratory Function|
|Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders|
|Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange|
|Control of Renal Function|
|Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance|
|Disorders of Acid Base Balance|
|Disorders of Renal Function|
|Renal Failure 36.Disorders of Urine Elimination|
|Control of Gastrointestinal Function|
|Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function|
|Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function|
|Mechanisms of Endocrine Control|
|Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism|
|Diabetes Mellitus Unit XI Genitourinary and Reproductive Function|
|The Male Genitourinary System|
|Disorders of the Genitourinary System|
|The Female Reproductive System|
|Disorders of the Female Reproductive System|
|Sexually Transmitted Diseases|
|Neuromuscular and Special Sensory Function|
|Organization and Control of Neural Function|
|Somatosensory Function, Pain, and Headache|
|Disorders of Motor Function|
|Disorders of Brain Function|
|Disorders of Thought, Mood, and Cognition|
|Special Sensory Function|
|Disorders of Visual Function|
|Disorders of Hearing and Vestibular Function|
|Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Function|
|Structure and Function of the Muscloskeletal System|
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