Pathophysiology: Functional Alterations in Human Health

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 518 pages

This pathophysiology text offers a unique conceptual approach that facilitates learning by viewing pathophysiology as health care professionals do. Students will learn about general mechanisms of disease or alterations in human function—such as immune alterations or altered nutrition—and apply these processes to specific conditions.

Chapters focus on fifteen core concepts of altered human function, selected by analyzing and clustering health conditions with high prevalence, incidence, and severity. Unlike a traditional systems-based approach, this novel approach shows how most diseases involve multiple body systems.

A bound-in CD-ROM includes animations and an interactive game. Faculty resources include lesson plans, PowerPoint slides, additional case studies, and student assignment worksheets.

 

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Studying from this book is difficult. The book is entry level book that is better suited to non health care professionals. to make things even more frustrating the practise tests have no easily accessible answers. In fact I can't find them even online. This books sucks.

Contents

Basic Alterations in Cells
10
Cellular injury and Death
18
Inflammation and Tissue Repair
38
Treating Acute Inflammation
45
Alterations in Immunity
66
Process of Altering Immune Function
72
Immune Response Manipulation
81
Infection
96
Clinical Models
237
Alterations in Sensory Function
253
Alterations in Hormonal
284
Altered Hormone Function
292
Alterations in Ventilation
310
Impaired VentilationPerfusion Matching
316
Alterations in Perfusion
341
Altered Perfusion
350

The Chain of Infection
97
Clinical Manifestations
107
Infectious Disease Issues
119
Impact of Genetics on Health
126
General Manifestations of Altering Genetic
135
and Differentiation
154
Characteristics of Neoplasms
162
General Manifestations
168
Alterations in Fluid Electrolyte
191
Review of AcidBase Balance
198
Alterations in Neuronal
216
Developmental Considerations
229
Alterations in Nutrition
374
Absorption
387
Alterations in Elimination
406
Processes of Altered Elimination
414
Diagnosis of Altered Elimination
420
Degenerative Changes in Aging
434
Treating Degenerative Changes
443
Diabetes Mellitus
458
Glossary
477
Index
503
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