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Gould's pathophysiology for the health professions / Robert J. Hubert, Karin C. VanMeter.

Hubert, Robert J., (author.). VanMeter, Karin, (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RB113 .G63 2018
Barcode: 30731101171597
Status: Checked out
Due date: 03/27/2023
Location: IAHS RESERVES RB113 .G63 2018
Barcode: 30731101223109
Status: Available

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IAHS Reserves - 2 Hour In Library Use - RPN-BScN HTH SCI1CC6

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  • ISBN: 9780323414425
  • ISBN: 0323414427
  • Physical Description: xviii, 681 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2018

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Section I: Pathophysiology: background and overview. Introduction to pathophysiology -- Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base imbalances -- Introduction to basic pharmacology and other common therapies -- Pain -- Section II: Defense/protective. Inflammation and healing -- Infection -- Immunity -- Section III: Pathophysiology of body systems. Skin disorders -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Blood and the circulatory system -- Lymphatic system disorders -- Cardiovascular system disorders -- Respiratory system disorders -- Neurological disorders -- Eyes, ears and other sensory organs -- Endocrine disorders -- Digestive system disorders -- Urinary system disorders -- Reproductive system disorders -- Neoplasms and cancer -- Section IV: Factors contributing to pathophysiology. Congenital and genetic disorders -- Complications due to pregnancy -- Complications due to adolescence -- Complications due to aging -- Section V: Environmental factors and pathophysiology. Immobility and associated problems -- Stress and associated problems -- Substance abuse and associated problems -- Environmental hazards and associated problems -- Appendices. Ready References. Body planes, cavities, regions, fluid compartments, and body movements -- Anatomic terms -- Conversion tables -- Common abbreviations and acronyms -- Common diagnostic studies and tests -- Example of a medical history -- Disease index -- Drug index -- Additional resources.
Restrictions on Access Note:
IAHS Reserves 2 Hour In Library Use RPN-BScN HTH SCI1CC6
Summary, etc.:
"Learn the essential concepts of major diseases/disorders and disease processes. Gould's Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 6th Edition is a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of pathophysiology. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you to apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, this book provides solid preparation for the conditions you may encounter in clinical practice"--Publisher's description.
Subject: Physiology, Pathological.
Pathologic Processes.
Physiological Phenomena.
Genre: Textbooks.
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