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Author Grossman, Sheila, author.

Title Porth's pathophysiology : concepts of altered health states / Carol Mattson Porth, Sheila C. Grossman.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2014]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 FHN Health Science Library Stacks - FELY-15  QZ 4 P851 2014    AVAILABLE
Edition Ninth edition.
Description xxiv, 1660 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Preceded by (work): Pathophysiology / [edited by] Carol Mattson Porth, Glenn Matfin. 8th ed. c2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Concepts of health and disease -- Concepts of altered health in children -- Concepts of altered health in older adults -- Cell and tissue characteristics -- Cellular adaptation, injury, and death -- Genetic control of cell function and inheritance -- Genetic and congenital disorders -- Neoplasia -- Stress and adaptation -- Alterations in temperature regulation -- Activity tolerance and fatigue -- Mechanisms of infectious disease -- Innate and adaptive immunity -- Inflammation, tissue repair, and wound healing -- Disorders of the immune response -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- Organization and control of neural function -- Somatosensory function, pain, and headache -- Disorders of motor function -- Disorders of brain function -- Sleep and sleep 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 in the systemic circulation -- Disorders of blood pressure regulation -- Disorders of cardiac function -- Disorders of cardiac conduction and rhythm -- Heart failure and circulatory shock -- 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 fluid and electrolyte balance -- Disorders of acid-base balance -- Disorders of renal function -- Acute renal 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 -- Diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome -- Structure and function of the male genitourinary system -- Disorders of the male genitourinary 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: development and metabolic disorders -- Disorders of musculoskeletal function: rheumatic disorders -- Structure and function of the skin -- Disorders of skin integrity and function.
Summary "Featuring briliant art, engaging new case studies, and dynamic new teaching and learning resources, this ninth edition of 'Porth's Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States' is captivating, accessible, and student-friendly while retaining the comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage that has made it a market leader. 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 aspectis of altered health." -- from the publisher.
Subject Physiology, Pathological.
Nursing. (OCoLC)fst01041731
Physiology, Pathological. (OCoLC)fst01063216
Pathologic Processes.
Physiological Phenomena.
Genre/Form Nurses' Instruction.
Added Author Porth, Carol, author.
Added Title Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology. Preceded by (work)
ISBN 9781451146004

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