Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology: An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students

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Ian Peate
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 5, 2017 - Medical - 624 pages
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Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology -- Contents -- Preface -- The third edition -- References -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- About the companion website -- Chapter 1 Cell and body tissue physiology -- Introduction -- Anatomy of the cell -- The cell membrane -- Functions -- Transport across the cell membrane -- Cytoplasm -- Role of cytoplasm -- Nucleus -- Mitosis and meiosis -- Mitosis -- Meiosis -- The organelles -- Endoplasmic reticulum -- Golgi apparatus -- Lysosomes -- Peroxisomes -- Mitochondria (single = mitochondrion) -- Cytoskeleton -- Centrioles, cilia and flagella -- Types of cells -- Tissues -- Epithelial tissue -- Glandular epithelium -- Connective tissue -- Muscle tissue -- Nervous tissue -- Tissue repair -- Conclusion -- Test your knowledge -- Activities -- Glossary of terms -- References -- Chapter 2 Cancer -- Introduction -- Biology of cancer -- Causes of cancer -- Genes -- Environmental factors -- Staging of cancers -- Signs and symptoms of cancer -- Treatment of cancer -- Drug therapy -- Photodynamic therapy -- Gene therapy -- Prevention of cancer -- Examples of cancers -- Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia -- Lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Conclusion -- Activities -- Further resources -- Glossary of terms -- References -- Chapter 3 Inflammation, immune response and healing -- Introduction -- Infectious micro-organisms -- Spread of infection -- Droplet spread -- Air currents (airborne transmission) -- Aerosol transmission -- Waterborne transmission -- Direct contact -- Soil -- Inoculation -- Fcal-oral route -- Vector transmission -- Contaminated intermediates -- Types of infectious micro-organisms -- Bacteria -- Viruses -- Fungi -- Protozoa -- Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Mycoplasmas -- Helminths -- The immune system -- Organs, cells, and proteins of the immune system -- The lymphatic system -- Types of immunity
 

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Contents

Contents
45
Cancer 32
59
Inflammation immune response and healing
62
Cancer
77
Shock
93
The nervous system and associated disorders
116
The heart and associated disorders
148
The vascular system and associated disorders
178
Nutrition and associated disorders
346
The endocrine system and associated disorders
371
The reproductive systems and associated disorders
407
Pain and pain management
441
The musculoskeletal system and associated disorders
478
Fluid and electrolyte balance and associated disorders
506
The skin and associated disorders
534
Test your prior knowledge
535

The blood and associated disorders
212
Plasma membrane
217
The renal system and associated disorders
247
The respiratory system and associated disorders
278
The gastrointestinal system and associated disorders
315
The ear nose and throat and eyes and associated disorders
563
Appendix Reference values in venous serum adults
592
Index
595
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About the author (2017)

Ian Peate OBE is Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Nursing, Visiting Professor of Nursing, St George's University of London and Kingston University London, and Head of School at the School of Health Studies, Gibraltar.

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