Study Guide for Pathophysiology. The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. Edition No. 8

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  • Elsevier Health Science
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Learn, understand, and master pathophysiology! Corresponding to the chapters in Pathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children, 8th Edition, this study guide offers practical activities to help you review and remember basic pathophysiology. Interactive questions provide you with a working knowledge of disease etiology and disease processes - giving you practice applying what you've learned to clinical practice.

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Part ONE: CENTRAL CONCEPTS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: CELLS AND TISSUES Unit I: THE CELL 1. Cellular Biology 2. Altered Cellular and Tissue Biology 3. The Cellular Environment: Fluids and Electrolytes, Acids and Bases

Unit II: GENES AND GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION 4. Genes and Genetic Diseases 5. Genes, Environment-Lifestyle, and Common Diseases 6. Epigenetics and Disease

Unit III: MECHANISMS OF SELF-DEFENSE 7. Innate Immunity: Inflammation 8. Adaptive Immunity 9. Alterations in Immunity and Inflammation 10. Infection 11. Stress and Disease

Unit IV: CELLULAR PROLIFERATION: CANCER 12. Cancer Biology 13. Cancer Epidemiology 14. Cancer in Children

Part TWO: PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC ALTERATIONS: ORGANS AND SYSTEMS Unit V: THE NEUROLOGIC SYSTEM 15. Structure and Function of the Neurologic System 16. Pain, Temperature Regulation, Sleep, and Sensory Function 17. Alterations in Cognitive Systems, Cerebral Hemodynamics, and Motor Function 18. Disorders of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and the Neuromuscular Junction 19. Neurobiology of Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders 20. Alterations of Neurologic Function in Children

Unit VI: THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 21. Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation 22. Alterations of Hormonal Regulation 23. Obesity and Nutritional Disorders NEW CHAPTER

Unit VII: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 24. Structure and Function of the Reproductive Systems 25. Alterations of the Female Reproductive System 26. Alterations of the Male Reproductive System 27. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Unit VIII: THE HEMATOLOGIC SYSTEM 28. Structure and Function of the Hematologic System 29. Alterations of Erythrocyte Function 30. Alterations of Leukocyte, Lymphoid, and Hemostatic Function 31. Alterations of Hematologic Function in Children

Unit IX: THE CARDIOVASCULAR AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS 32. Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems 33. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function 34. Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children

Unit X: THE PULMONARY SYSTEM 35. Structure and Function of the Pulmonary System 36. Alterations of Pulmonary Function 37. Alterations of Pulmonary Function in Children

Unit XI: THE RENAL AND UROLOGIC SYSTEMS 38. Structure and Function of the Renal and Urologic Systems 39. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function 40. Alterations of Renal and Urinary Tract Function in Children

Unit XII: THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 41. Structure and Function of the Digestive System 42. Alterations of Digestive Function 43. Alterations of Digestive Function in Children

Unit XIII: THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 44. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System 45. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function 46. Alterations of Musculoskeletal Function in Children

Unit XIV: THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM 47. Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Integument 48. Alterations of the Integument in Children

Unit XV: MULTIPLE INTERACTING SYSTEMS 49. Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Adults 50. Shock, Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, and Burns in Children

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McCance, Kathryn L. Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Kathryn L. McCance, RN, PhD
Huether, Sue E. Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Sue E. Huether, RN, PhD
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