Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology: An Essential Guide for Nursing and Healthcare Students 3rd Edition

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eBook Details :

  • Categories: Medicine
  • Volume (Edition) : 3rd Edition
  • Year: 2017
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 621
  • ISBN 13: 9781119219477
  • File: PDF, 64.41 MB


Fundamentals of Applied Pathophysiology -- Contents -- Preface -- The third edition -- References -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- About the companion website -- Chapter 1 Cell and body tissue physiology -- Introduction -- Anatomy of the cell -- The cell membrane -- Functions -- Transport across the cell membrane -- Cytoplasm -- Role of cytoplasm -- Nucleus -- Mitosis and meiosis -- Mitosis -- Meiosis -- The organelles -- Endoplasmic reticulum -- Golgi apparatus -- Lysosomes -- Peroxisomes -- Mitochondria (single = mitochondrion) -- Cytoskeleton -- Centrioles, cilia and flagella -- Types of cells -- Tissues -- Epithelial tissue -- Glandular epithelium -- Connective tissue -- Muscle tissue -- Nervous tissue -- Tissue repair -- Conclusion -- Test your knowledge -- Activities -- Glossary of terms -- References -- Chapter 2 Cancer -- Introduction -- Biology of cancer -- Causes of cancer -- Genes -- Environmental factors -- Staging of cancers -- Signs and symptoms of cancer -- Treatment of cancer -- Drug therapy -- Photodynamic therapy -- Gene therapy -- Prevention of cancer -- Examples of cancers -- Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia -- Lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Conclusion -- Activities -- Further resources -- Glossary of terms -- References -- Chapter 3 Inflammation, immune response and healing -- Introduction -- Infectious micro-organisms -- Spread of infection -- Droplet spread -- Air currents (airborne transmission) -- Aerosol transmission -- Waterborne transmission -- Direct contact -- Soil -- Inoculation -- Fæcal-oral route -- Vector transmission -- Contaminated intermediates -- Types of infectious micro-organisms -- Bacteria -- Viruses -- Fungi -- Protozoa -- Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Mycoplasmas -- Helminths -- The immune system -- Organs, cells, and proteins of the immune system -- The lymphatic system -- Types of immunity

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