Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts and Applications for Health Care Professionals

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-07-13
  • Publisher: Brown, William C.
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Appropriate for one-semester pathophysiology course, which generally is taught at the sophomore or junior level. Written specifically for nursing students and students studying for paramedical careers, Essentials of Pathophysiology covers the basic principles of diseases in a concise and focused manner, resulting in a very manageable length.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Foundation Concepts of Pathophysiology


1 Cell Injury

2 Inflammation

3 Fever

4 Healing

5 Disease of Immunity

6 Neoplasia

Part 2 Systemic Pathophysiology

7 Blood Disorders

8 Hemodynmaic Disorders

9 Vascular Disease

10 Cardiac Pathophysiology

11 Circulatory Shock

12 Respiratory Pathophysiology

13 Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology

14 Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Pathophysiology

15 Renal Pathophysiology

16 Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances

17 Endocrine Pathophysiology

18 Skeletal and Muscular Pathophysiology

19 Reproductive Pathophysiology

20 Disorders of Central Nervous System Development, Vascular Support and Protection, Neoplasia

21 Disorders of Automatic Function, Movement, Sensation, and Mental Function

22 Seizures and Epilepsy

23 Pain and Pain Management

24 Trauma

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