Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine

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This review of pathophysiology aims to present disease as disordered physiology. It discusses normal structure and function, common clinical presentations and mechanisms underlying signs and symptoms, and focuses on common problems encountered by physicians. It contains 38 new case studies.

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This concise introduction to pathophysiology focuses on nearly 100 diseases most commonly encountered by physicians in clinical settings. Organized by organ systems, it considers disease processes as disordered physiology. In a straightforward and logical manner, each chapter covers normal organ system structure and function, pathology and disordered physiology, common clinical presentations, and the mechanisms underlying symptoms and signs. Helpful learning tools such as boxed questions, excellent illustrations, citations to recent references, and case examples make mastery of the material easier at every step. This indispensable book belongs in the library of every student and clinician. Features: clear, concise, and useful information on pathophysiology; boxed questions for self-assessment in each chapter; 339 illustrations clarify key concepts; 38 new case studies; new chapter on inflammatory rheumatic diseases; excellent review tool for USMLE Step 2.

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Stephen J. McPhee, MD (University of California, San Francisco) Vishwanath R. Lingappa, MD, PhD (University of California, San Francisco) William F. Ganong, MD (University of California, San Francisco) Jack D. Lange, MD (University of California, San Francisco)

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