Evolve Resources for Pathology, 4th Edition
Student Resources on Evolve
- References linked to PubMed
- Quick reference tables on preferred practice patterns, pelvic floor problems, and women’s health issues
- Coverage of basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process includes common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more to enable therapists to devise an effective intervention plan.
- Special Implications for the Therapist sections address precautions, contraindications and considerations specific to physical therapists, and include a special evidence-based focus on the relationship between exercise and specific diseases.
- At-a-glance format features key information organized by body-system.
- Full-color design, photos and illustrations provide visual reinforcement for the content.
- Inclusion of the latest research findings incorporates recent changes in medical testing and treatment, and practice models.
- The medical model and the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model are both incorporated for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and to describe the impact of disease on a person’s lifestyle and plan of care respectively.
- Focus on health promotion and disease prevention reflects the Healthy People 2020 emphasis.
- NEW! Quick reference Evolve resources cover preferred practice patterns, pelvic floor problems, and women’s health issues.
- NEW! Highlighted A Therapist’s Thoughts sections provide easier access to the observations, experiences, and expertise of the editors and contributors.
- NEW! Note to the Reader sections offer occasional comments and remarks from the editors and contributors on the information presented to assist students in understanding the context of specific material.
- NEW! Case examples on the Evolve companion site range from simple to complex with patients who have multiple comorbidities and many factors to consider when evaluating and treating patients.
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION 1. Introduction to Concepts of Pathology 2. Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Disease and Dysfunction 3. The Psychosocial-Spiritual Impact on Health Care 4. Environmental and Occupational Medicine 5. Problems Affecting Multiple Systems 6. Injury, Inflammation and Healing
SECTION II: CLINICAL MEDICINE 7. The Immune System 8. Infectious disease 9. Oncology 10. The Integumentary System 11. The Endocrine and Metabolic Systems 12. The Cardiovascular System 13. The Lymphatic System 14. The Hematologic System 15. The Respiratory System 16. The Gastrointestinal System 17. The Hepatic, Pancreatic, and Biliary Systems 18. The Renal and Urologic Systems 19. The Male Genital/Reproductive System 20. The Female Genital/Reproductive System 21. Transplantation
SECTION III: PATHOLOGY OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 22. Introduction to Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System 23. Genetic and Developmental Disorders 24. Metabolic Disorders 25. Infectious Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System 26. Musculoskeletal Neoplasms 27. Soft Tissue, Joint and Bone Disorders
SECTION IV: PATHOLOGY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM 28. Introduction to Central Nervous System Disorders 29. Infectious Disorders of the Central Nervous System 30. Central Nervous System Neoplasms 31. Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System 32. Stroke 33. Traumatic Brain Injury 34. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury 35. Cerebral Palsy 36. Epilepsy 37. Headache 38. Vestibular Disorders 39. The Peripheral Nervous System 40. Laboratory Tests and Values Appendix A: Summary of Standard Precautions Appendix B: Guidelines for Activity and Exercise
Catherine Goodman and Kenda S. Fuller, PT, NCS, ABPTS Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, Co-owner South Valley Physical Therapy, P.C., Denver, CO, Clinical Instructor, Physical Therapy Program, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO