Study Guide for Pathophysiology. Edition No. 6

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  • Elsevier Health Science
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The ultimate study tool to help you master pathophysiology! Corresponding to the chapters in the Pathophysiology, 6th Edition textbook, this study guide helps you review and practice the material with a variety of exercises and question types, including multiple choice, true/false, matching, fill in the blank, compare/contrast, and labeling. Thorough updates include nearly 50 case studies that provide real-life examples of how you will use pathophysiology in their careers.

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Unit I: Pathophysiologic Processes 1. Introduction to Pathophysiology 2. Homeostasis and Adaptive Responses to Stressors

Unit II: Cellular Function 3. Cell Structure and Function 4. Cell Injury, Aging, and Death 5. Genome Structure, Regulation, and Tissue Differentiation 6. Genetic and Developmental Disorders 7. Neoplasia

Unit III: Defense 8. Infectious Processes 9. Inflammation and Immunity 10. Alterations in Immune Function 11. Malignant Disorders of White Blood Cells 12. HIV Disease and AIDS

Unit IV: Oxygen Transport, Blood Coagulation, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure 13. Alterations in Oxygen Transport 14. Alterations in Homeostasis and Blood Coagulation 15. Alterations in Blood Flow 16. Alterations in Blood Pressure

Unit V: Cardiac Function 17. Cardiac Function 18. Alterations in Cardiac Function 19. Heart Failure and Dysrhythmias: Common Sequelae of Cardiac Diseases 20. Shock

Unit VI: Respiratory Function 21. Respiratory Function and Alterations in Gas Exchange 22. Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders 23. Restrictive Pulmonary Disorders

Unit VII: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Homeostasis 24. Fluid and Electrolyte Homeostasis and Imbalances 25. Acid-Base Homeostasis and Imbalances

Unit VIII: Renal and Bladder Function 26. Renal Function 27. Intrarenal Disorders 28. Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease 29. Disorders of the Lower Urinary Tract

Unit IX: Genital and Reproductive Function 30. Male Genital and Reproductive Function 31. Alterations in Male Genital and Reproductive Function 32. Female Genital and Reproductive Function 33. Alterations in Female Genital and Reproductive Function 34. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit X: Gastrointestinal Function 35. Gastrointestinal Function 36. Gastrointestinal Disorders 37. Alterations in Function of the Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreas 38. Liver Diseases

Unit XI: Endocrine Function, Metabolism, and Nutrition 39. Endocrine Physiology and Mechanisms of Hypothalamic-Pituitary Regulation 40. Disorders of Endocrine Function 41. Diabetes Mellitus 42. Alterations in Metabolism and Nutrition

Unit XII: Neural Function 43. Structure and Function of the Nervous System 44. Acute Disorders of Brain Function 45. Chronic Disorders of Neurologic Function 46. Alterations in Special Sensory Function 47. Pain

Unit XIII: Neuropsychological Function 48. Neurobiology of Psychotic Illnesses 49. Neurobiology of Nonpsychotic Illnesses

Unit XIV: Musculoskeletal Support and Movement 50. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System 51. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Trauma, Infection, and Disease 52. Alterations in Musculoskeletal Function: Rheumatic Disorders

Unit XV: Integumentary System 53. Alterations in the Integumentary System 54. Burn Injuries

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Banasik, Jacquelyn L. Associate Professor, WSU Intercollegiate College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane, WA.
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