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This pathophysiology handbook is ideally suited for easy reference in the classroom or clinical environment. The book presents a summary of physiology concepts for each body system, followed by an overview of important pathophysiology concepts related to "alterations" in that body system. These pathophysiology concepts provide the necessary foundation for understanding the disease or injury states that are presented next in the chapter.
Fundamental Mechanisms of Health and Disease
Cell Structure and function
Effective and Ineffective Health Protection
The Immune System
Homeostasis and the Stress Response
Integrated Control and Dysfunction
The Nervous System
The Endocrine System
The Musculoskeletal System
Oxygen Balance and Deficiencies
The Hematologic System
The Cardiovascular system
The Respiratory System
Nutrition, Elimination, and Reproductive Function and Dysfunction
The Gastrointestinal System
The Pancreas and Diabetes Mellitus
The Genitourinary System
Fluid and Electrolyte and Acid-Base Balance
The Reproductive System
Pathophysiology in Color
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ISBN: 9781605477251 ISBN-10: 1605477257 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 928 Published: 29th November 2010 Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.07 x 12.7
Weight (kg): 0.83
Edition Number: 4 Edition Type: Revised