Understanding Pathophysiology, 6e - 6th Edition - by Sue E. Huether RN  PhD, Kathryn L. McCance RN  PhD - ISBN 9780323354097
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Understanding Pathophysiology, 6e
6th Edition
Sue E. Huether RN PhD, Kathryn L. McCance RN PhD
Publisher: Elsevier Science
ISBN: 9780323354097

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Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout.

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The word cancer has a broad category and thus, restricting it to a particular definition is...Cancer arises due to multiple reasons. It may be internal or external. Life style behavior, dietary...The childhood cancer is rare. However, it is the second leading cause of death in children. The most...In a somatic nervous system, a single somatic motor neuron travels from the central nervous system...A-delta and C fibers are the two primary types of nociceptors. The larger myelinated fibers which...Consciousness results from the interaction between neurons located in the ascending reticular...Both contusion and concussion are life threatening conditions. The differences between concussion...Myelin sheets are insulator sheets that cover the axon of the neurons. Neurons are classified into...Endocrine cells or neurosecretory cells secrete hormones into the extracellular fluids, which are...The cell surface receptor-associated disorders are mostly observed in water-soluble hormones like...Erythrocytes are responsible for the oxygenation of tissues. Erythrocytes contain a distinctive...Anemia occurs due to the following conditions: Decreased production of erythrocyte; Bleeding or...The clinical manifestations of sickle cell anemia does not appear until the infant is at least 6...The blood is circulated within the body through two separate circulatory pump systems...The medical condition in which the venous valves in the leg veins are not working properly and it...Congenital heart diseases are heart abnormalities which are present at birth. CHD will affect the...The major components of the pulmonary system include the following organs: 1. Two lungs 2. Upper and...Pulmonary diseases are the pathological conditions that affect the tissues and organs, which are...Tabular representation: Table 1 compares and contrasts the pathology, clinical presentations, and...The kidney has two zones- renal cortex and renal medulla. Renal cortex is the outer region of kidney...The urinary system can be affected by numerous disorders. The urinary tract obstruction is the...Hypospadias is a congenital condition in which the urinary opening (urethral meatus) is located on...Sex hormones are steroid hormones. They are important for the development of structures and...In human beings, puberty is characterized by sexual maturity of the reproductive organs and the...Alteration in the reproductive system includes a wide range of concern about delay in sexual...Major functions of saliva Saliva facilitates the digestion of carbohydrate in the mouth through the...The pain aroused from the internal organs of the abdomen is called visceral pain of abdomen. It...Cleft palate is associated with cleft lip. It may also take place without cleft lip. In the cleft...Bone cells enable the growth of the bone, repair itself, and able to change the shape of the bone....The basic classification system of fractures includes the open or closed and complete or incomplete...Developmental dysplasia of hip consists of a physiologically immature hip joint that resolves to the...Pictorial representation: Fig.1 shows the structure of structure of skin. Fig.1: Structure of skin...Inflammation of acne vulgaris is believed to be caused by various variables. The causative factors...

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