An Introduction to Human Disease: Pathology and Pathophysiology Correlations

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 797 pages
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Intended for nursing students, this textbook characterizes the structural and functional changes caused by disease in tissues and organs as a basis for understanding the clinical manifestations and principles of treatment. Cowley (laboratory medicine, University of Minnesota) describes the organizat
 

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Contents

Diagnosis
3
Function in Health and Disease
23
Conditions
37
Chromosomes
47
Inflammation and Repair
69
Factors Influencing the Outcome of
75
flutoimmune Diseases
81
Immunity
82
Examination of the Breasts
413
Sarcoma of the Breast
426
Infections of the Female Genital
433
Diagnosis and Treatment
440
Diseases of the Vulva
448
Prenatal Development
459
Stages of Prenatal Development
464
Amnionic Fluid
470

Antibodies Immunoglobulins
88
6
99
Hicroorgaimiw
105
7
130
Classification of Bacteria 106
137
Late Manifestations of
162
The Hematopoietic and Lpphati c
177
10
204
fleoplastic Disease
207
Etiologic Factors in Neoplastic
220
Diagnosis of Tumors
227
Leukemia
236
Survival Rates in Neoplastic
242
flbnormalities of Blood Coagulation
251
Circulatory Disturbances
267
Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
273
The Cardiovascular Astem
285
Congenital Heart Disease
291
Infective Endocarditis
298
Myocardial Infarction
304
Case Studies
315
Renal Effects
327
Diseases of the Veins
333
Lpphatk tytemf
347
Polycythemia
363
20
364
The Role of the Spleen in Protection
369
The Respiratory intem
375
Pneumothorax
381
Tuberculosis
389
Chronic Obstructive Lung
395
Pulmonary Fibrosis
402
Fraternal Twins
476
Disadvantages of Twin Pregnancies
482
Structure and Function of
499
Developmental Disturbances
507
Structure and Function of the Male
539
tytem
551
Fatty Liver
563
Procedures to Treat Manifestations
569
Reyes Syndrome
575
Jaundice
581
IlellitiH
589
Hypoglycemia
601
The Gastrointestinal Tract
609
Cardiac Sphincter Dysfunction
615
AntibioticAssociated Colitis
621
Intestinal Obstruction
627
Imperforate Anus
633
Water Electrolyte
641
The Endocrine Glands
657
The Thyroid Gland
664
The Parathyroid Glands
672
The Adrenal Medulla
679
The flervouf tytem
691
Neural Tube Defects
697
Stroke
704
Meningitis Caused by Bacteria
711
Bone Formation
733
Fracture
743
General References
761
Index
785
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Crowley is Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis.

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