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Page Count: 1392
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Pathophysiology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

by Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn, PhD, RN and Jacquelyn L. Banasik, PhD, ARNP
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With dynamic full-color illustrations and an easy-to-read writing style, Pathophysiology, 4th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, and treatment of disease. Each unit covers a specific body system and begins with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal physiology to prepare you for disease processes and abnormalities discussions. Coverage of the latest developments in pathophysiology and a wealth of student-friendly learning resources will help you understand all of the major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic and infectious diseases.
    • 900 full-color illustrations clarify complex pathophysiological concepts.
    • Easy-to-read style includes many tables, boxes, and figures to highlight and simplify content.
    • Key Questions at the beginning of each chapter highlight key objectives and help you develop and use critical thinking skills.
    • Key Points boxes focus on the most important information.
    • Geriatric Considerations boxes analyze the age-related changes associated with a specific body system.
    • A chapter summary gives you a quick wrap-up of the key content in each chapter.
    • NEW! Pediatric Considerations boxes with accompanying flow charts describe conditions and changes specific to young children.
    • NEW! Updated content includes the latest information on new treatment advances, the relationship between stress and inflammation to cardiovascular disease, and much more throughout the text.
    • NEW! Global Health Considerations tables include information on HIV/AIDS and depression/anxiety in women.
  • Unit I: Pathophysiologic Processes

    1. Introduction to Pathophysiology

    2. Homeostasis and Adaptive Responses to Stressors

    Unit II: Cellular Function

    3. Cell Structure and Function

    4. Cell Injury, Aging, and Death

    5. Genome Structure, Regulation, and Tissue Differentiation

    6. Genetic and Developmental Disorders

    7. Neoplasia

    Unit III: Defense

    8. Infectious Processes

    9. Inflammation and Immunity

    10. Alterations in Immune Function

    11. Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells

    12. HIV Disease and AIDS

    Unit IV: Oxygen Transport, Blood Coagulation, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure

    13. Alterations in Oxygen Transport

    14. Alterations in Homeostasis and Blood Coagulation

    15. Alterations in Blood Flow

    16. Alterations in Blood Pressure

    Unit V: Cardiac Function

    17. Cardiac Function

    18. Alterations in Cardiac Function

    19. Heart Failure and Dysrhythmias: Common Sequelae of Cardiac Diseases

    20. Shock

    Unit VI: Respiratory Function

    21. Respiratory Function and Alterations in Gas Exchange

    22. Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders

    23. Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders

    Unit VII: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis

    24. Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis and Imbalances

    25. Acid-Base Homeostasis and Imbalances

    Unit VIII: Renal and Bladder Function

    26. Renal Function

    27. Intrarenal Disorders

    28. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease

    29. Disorders of the Lower Urinary Tract

    Unit IX: Genital and Reproductive Function

    30. Male Genital and Reproductive Function

    31. Alterations in Male Genital and Reproductive Function

    32. Female Genital and Reproductive Function

    33. Alterations in Female Genital and Reproductive Function

    34. Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Unit X: Gastrointestinal Function

    35. Gastrointestinal Function

    36. Gastrointestinal Disorders

    37. Alterations in Function of the Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreas

    38. Liver Diseases

    Unit XI: Endocrine Function, Metabolism, and Nutrition

    39. Endocrine Physiology and Mechanisms of Hypothalamic-Pituitary Regulation

    40. Disorders of Endocrine Function

    41. Diabetes Mellitus

    42. Alterations in Metabolism and Nutrition

    Unit XII: Neural Function

    43. Structure and Function of the Nervous System

    44. Acute Disorders of Brain Function

    45. Chronic Disorders of Neurologic Function

    46. Alterations in Special Sensory Function

    47. Pain

    Unit XIII: Neuropsychological Function

    48. Neurobiology of Psychotic Illnesses

    49. Neurobiology of Nonpsychotic Illnesses

    Unit XIV: Musculoskeletal Support and Movement

    50. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

    51. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Trauma, Infection, and Disease

    52. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Rheumatic Disorders

    Unit XV: Integumentary System

    53. Alterations in the Integumentary System

    54. Burn Injuries

    Appendix: Clinical and Laboratory Values

  • Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn, PhD, RN, Professor and Chair of Nursing, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Indiana University -Purdue University, IPFW --Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN and Jacquelyn L. Banasik, PhD, ARNP, Associate Professor, WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane, WA
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