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Pocket Brain of Clinical Pathophysiology. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5225755
  • Book
  • September 2001
  • 115 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Dr. Griffin presents you with a portable guide that delivers instruction in critical thinking, and offers valuable new insights for recognizing and evaluating diseases that had not previously been encountered. PocketBrain of Clinical Pathophysiology emphasizes the physiology of disease to help you reason through complicated patient problems. This book will offer a greater understanding of basic pathophysiology.
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Foreword by Gorman R. Jones, MD.


Part I: Metabolic Disorders.


2. Hypernatremia.

3. Metabolic Acidosis.

4. Lactic Acidosis.

5. Renal Tubular Acidoses.

6. Elevated BUN/Creatinine Ratio.

7. Hypoglycemia.

8. Osmolality.

9. Hypercalcemia.

10. Hypocalcemia.

11. Hyperkalemia.

12. Hyperphosphatemia.

Part II: Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders.

13. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate.

14. Acute Undifferentiated Fever.

15. Chronic Fever of Undetermined Origin.

16. Infections in Immunocompromised Patients.

17. Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis.

18. Neutrophilic Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis.

19. Lymphocytic Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis.

20. Evaluating Cerebrospinal Fluid that contains Erythrocytes.

Part III: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disorders.

21. Dyspnea.

22. Hypoxemia.

23. Shock.

24. Syncope and Near Syncope.

25. Pericardial Tamponade.

26. Diastolic Runoff Physiology.

27. Atrial Septal Defect.

Part IV: Hematologic Disorders.

28. Coombs' Tests.

29. Hemolytic Anemia.

30. Large Erythrocytes.

31. Eosinophilia.

32. Thrombocytopenia.

33. Thrombocytosis.

34. Leukemoid Reaction.

Part V: Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders.

35. Liver Function Tests.

36. Diarrhea.

37. Elevated Amylase Levels.


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Frank M. Griffin, Jr.
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