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Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

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ISBN-10: 0323088546

ISBN-13: 9780323088541

Edition: 7th 2014

Authors: Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether

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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.Unparalleled coverage of disease processes makes this text the most comprehensive pathophysiology text available. The largest…    
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Book details

List price: $139.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1840
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.06" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 9.042
Language: English

Introduction to Pathophysiology
Central Concepts Of Pathophysiology: Cells And Tissues
The Cell
Cellular Biology
Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology
The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases
Genes and Gene-Environment Interaction
Genes and Genetic Diseases
Genes, Environment, Life-style, and Common Diseases
Mechanisms of Self-Defense
Innate Immunity: Inflammation
Adaptive Immunity
Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation
Infection
Stress and Disease
Cellular Proliferation: Cancer
Biology, Clinical Manifestations, and Treatment of Cancer
Cancer Epidemiology
Cancer in Children
Pathophysiologic Alterations: Organs And Systems
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
The Endocrine System
Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation
Alterations of Hormonal Regulation
The Reproductive Systems
Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems
Alterations of the Reproductive Systems
Sexually Transmitted Infections
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
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 Function
Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children
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
The Digestive System
Structure and Function of the Digestive System
Alterations of Digestive Function
Alterations of Digestive Function in Children
The Musculoskeletal System
Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System
Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function
Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children
The Integumentary System
Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument
Alterations of the Integument in Children
Multiple Interacting Systems
Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Adults
Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Children