MedMaps for Pathophysiology

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Apr 1, 2007 - Medical - 259 pages

An excellent rapid review for course exams and USMLE Step 1, MedMaps for Pathophysiology contains 102 concept maps of disease processes and mechanisms. The book is organized by organ system and includes classic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and congestive heart failure, as well as complex diseases such as lupus and HIV.

Each concept map is arranged to visually capture and clarify the relationships between various aspects of each disease, such as biochemical and genetic causes and responses. Laboratory values are included where appropriate. The page layout allows ample space for students to add comments and notes.


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Coagulation cascade
Cellmediated immunity
Humoral immunity Acute inflammation
Chronic inflammation
Reninangiotensinaldosterone system
Alpha thalassemia 31 Beta thalassemia
Anemia of chronic disease
Hypercalcemia 185
Hypocalcemia 187
Adrenal insufficiency Addisons disease
Cushings disease and syndrome
Diabetes insipidus
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion
Rheumatologic and Bone Disorders

Anion gap vs nonanion gap metabolic acidosis 135
Metabolic alkalosis 137
Respiratory acidosis 139
Immune Mediated Disorders 143
Hypersensitivity reaction type 1 145
Humoral immunodeficiencies 153
Systemic lupus erythematosus 159
Infectious Disorders 161
Human immunodeficiency virus 163
Endocarditis 165
Meningitis 167
Urinary tract infection 169
Sepsis syndromes 171
Tuberculosis 173
Endocrine Disorders 175
Diabetes mellitus type 1 177
Hyperthyroidism 181
Hypothyroidism 183

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