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Pathophysiology : The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children

Pathophysiology : The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children - 4th edition

Pathophysiology : The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780323014380

ISBN10: 0323014380

Pathophysiology : The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children by Kathryn L. McCance - ISBN 9780323014380
Edition: 4TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2002
International: No
Pathophysiology : The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children by Kathryn L. McCance - ISBN 9780323014380

ISBN13: 9780323014380

ISBN10: 0323014380

Edition: 4TH 02

Summary

As the leading pathophysiology textbook for over a decade, this outstanding resource boasts comprehensive coverage, complete and separate treatment of pediatric pathophysiology, a clear writing, and numerous full-color illustrations. In its new 4th edition, this authoritative classic features extensively revised and updated content, more illustrations, and a greatly enhanced full-color design. The first part presents the general principles of pathophysiology, including: cellular structure, injury, and repair; fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance; immunity, inflammation, and infection; stress; and oncogenesis. It also discusses the influence of the environment and the role of genetics in the development of disease. The second part, organized by body system, examines normal anatomy and physiology, alterations of function in adults, and alterations of function in children.

Author Bio

McCance, Kathryn L. : University of Utah, College of Nursing

Huether, Sue E. : University of Utah, College of Nursing

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