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Study Guide to Accompany Porth's Essentials of Pathophysiology Concepts of Altered Health States,9780781772280

Study Guide to Accompany Porth's Essentials of Pathophysiology Concepts of Altered Health States

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2nd
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9780781772280

ISBN10:
0781772281
Format:
Study Guide
Pub. Date:
4/13/2006
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

With this outstanding learning tool, you'll review all the key material from Porth's Essentials of Pathophysiology, 2nd Edition-in one concise resource.Turn confusion into clarity- Detailed review questions address pathophysiologic concepts for all body systems.- A range of learning tools tests your knowledge with a variety of question styles.- Questions and exercises keyed to the textbook reinforce your understanding.- Answers with rationales explain the "how and why" behind correct responsesThe expert coverage you'll find in this Study Guide will help you meet the challenges of important exams and clinical practice with confidence.

Table of Contents

UNIT I Cell and Tissue Function
Cell Structure and Function
1(7)
Cellular Responses to Stress, Injury, and Aging
8(5)
Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance
13(4)
Genetic and Congenital Disorders
17(5)
Neoplasia: A Disorder of Cell Proliferation and Differentiation
22(6)
UNIT II Integrative Body Functions
Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
28(12)
Stress and Adaptation
40(4)
Alterations in Body Nutrition
44(5)
UNIT III Hematopoietic Function
Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissues
49(6)
Alterations in Hemostasis
55(5)
The Red Blood Cell and Alterations in Oxygen Transport
60(6)
UNIT IV Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity
Mechanisms of Infectious Disease
66(5)
The Immune Response
71(6)
Inflammation, Tissue Repair, and Fever
77(6)
Alterations in the Immune Response
83(9)
UNIT V Circulatory Function
Control of Cardiovascular Function
92(7)
Disorders of Blood Flow and Blood Pressure
99(11)
Disorders of Cardiac Function
110(8)
Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock
118(7)
UNIT VI Respiratory Function
Control of Respiratory Function
125(5)
Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasia, and Childhood Disorders
130(6)
Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange
136(9)
UNIT VII Kidney and Urinary Tract Function
Control of Kidney Function
145(5)
Disorders of Renal Function
150(6)
Renal Failure
156(4)
Disorders of Urine Elimination
160(4)
UNIT VIII Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Function
Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System
164(5)
Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function
169(7)
Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function
176(9)
UNIT IX Endocrine System
Organization and Control of the Endocrine System
185(3)
Disorders of Endocrine Function
188(6)
Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome
194(8)
UNIT X Nervous System
Organization and Control of Neural Function
202(8)
Disorders of Somatosensory Function and Pain
210(7)
Disorders of Neuromuscular Function
217(9)
Disorders of Brain Function
226(10)
Disorders of Special Sensory Function: Vision, Hearing, and Vestibular Function
236(11)
UNIT XI Genitourinary and Reproductive Function
Disorders of the Male Genitourinary System
247(8)
Disorders of the Female Genitourinary System
255(8)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
263(5)
UNIT XII Musculoskeletal Function
Structure and Function of the Skeletal System
268(4)
Disorders of the Skeletal System: Trauma, Infection, and Childhood Disorders
272(8)
Disorders of the Skeletal System: Metabolic and Rheumatic Disorders
280(9)
UNIT XIII Integumentary Function
Structure and Function of the Skin
289(2)
Disorders of the Skin
291(7)
Answers 298


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