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cover image - Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323402804
Publication Date: 01-30-2018
Page Count: 1720
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $112.99

Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

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

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323402804
Publication Date: 01-30-2018
Page Count: 1720
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $112.99
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Teach students the what, how, and why of pathophysiology! With easy-to-read, in-depth descriptions of disease, disease etiology, and disease processes, Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 8th Edition helps your students understand the most important and most complex pathophysiology concepts. This updated text includes more than 1,300 full-color illustrations and photographs to make it easier to identify normal anatomy and physiology, as well as alterations of structure and function. This edition includes a NEW chapter on obesity and nutritional disorders, along with expanded coverage of rare diseases and epigenetics. It’s the most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text available!

    • The most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text on the market provides unparalleled coverage of Pathophysiology content.
    • Over 1,300 full-color illustrations and photographs depict the clinical manifestations of disease and disease processes — more than in any other pathophysiology text.
    • Consistent presentation of diseases includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment.
    • Lifespan content includes ten separate pediatric chapters and special sections with aging and pediatrics content.
    • Outstanding authors Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether have extensive backgrounds as researchers and instructors, and utilize expert contributors, consultants, and reviewers in developing this edition.
    • Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders make it easy for you to follow the sequential progression of disease processes.
    • Additional What’s New boxes highlight the most current research and clinical development.
    • Nutrition and Disease boxes explain the link between concepts of health promotion and disease.
    • Chapter summary reviews provide concise synopses of the main points of each chapter.
    • NEW! Chapter on obesity and nutritional disorders thoroughly covers these growing global concerns.
    • NEW! Added coverage of rare diseases and epigenetics further explore genetic disease traits.
    • NEW! Over 50 new or heavily revised illustrations visually highlight pathophysiology concepts.
    • NEW! More than 30 new 3D animations on Evolve bring difficult concepts to life for a new perspective on disease processes.
  • Part 1: CENTRAL CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: CELLS AND TISSUES

    Unit I: THE CELL

    1. Cellular Biology

    2. Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology: Environmental Agents

    3. The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases

    Unit II: GENES AND GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION

    4. Genes and Genetic Diseases

    5. Genes, Environment-Lifestyle, and Common Diseases

    6. Epigenetics and Disease

    Unit III: MECHANISMS OF SELF-DEFENSE

    7. Innate Immunity: Inflammation

    8. Adaptive Immunity

    9. Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation

    10. Infection

    11. Stress and Disease

    Unit IV. CELLULAR PROLIFERATION: CANCER

    12. Cancer Biology

    13. Cancer Epidemiology

    14. Cancer in Children

    Part 2: PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC ALTERATIONS: ORGANS AND SYSTEMS

    Unit V: THE NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM

    15. Structure and Function of the Neurologic System

    16. Pain, Temperature Regulation, Sleep, and Sensory Function

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

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

    19. Neurobiology of Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders

    20. Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children

    Unit VI: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

    21. Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation

    22. Alterations of Hormonal Regulation

    23. Obesity and Disorders of Nutrition NEW

    Unit VII: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS

    24. Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems

    25. Alterations of the Female Reproductive System

    26. Alterations of the Male Reproductive System

    27. Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Unit VIII: THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM

    28. Structure and Function of the Hematologic System

    29. Alterations of Erythrocyte, Platelet, and Hemostatic Function

    30. Alterations of Leukocyte and Lymphoid Function

    31. Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children

    Unit IX: THE CARDIOVASCULAR AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

    32. Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

    33. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function

    34. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children

    Unit X: THE PULMONARY SYSTEM

    35. Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System

    36. Alterations of Pulmonary Function

    37. Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children

    Unit XI: THE RENAL AND UROLOGIC SYSTEMS

    38. Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems

    39. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Function

    40. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children

    Unit XII: THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

    41. Structure and Function of the Digestive System

    42. Alterations of Digestive Function

    43. Alterations of Digestive Function in Children

    Unit XIII: THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

    44. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

    45. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function

    46. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children

    Unit XIV: THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM

    47. Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument

    48. Alterations of the Integument in Children

    Unit XV: MULTIPLE INTERACTING SYSTEMS

    49. Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Adults

    50. Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Children

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