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cover image - Understanding Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323370486
Page Count: 1160
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $105.00

Understanding Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Sue E. Huether, MS, PhD and Kathryn L. McCance, MS, PhD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Understanding Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323370486
Page Count: 1160
Imprint: Mosby
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Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout.

    • Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important.
    • Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease.
    • More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases.
    • Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth.
    • Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression.
    • Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases.
    • Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more.
    • Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts.
    • Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters.
    • Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content.
    • Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease.
    • Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context.
    • Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference.
    • Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology.
    • Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more.
  • NEW! Chapter on Epigenetics gives students knowledge and insight into key processes that influence normal and abnormal cell growth and development.
  • NEW! Streamlined tables and flowcharts make information easier to access.
  • NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology.
  • NEW! Additional content on rare diseases gives students a more comprehensive understanding of conditions that affect the human body.
  • NEW! Division of Alterations of the Reproductive Systems chapter will now cover male and female reproductive systems in separate chapters.
  • NEW! 25 additional illustrations bring key concepts to life.
  • Frontmatter

    Introduction to Pathophysiology

    PART ONE: BASIC CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

    Unit 1: The Cell

    1. Cellular Biology

    2. Genes and Genetic Diseases 

    3. Epigenetics and Disease (NEW)

    4. Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology 

    5. Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases

    Unit 2: Mechanisms of Self-Defense

    6. Innate Immunity: Inflammation and Wound Healing

    7. Adaptive Immunity

    8.  Infection and Defects in Mechanisms of Defense

    9. Stress and Disease

    Unit 3: Cellular Proliferation: Cancer

    10. Biology of Cancer

    11. Cancer Epidemiology

    12. Cancer in Children and Adolescents

    PART TWO: BODY SYSTEMS AND DISEASES

    Unit 4: The Neurologic System

    13. Structure and Function of the Neurologic System

    14. Pain, Temperature, Sleep, and Sensory Function

    15. Alterations in Cognitive Systems, Cerebral Hemodynamics and Motor Function

    16. Disorders of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and Neuromuscular Junction

    17. Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children

    Unit 5: The Endocrine System

    18. Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation

    19. Alterations of Hormonal Regulation

    Unit 6: The Hematologic System

    20. Structure and Function of the Hematologic System

    21. Alterations in Hematologic Function

    22. Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children

    Unit 7: The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    23. Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    24. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function

    25. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children

    Unit 8: The Pulmonary System

    26. Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System

    27. Alterations of Pulmonary Function

    28. Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children

    Unit 9: The Renal and Urologic Systems

    29. Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems

    30. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function

    31. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children

    Unit 10: The Reproductive Systems

    32. Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems

    33. Alterations of the Female Reproductive System

    34. Alterations of the Male Reproductive System

    Unit 11: The Digestive System

    35. Structure and Function of the Digestive System

    36. Alterations of Digestive Function

    37. Alterations in Digestive Function in Children

    Unit 12: The Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems

    38. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

    39. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function

    40. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children

    41. Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument

    42. Alterations of the Integument in Children

    Glossary

    Index

    Appendix: Common Laboratory Values 

  • Sue E. Huether, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and Kathryn L. McCance, MS, PhD, Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
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