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Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

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ISBN-10: 1455754110

ISBN-13: 9781455754113

Edition: 5th 2015

Authors: Karin C. VanMeter, Robert J. Hubert

List price: $108.00
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A concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals, Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition helps you learn to identify disease processes and disorders. Authors Barbara Gould and Ruthanna Dyer continue the tradition of a text known for its readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, updated with the latest research and clinical advances. Unique Challenge, Think About, and Emergency Treatment features help in applying the material to real-life situations. No matter which area in the healthcare field you may enter, this book provides essential preparation for conditions encountered in clinical practice. Concise and readable approach includes the information…    
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Book details

List price: $108.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.06" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Pathophysiology: Background and Overview
Introduction to Pathophysiology
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Introduction to Basic Pharmacology and Other Common Therapies
Pain
Defense/Protective Mechanisms NEW!
Inflammation and Healing
Infection
Immunity
Pathophysiology of Body Systems
Skin Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Blood and the Circulatory System
Lymphatic System Disorders
Cardiovascular System Disorders
Respiratory System Disorders
Neurological Disorders
Eyes, Ears and Other Sensory Organs
Endocrine Disorders
Digestive System Disorders
Urinary System Disorders
Reproductive System Disorders
Neoplasms and Cancer
Factors Contributing to Pathophysiology
Congenital and Genetic Disorders
Complications Due to Pregnancy
Complications Due to Adolescence
Complications Due to Aging
Environmental Factors and Pathophysiology
Immobility and Associated Problems
Stress and Associated Problems
Substance Abuse and Associated Problems
Environmental Hazards and Associated Problems
Appendixes: Ready References
Body Planes, Cavities, Regions, Fluid Compartments, and Body Movements
Anatomic Terms
Conversion Tables
Common Abbreviations and Acronyms
Common Diagnostic Studies and Tests
Example of a Medical History
Disease Index
Drug Index
Additional Resources
Glossary