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Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Hardback Pathophysiology the Biologic Basis

By (author) Kathryn L. McCance, By (author) Sue E. Huether

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Hardback | 1864 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 281mm x 61mm | 3,289g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2009
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323065848
  • ISBN 13: 9780323065849
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 1320 illustrations (1200 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 11,037

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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.

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Table of contents

Introduction to Pathophysiology PART ONE: CENTRAL CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: CELLS AND TISSUES Unit I: The Cell * Cellular Biology * Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology * The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases Unit II: Genes and Gene-Environment Interaction * Genes and Genetic Diseases * Genes, Environment, Life-style, and Common Diseases Unit III: Mechanisms of Self-Defense * Innate Immunity: Inflammation * Adaptive Immunity * Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation * Infection * Stress and Disease Unit IV: Cellular Proliferation: Cancer * Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer * Cancer Epidemiology * Cancer in Children PART TWO: PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC ALTERATIONS: ORGANS AND SYSTEMS Unit V: 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 Unit VI: The Endocrine System * Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation * Alterations of Hormonal Regulation Unit VII: The Reproductive Systems * Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems * Alterations of the Reproductive Systems * Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit VIII: 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 Unit IX: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems * Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems * Alterations of Cardiovascular Function * Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children Unit X: The Pulmonary System * Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System * Alterations of Pulmonary Function * Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children Unit XI: 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 Unit XII: The Digestive System * Structure and Function of the Digestive System * Alterations of Digestive Function * Alterations of Digestive Function in Children Unit XIII: The Musculoskeletal System * Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System * Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function * Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children Unit XIV: The Integumentary System * Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument * Alterations of the Integument in Children Unit XV: Multiple Interacting Systems * Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Adults * Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Children