Porth's Essentials of Pathophysiology

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Edition: 5th
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Pub. Date: 2019-11-05
Publisher(s): LWW
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Summary

Vital Disease Information for Your Success in Nursing
 
Ready yourself for the realities of professional nursing practice with this proven approach to pathophysiology. Distilling need-to-know disease content in a clear, accessible format, Porth’sEssentials of Pathophysiology offers concise yet complete coverage of how the body works to help you establish the scientific foundation essential to success in your nursing career.
 
  • Approachable presentation builds understanding from basic to advanced concepts and defines key terms as you progress.
  • “Chunked” content--including Learning Objectives, Key Points boxes, and Summary Concepts sections--highlights critical points for reflection.
  • Full-color illustrations clarify the clinical manifestations of diseases and disease processes.
  • Review Exercises at the end of each chapter test your retention and identify areas for further study.
  • References provide fast, efficient access to normal laboratory values in both conventional and SI units, as well as a comprehensive glossary.
  • Narrated animations referenced by icons in the text and available online enhance your understanding of the most challenging and clinically relevant concepts.

Table of Contents

  • UNIT 1 - Concepts of Health and Disease
    • Chapter 1-- Concepts of Health and Disease
  • UNIT 2 - Cell Function and Growth
    • Chapter 2 -- Cell and Tissue Characteristics
    • Chapter 3 -- Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death
    • Chapter 4 -- Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance
    • Chapter 5 -- Genetic and Congenital Disorders
    • Chapter 6 -- Neoplasia
  • UNIT 3 - Disorders of Integrative Function
    • Chapter 7 -- Stress and Adaptation
    • Chapter 8 -- Disorders of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Balance
  • UNIT 4 - Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity
    • Chapter 9 -- Inflammation, Tissue Repair, and Wound Healing
    • Chapter 10 -- Mechanisms of Infectious Disease
    • Chapter 11-- Innate and Adaptive Immunity
    • Chapter 12 -- Disorders of the Immune Response, Including HIV/AIDS
  • UNIT 5 - Disorders of Neural Function
    • Chapter 13 -- Organization and Control of Neural Function
    • Chapter 14 -- Somatosensory Function, Pain, Headache, and Temperature Regulation
    • Chapter 15 -- Disorders of Motor Function
    • Chapter 16 -- Disorders of Brain Function
    • Chapter 17 -- Sleep and Sleep–Wake Disorders
    • Chapter 18 -- Disorders of Thought, Emotion, and Memory
  • UNIT 6 - Disorders of Special Sensory Function
    • Chapter 19 -- Disorders of Visual Function
    • Chapter 20 -- Disorders of Hearing and Vestibular Function
    • Chapter 21 -- Blood Cells and the Hematopoietic System
    • Chapter 22 -- Disorders of Hemostasis
    • Chapter 23 -- Disorders of Red Blood Cells
    • Chapter 24 -- Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissues
  • UNIT 8 - Disorders of Cardiovascular Function
    • Chapter 25 -- Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System
    • Chapter 26 -- Disorders of Blood Flow and Blood Pressure Regulation
    • Chapter 27 -- Disorders of Cardiac Function, and Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock
    • Chapter 28 -- Disorders of Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm
  • UNIT 9 - Disorders of Respiratory Function
    • Chapter 29 -- Structure and Function of the Respiratory System
    • Chapter 30 -- Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders
    • Chapter 31 -- Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange
  • UNIT 10 - Disorders of Renal Function
    • Chapter 32 -- Structure and Function of the Kidney
    • Chapter 33 -- Disorders of Renal Function
    • Chapter 34 -- Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Chapter 35 -- Disorders of the Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract
  • UNIT 11- Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function
    • Chapter 36 -- Structure and Function of the Gastrointestinal System
    • Chapter 37 -- Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function
    • Chapter 38 -- Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function
    • Chapter 39 -- Alterations in Nutritional Status
  • UNIT 12 - Disorders of Endocrine Function
    • Chapter 40 -- Mechanisms of Endocrine Control1
    • Chapter 41-- Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism
  • UNIT 13 - Disorders of Genitourinary and Reproductive Function
    • Chapter 42 -- Structure and Function of the Male Genitourinary System
    • Chapter 43 -- Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
    • Chapter 44 -- Structure and Function of the Female Reproductive System
    • Chapter 45 -- Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
    • Chapter 46 -- Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • UNIT 14 - Disorders of Musculoskeletal Function
    • Chapter 47 -- Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System
    • Chapter 48 -- Disorders of Musculoskeletal Function: Trauma, Infection, Neoplasms1
    • Chapter 49 -- Disorders of Musculoskeletal Function: Developmental and Metabolic Disorders, Activity Intolerance, and Fatigue
    • Chapter 50 -- Disorders of Musculoskeletal Function: Rheumatic Disorders
  • UNIT 15 - Disorders of Integumentary Function
    • Chapter 51 -- Structure and Function of the Skin
    • Chapter 52 -- Disorders of Skin Integrity and Function

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