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Designed to be used in tandem with the Understanding Pathophysiology, 5th Edition textbook, this study guide provides an in-depth review of the most important pathophysiology facts and information. Learning objectives, Memory Check! boxes, and practice examinations for each chapter hone your understanding and help you review key concepts from the text. This edition also features a greater variety in exercises and more case study questions for further analysis. Answers to the practice examinations and a discussion of each case study question can be found in the back of the study guide. Comprehensive coverage corresponds with the main text -- the bestselling pathophysiology text on the market. Learning objectives keep your focus on the essential information in the text. Memory Check! boxes help you remember key points from the text. Algorithms include flowcharts of diseases and disorders. Practice examinations provide immediate feedback on content learned. More than 35 case studies improve your critical thinking skills. Answers to case studies and practice examinations appear at the end of the book so you can receive immediate feedback. 1000+ questions offer complete coverage of all areas of pathophysiology. Updated content reflects the major updates in the main text, particularly in the units on mechanisms of self-defense, cellular proliferation, and the neurologic system. More case studies and a greater variety of exercises have been added to this edition to strengthen your understanding of textbook concepts.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Pathophysiology|
|Basic Concepts Of Pathophysiology|
|Genes and Genetic Diseases|
|Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology|
|Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases|
|Mechanisms of Self-Defense|
|Innate Immunity: Inflammation and Wound Healing|
|Infection and Defects in Mechanisms of Defense|
|Stress and Disease|
|Cellular Proliferation: Cancer|
|Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer|
|Cancer in Children|
|BODY SYSTEMS AND DISEASES|
|The Neurologic System|
|Structure and Function of the Neurologic System|
|Pain, Temperature, 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|
|Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children|
|The Endocrine System|
|Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation|
|Alterations of Hormonal Regulation|
|The Hematologic System|
|Structure and Function of the Hematologic System|
|Alterations of Hematologic 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|
|Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children|
|The Renal and Urologic Systems|
|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 Reproductive Systems|
|Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems|
|Alterations of the Reproductive Systems Including Sexually Transmitted Infections|
|The Digestive System|
|Structure and Function of the Digestive System|
|Alterations of Digestive Function|
|Alterations of Digestive Function in Children|
|The Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems|
|Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System|
|Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function|
|Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children|
|Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument|
|Alterations of the Integument in Children|
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