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Title Porth's pathophysiology : concepts of altered health states / [edited by] Tommie L Norris ; subject matter expert reviewer: Rupa Lalchandani Tuan
Edition Tenth edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2019]

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Description xxv, 1573 pages : illustrations
Contents Concepts of health and disease -- Cell and tissue characteristics -- Cellular adaptation, injury, and death -- Genetic control of cell function and inheritance -- Genetic and congenital disorders -- Neoplasia -- Stress and adaptation -- Disorders of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance -- Inflammation, tissue repair, and wound healing -- Mechanisms of infectious disease -- Innate and adaptive immunity -- Disorders of the immune response, including HIV/AIDS -- Organization and control of neural function -- Somatosensory function, pain, headache, and temperature regulation -- Disorders of motor function -- Disorders of brain function -- Sleep and sleep-wake disorders -- Disorders of thought, emotion, and memory -- Disorders of visual function -- Disorders of hearing and vestibular function -- Blood cells and the hematopoietic system -- Disorders of hemostasis -- Disorders of red blood cells -- Disorders of white blood cells and lymphoid tissues -- Structure and function of the cardiovascular system -- Disorders of blood flow and blood pressure regulation -- Disorders of cardiac function, and heart failure and circulatory shock -- Disorders of cardiac conduction and rhythm -- Structure and function of the respiratory system -- Respiratory tract infections, neoplasms, and childhood disorders -- Disorders of ventilation and gas exchange -- Structure and function of the kidney -- Disorders of renal function -- Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease -- Disorders of the bladder and lower urinary tract -- Structure and function of the gastrointestinal system -- Disorders of gastrointestinal function -- Disorders of hepatobiliary and exocrine pancreas function -- Alterations in nutritional status -- Mechanisms of endocrine control -- Disorders of endocrine control of growth and metabolism -- Structure and function of the male genitourinary system -- Disorders of the male reproductive system -- Structure and function of the female reproductive system -- Disorders of the female reproductive system -- Sexually transmitted infections -- Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system -- Disorders of musculoskeletal function : trauma, infection, neoplasms -- Disorders of musculoskeletal function : developmental and metabolic disorders, activity intolerance, and fatigue -- Disorders of musculoskeletal function : rheumatic disorders -- Structure and function of the skin -- Disorders of skin integrity and function
Summary "The 10th edition of Porth's Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States continues a legacy of excellence by providing comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage designed to help grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. The book's unique emphasis on "concepts" of altered health states, as opposed to factual descriptions of diseases and disorders, helps students grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Physiology, Pathological.
Pathology.
Diseases.
Nursing.
Disease.
Pathologic Processes.
Physiological Phenomena.
Reading List HNN227 recommended text 2020
HNN325 recommended text 2020
HNN227 recommended text 2019
HNN325 recommended text 2019
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
Author Norris, Tommie L., editor
LC no. 2018040066
ISBN 9781496377555 (hardbound)
1496377559 (hardbound)
Other Titles Pathophysiology