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Title:
Handbook of pathophysiology.
Author:
Springhouse Corporation.
Publication Information:
Springhouse, Pa. : Springhouse Corp., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781582550466
Format :
Book

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Central Library RB113 .H24 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Comprehensive reference that addresses the basic principles and processes of health and disease, and how more than 450 individual diseases affect the human body. Appropriate for medical and nursing students, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals. Extensively illustrated, including 16 pages of 4-color illustrations.


Table of Contents

Contributors and consultantsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Chapter 1 Fundamentals of pathophysiologyp. 1
Chapter 2 Cancerp. 13
Chapter 3 Infectionp. 51
Chapter 4 Fluids and electrolytesp. 82
Chapter 5 Geneticsp. 103
Chapter 6 Cardiovascular systemp. 135
Chapter 7 Respiratory systemp. 209
Pathophysiology in color: Part onep. 214
Chapter 8 Nervous systemp. 250
Chapter 9 Gastrointestinal systemp. 313
Chapter 10 Musculoskeletal systemp. 359
Chapter 11 Hematologic systemp. 396
Chapter 12 Immune systemp. 423
Chapter 13 Endocrine systemp. 454
Pathophysiology in color: Part twop. 470
Chapter 14 Renal systemp. 490
Chapter 15 Sensory systemp. 524
Chapter 16 Integumentary systemp. 543
Chapter 17 Reproductive systemp. 571
Appendices
Less common disordersp. 604
Related Web sitesp. 633
Selected referencesp. 636
Indexp. 641

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