Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine, Fifth Edition

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November 25, 2005


Electronic book text, 784 pages


0071502068 / 9780071502061

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Main description

  • Review questions located throughout each chapter promote self-assessment and serve as an excellent review for USMLE Step 2
  • The two-color design showcases the abundant use of diagrams and tables
  • More than 85,000 students in the US enrolled in medicine, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner programs need to learn pathophysiology

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Genetic Disease 3. Disorders of the Immune System 4. Infectious Diseases 5. Neoplasia 6. Blood Disorders 7. Nervous System Disorders 8. Diseases of the Skin 9. Pulmonary Disease 10. Cardiovascular Disorders: Heart Disease 11. Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disease 12. Disorders of the Adrenal Medulla 13. Gastrointestinal Disease 14. Liver Disease 15. Disorders of the Exocrine Pancreas 16. Renal Disease 17. Disorders of the Parathyroids & Calcium Metabolism 18. Disorders of the Endocrine Pancreas 19. Disorders of the Hypothalamus & Pituitary Gland 20. Thyroid Disease 21. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex 22. Disorders of the Female Reproductive Tract 23. Disorders of the Male Reproductive Tract 24. Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases 25. Case Study Answers

Author comments

Stephen J. McPhee, MD - Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Vishwanath R. Lingappa, MD - University of California, San Francisco

William F. Ganong, MD - University of California, San Francisco

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