ACC Atlas of Pathophysiology (3rd Revised edition)

ACC Atlas of Pathophysiology (3rd Revised edition)

By: Lippincott (contributor)Hardback

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Featuring 450 large full-color illustrations, this comprehensive atlas shows how more than 200 disorders can disrupt the human body's equilibrium. It is designed to help healthcare professionals visualize disease processes, understand the rationales for clinical interventions, and explain to patients how diseases develop and progress. Introductory chapters illustrate basic pathophysiologic concepts including cells, cancer, infection, genetics, and fluids and electrolytes. Twelve chapters organized by body system cover all major diseases, with illustrations, charts, and brief text on causes, pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment. This Third Edition includes eight new disease entries and updated information throughout. The new icon, Complications, highlights the typical progression of untreated disease.

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Contents

Contributors and consultants Foreword PART I CENTRAL CONCEPTS * CELLS, HOMEOSTASIS, AND DISEASE * CANCER * INFECTION * GENETICS * FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES PART II DISORDERS * CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS * RESPIRATORY DISORDERS * NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS * GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS * MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS * HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS * IMMUNOLOGIC DISORDERS * ENDOCRINE DISORDERS * REPRODUCTIVE DISORDERS * RENAL DISORDERS * SKIN DISORDERS * SENSORY DISORDERS APPENDIX TYPES OF CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS Glossary Selected references Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781605471525
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9781605471525
  • weight: 2428
  • ISBN10: 1605471526
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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