Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine

9780071212403: Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine

This concise review of pathophysiology presents each disease as disordered physiology. Organized by organ system, each chapter discusses normal structure and function, pathology, and disordered physiology, common clinical presentations and mechanisms underlying symptoms and signs.

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"The book does an excellent job of integrating basic science concepts with clinical medicine. Each of the organ system chapters reviews the normal anatomy, physiology and histology, then follows with the pathophysiology, clinical findings, and pathology of the more commonly encountered disorders. Additionally there are chapters on genetic diseases, immune diseases and neoplasia which similarly link basic science principles with clinical disease entities. Each chapter contains periodic "checkpoint" questions which guide the reader to the most important concepts. Each chapter also ends with several case studies with questions and discussions, similar to those encountered on board examinations." Doody's 20030103

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This concise review of pathophysiology, which emphasises the more common disease states and processes, helps students understand how to treat a specific disease with confidence.

Written in the popular LANGE format, this book is organized by organ system and contains numerous figures, tables and illustrations.

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McPhee, Stephen J.; Lingappa, Vishwanath R.; Ganong, William F.
Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. (2002)
ISBN 10: 007121240X ISBN 13: 9780071212403
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