Pathophysiology: The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Nov 1, 2009 - Medical - 364 pages
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The perfect companion to McCance's Pathophysiology, Sixth Edition, this valuable study guide helps you master textbook content. This study guide is full of helpful study tools and in-depth reviews.



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Contents

CENTRAL CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY CELLS AND TISSUES
1
Genes and GeneEnvironment Interaction
21
Mechanisms of SelfDefense
33
Cellular Proliferation Cancer
71
PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC ALTERATIONS ORGANS AND SYSTEMS
89
The Endocrine System
139
The Reproductive Systems
157
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Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD

Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD

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