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Author McPhee, Stephen Author
Title Pathophysiology of Disease [electronic resource]: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division Oct. 2009 Blacklick : McGraw-Hill Companies, The [Distributor]
Edition 6th ed.
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Description 768 p. ill 11.000 x 08.500 in.
Series AccessPharmacy
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Summary Annotation <p><b>NOW in full color!</b></p><p><b>A complete case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology – covering all major organs and systems</b></p><p>This trusted text introduces you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of the signs and symptoms of 100 diseases commonly encountered in medical practice. Each chapter first describes normal function of a major organ or organ system, then turns attention to the pathology and disordered physiology, including the role of genetics, immunology, and infection in pathogenesis. Underlying disease mechanisms are described, along with their systems, signs, and symptoms, and the way these mechanisms themselves determine the most effective treatment.</p><p>This unique interweaving of physiological and pathological concepts will put you on the path towards thinking about signs and symptoms in terms of their pathologic basis, giving you an understanding of the “whys” behind both illness and treatment.</p><p><b>Features</b><br /></p><ul><li><b>NEW</b>full-color presentation</li><li>111 case studies (22 new ones) provide an opportunity for you to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed</li><li>A complete chapter devoted to detailed analyses of the cases</li><li>“Checkpoint” review questions appear throughout every chapter</li><li>Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information</li><li>References for each chapter topic</li><li><b>NEW</b>sections in the chapters on liver disease and inflammatory rheumatic diseases and a completely rewritten chapter on male reproductive tract disorders</li></ul><p>Visit to access MP3 audio cases and other valuable resources.</p>
Audience Scholarly & Professional McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Local Subject Physiology, Pathological
Clinical Medicine
Medical -- Pathophysiology
Medical -- Clinical Medicine
Added Author Hammer, Gary D. Author
ISBN 9780071621670
0071621679 (Trade Paper) USD 72.95 Retail Price (The McGraw-Hill Companies) Active Record
Standard No. 9780071621670
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