Summary: 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 bo
th the physical and psychological aspects of altered health.
Summary: 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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 07/13/2004 International: No
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Concepts of health and disease
Concepts of altered health in children
Concepts of altered health in older adults
Cell and tissue characteristics
Cellular adaptation, injury, and death
Genetic control of cell function and inheritance
Genetic and congenital disorders
Stress and adaptation
Alterations in temperature regulation
Alterations in nutritional status
Activity tolerance and fatigue
Sleep and sleep disorders
Disorders of haemostasis
Red blood cell disorders
Disorders of white blood cells and lymphoid tissues
Mechanisms of infectious disease
The immune response
Inflammation and healing
Alterations in the immune response
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Control of cardiovascular function
Disorders of blood flow in the systemic circulation
Disorders of blood pressure regulation
Disorders of cardiac function
Cardiac conduction and rhythm disorders
Heart failure and circulatory shock
Control of respiratory function
Respiratory tract infections, neoplasms, and childhood disorders
Disorders of ventilation and gas exchange
Control of renal function
Disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance
Disorders of acid-base balance
Disorders of renal function
Disorders of urine elimination
Control of gastrointestinal function
Disorders of gastrointestinal function
Disorders of hepatobiliary and exocrine pancreas function
Mechanisms of endocrine control
Disorders of endocrine control of growth and metabolism
Diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome
The male genitourinary system
Disorders of the male genitourinary system
The female reproductive system
Disorders of the female reproductive system
Sexually transmitted diseases
Organization and control of neural function
Somatosensory function, pain, and headache
Disorders of motor function
Disorders of brain function
Disorders of thought, mood, and memory
Disorders of visual function
Disorders of hearing and vestibular function
Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system
Disorders of skeletal function : trauma, infections, and neoplasms
Disorders of skeletal function : developmental and metabolic disorders
Disorders of skeletal function : rheumatic disorders
Structure and function of the skin
Alterations in skin function and integrity
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