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Principles of Pathophysiology - Shane Bullock

Principles of Pathophysiology

Paperback Published: 20th September 2012
ISBN: 9780733994159
Number Of Pages: 816

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Principles of Pathophysiology has been specifically written for local nursing and Allied Health students with the aim of clearly integrating the science of Pathophysiology with clinical practice within Australia and New Zealand.

Taking a systems approach to help facilitate stronger understanding, this new Australian text is the perfect learning resource for Nursing and Allied Health students.

PART 1 Cellular and tissue pathophysiology
1:    Pathophysiological terminology, cellular adaptation and injury
2:    Inflammation and healing
3:    Genetic disorders
4:    Neoplasia

PART 2 Body defences and immune system pathophysiology
5:    Stress and its role in disease
6:    Immune disorders
7:    Infection

Part 3 Nervous system pathophysiology
8:    Brain and spinal cord dysfunction
9:    Neurodegenerative disorders
10:  Neurotrauma
11:  Seizures and epilepsy
12:  Nociception and pain
13:  Disorders of the special senses
14:  Depression, psychosis and anxiety disorders

Part 4 Endocrine pathophysiology
15:  Concepts of endocrine dysfunction
16:  Hypothalamic–pituitary disorders
17:  Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
18:  Adrenal gland disorders
19:  Diabetes mellitus

Part 5 Cardiovascular pathophysiology
20:  Blood disorders
21:  Ischaemic heart disease
22:  Cardiac muscle and valve disorders
23:  Dysrhythmias
24:  Circulatory shock and vascular disorders

Part 6 Pulmonary dysfunction
25:  Pulmonary dysfunction
26:  Obstructive pulmonary disorders
27:  Restrictive pulmonary disorders
28:  Pulmonary infections, cancers and vascular conditions

Part 7 Fluid, electrolyte and renal pathophysiology
29:  Fluid imbalances
31:  Inflammatory and infectious disorders of the urinary system
32:  Renal neoplasms and obstructions
33:  Renal failure

Part 8 Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology
34:  Intestinal disorders
35:  Malabsorption syndromes
36:  Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease
37:  Disorders of the liver, gall bladder and pancreas

Part 9 Reproductive pathophysiology
38:  Female reproductive disorders
39:  Male reproductive disorders

Part 10 Musculoskeletal pathophysiology
40:  Musculoskeletal trauma
41:  Bone disorders
42:  Joint disorders
43:  Muscle disorders

Part 11 Skin and accessory structure pathophysiology
44:  Skin infections
45:  Inflammatory skin conditions
46:  Skin cancers, burns and scarring
47:  Bites and stings
48:  Disorders of dermal appendages and cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease

ISBN: 9780733994159
ISBN-10: 9780733994159
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 816
Published: 20th September 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 1