This is the Seventh Edition of the comprehensive and well-respected text and reference of pathophysiology. As a nurse-physiologist, Carol Porth uniquely emphasizes "concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders. By taking this physiologic approach, the author ensures a comprehension of the whole of body function. By integrating all of the aspects of the human body into a total functional whole, the student can grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health.
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Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Unit I Concepts of Health and Disease 1.Concepts of Health and Disease 2.Concepts of Altered Health in Children 3.Concepts of Altered Health in Older Unit II Cell Function and Growth 4.Cell and Tissue Characteristics 5.Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death 6.Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance 7.Genetic and Congenital Disorders 8.Neoplasia Unit III Integrative Body Functions 9.Stress and Adaptation 10.Alterations in Temperature Regulation 11.Alterations in Nutritional Status 12.Activity Tolerance and Fatigue 13.Sleep and Sleep Disorders Unit IV Hematopoietic Function 14.Hematopoietic System 15.Disorders of Hemostasis 16.Red Blood Cell Disorders 17.White Cell and Lymphoid Tissue Disorders Unit V Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection 18.Mechanisms Infectious Diseases 19.The Immune Response 20.Inflammation and Healing 21.Alterations in the Immune Response Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Unit VI Cardiovascular Function 22.Control of Cardiovascular Function 23.Disorders of Blood Flow in the Systemic Circulation 24.Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation 25.Disorders of Cardiac Function 26.Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm Disorders 27.Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock Unit VII Respiratory Function 28.Control of Respiratory Function 29.Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders 30.Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange Unit VIII Renal Function 31.Control of Renal Function 32.Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 33.Disorders of Acid Base Balance 34.Disorders of Renal Function 35.Renal Failure 36.Disorders of Urine Elimination Unit IX Gastrointestinal Function 37.Control of Gastrointestinal Function 38.Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function 39.Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function Unit X Endocrine Function 40.Mechanisms of Endocrine Control 41.Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism 42.Diabetes Mellitus Unit XI Genitourinary and Reproductive Function 43.The Male Genitourinary System 44.Disorders of the Genitourinary System 45.The Female Reproductive System 46.Disorders of the Female Reproductive System 47.Sexually Transmitted Diseases Unit XII Neuromuscular and Special Sensory Function 48.Organization and Control of Neural Function 49.Somatosensory Function, Pain, and Headache 50.Disorders of Motor Function 51.Disorders of Brain Function 52.Disorders of Thought, Mood, and Cognition Unit XIII Special Sensory Function 53.Disorders of Visual Function 54.Disorders of Hearing and Vestibular Function Unit XIV Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Function 55.Structure and Function of the Muscloskeletal System. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0781749883
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