Pathophysiology: Clinical Concepts of Disease Processes

Pathophysiology: Clinical Concepts of Disease Processes

by Sylvia Anderson Price, Lorraine Wilson

Hardcover(3rd ed)

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The new edition of this well-respected text uses a body system approach to present diseases, focusing on alterations in biologic processes that affect the body's equilibrium. The book retains the easy readability, shorter chapter lengths, innovative and numerous end-of-chapter study questions, and outstanding pedagogic elements of previous editions. New features include full-color plates, new and revised illustrations, a new chapter on pain, and significant content updates.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070508644
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/01/1986
Edition description: 3rd ed
Pages: 1200

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTIONS TO GENERAL PATHOLOGY: MECHANISMS OF DISEASE * General Concepts of Disease: Health vs. Disease * Heredity, Environment, and Disease: Interaction of Heredity and Environment * Cellular Injury and Death * Response of the Body to Injury: Inflammation and Repair * Response of the Body to Immunological Challenge * Response of the body to Infectious Agents * Disturbances in Circulation * Disturbances in Growth: Cellular Proliferation and Differentiation * IMMUNE SYSTEM DISORDERS * Familiar Allergic Disorders: ERS: Anaphylaxis and Atopic Diseases * Bronchial Asthma: Allergic and Otherwise * Atopic Dermatitis and Urticaria * Autoimmune and Immune Complex-Induced Diseases * Adverse Reactions to Drugs and Related Substances * Approaches to Immune Deficiency States * Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) * HEMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM DISORDERS * The Composition of Blood and the Monocyte-Macrophage System * Red Blood Cell Disorders * White Blood Cell and Plasma Cell Disorders * Coagulation Disorders * FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS * Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Assessment * Disorders of Fluid Volume, Osmolality, and Electrolytes * Acid-Base Disorders * GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM DISORDERS * Disorders of the Esophagus * Disorders of the Stomach and Duodenum * Disorders of the Small Intestine * Disorders of the Large Intestine * Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas * CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM DISORDERS * Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System * Physiology of the Cardiovascular System * Diagnostic Procedures in Cardiovascular Disease * Coronary Atherosclerotic Disease * Valvular Heart Disease * Cardiac Mechanical Dysfunction and Circulatory Support * Vascular Disease * RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DISORDERS * Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System * Diagnostic Procedures in Respiratory Disease * Cardinal Signs and Symptoms of Respiratory Disease * Obstructive Patterns of Respiratory Disease * Restrictive Patterns of Respiratory Disease * Cardiovascular Disease and the Lung * Respiratory Failure * Pulmonary Malignant Neoplasms * Pulmonary Tuberculosis * RENAL SYSTEM DISORDERS * Anatomy and Physiology of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract * Diagnostic Procedures in Renal Disease * Chronic Renal Failure * End-Stage Renal Disease: The Uremic Syndrome * Treatment of Chronic Renal Failure * Acute Renal Failure * Neurological System Disorders * Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System * Evaluation of the Neurological patient * Pain * Cerebrovascular Disease * Neurological Disorders with Generalized Symptomatology * Siezure Disorders * Central nervous System Injury * Central Nervous System Tumors * ENDOCRINE SYSTEM AND METABOLIC DISORDERS * Principles of Endocrine and Metabolic Control mechanisms * Pituitary Gland Disorders * Thyroid Gland Disorders * Adrenal Hypersecretion Disorders * Adrenal Hyposecretion Disorders * Pancreas: Glucose Metabolism and Diabetes Mellitus * REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS * Female Reproductive System Disorders * Male Reproductive System Disorders * Sexually Transmitted Diseases * MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISORDERS * Anatomy and Physiology of Bones and Joints * Fractures and Dislocations * Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System * Osteoarthritis * Rheumatoid Arthritis * Systemic Lupus * Erythematosis * Scleroderma * Gout * Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies * DERMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM DISORDERS * Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin * Acne and Related Conditions * Eczema and Vascular Disorders * Psoriasis and Pityriasis Rosea * Cutaneous Infections * Tumors of the Skin * Lyme Disease and Infestations

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