Professional Guide to Pathophysiology, Third Edition, combines the best of a diseases reference with the best of a full-color atlas in one clinical reference for every practice setting. This comprehensive guide focuses on the pathophysiologic developments behind more than 400 disorders across all body systems, so the practitioner fully understands the pathophysiologic rationale behind focused assessments, behind patient signs and symptoms, behind the kinds of tests that are done, and behind the treatments that are given. Now in full color throughout, the book features hundreds of illustrations depicting anatomical structures and pathophysiological processes, as well as scores of informative tables and flowcharts. P>
Professional Guide Series
January 7, 2010
About The Author(s)
--NEW: Update of all content to include the latest pathophysiology, diagnostic test, and treatment information --NEW: All pathophysiology illustrations and photos in full color --NEW Full-color design throughout --NEW: Prevention sidebars that cover health promotion and disease prevention --Life-Threatening Disorder banner: highlights disorders that require immediate attention --Icons: -- Age Alert: highlights differences and age-related variations in pathophysiologic processes, incidence, onset, and clinical appearance in specific age populations -- Clinical Alert: pointers to possible disease complications; emergency interventions for life-threatening situations; and significant changes in clinical appearance -- Closer Look: offers detailed, close-up illustrations, flowcharts, and diagrams to help visualize physiologic and pathophysiologic processes -- Disease Block: presents flowcharts showing points shows in flowchart format the points where treatments halt disease progression -- Genetic Link: identifies gene related discoveries in appropriate disorders -- Multisystem Disorder: highlights disorders that affect multiple systems and require a focused multidisciplinary approach
Table of contents
Contributors and consultants vi Foreword vii
Fundamentals of pathophysiology Cancer Infection Fluids and electrolytes Genetics Cardiovascular system Respiratory system Nervous system Gastrointestinal system Musculoskeletal system Hematologic system Immune system Endocrine system Renal system Sensory system Integumentary system Reproductive system Less common disorders Selected references Index
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