Principles of Pathophysiology and Emergency Medical Care

Principles of Pathophysiology and Emergency Medical Care

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Principles of Pathophysiology and Emergency Medical Care relates pathophysiological principles to emergency care of medical disorders. Material conforms to the 1999 EMT-Paramedic Curriculum objectives. Many illustrations and tables highlight important concepts that appeal to the visual learner. In-depth coverage of shock, acid-base, environmental and toxicological emergencies not found in other pathophysiology texts, but necessary for the EMS professional.
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 17.78mm | 975.22g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0766825485
  • 9780766825482

Table of contents

UNIT ONE: Concepts of human disease. Chapter One: Introduction to human disease. Chapter Two: Introduction to Cell Biology and Mechanisms of disease. Chapter Three: Neoplasms. Chapter Four: Inflammation and infection. Chapter Five: Fluids, electrolytes, and acid-base balance. Chapter Six: Pathophysiology of Shock. UNIT TWO: Common diseases and disorders of body systems. Chapter Seven: Immune and lymphatic system diseases and disorders. Chapter Eight: Hematologic system diseases and disorders. Chapter Nine: Respiratory system diseases and disorders. Chapter Ten: Cardiovascular system diseases and disorders. Chapter Eleven: Nervous system diseases and disorders. Chapter Twelve: Digestive system diseases and disorders. Chapter Thirteen: Renal system diseases and disorders. Chapter Fourteen: Musculoskeletal system diseases and disorders. Chapter Fifteen: Endocrine system diseases and disorders. Chapter Sixteen: Eye and ear Diseases and Disorders. Chapter Seventeen: Reproductive system diseases and disorders. Chapter Eighteen: Diseases and disorders of pregnancy and childbirth. Chapter Nineteen: Integumentary system diseases and disorders. Chapter Twenty: Mental health diseases and disorders. UNIT THREE: Childhood, Toxicological, and Environmental Diseases and Disorders. Chapter Twenty-One: Childhood diseases and disorders. Chapter Twenty-Two: Toxicological diseases and disorders. Chapter Twenty-Three: Environmental diseases and disorders.
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