Pathophysiology of Disease An Introduction to Clinical Medicine 7th Edition

A full-color, case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology--covering all major organs and systemsThe goal ...

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Pathophysiology.of.Disease.An.Introduction.to.Clinical.Medicine.7th.Edition


A full-color, case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology--covering all major organs and systems
The goal of this trusted text is to introduce you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of 120 diseases (and associated signs and symptoms) commonly encountered in medical practice. The authors, all experts in their respective fields, have provided a concise review of relevant normal structure and function of each body system, followed by a description of the pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie several common diseases related to that system.
Each chapter of Pathophysiology of Disease concludes with a collection of case studies and questions designed to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed. These case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to specific clinical situations. Detailed answers to each case study question are provided at the end of the book. This unique interweaving of physiological and pathological concepts will put you on the path toward thinking about signs and symptoms in terms of their pathophysiologic basis, giving you an understanding of the "why" behind illness and treatment.
Features

120 case studies (9 new) provide an opportunity for you to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed
Checkpoint questions provide review and appear in every chapter
Updates and revisions throughout this new edition reflect the latest research and developments
Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information
Updated references for each chapter topic

 
Pathophysiology of Disease is a true must-have resource for medical students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam, as well as students engaged in their clerkship studies. House officers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians’ assistants, and allied health practitioners will find its concise presentation and broad scope a great help in facilitating their understanding of common disease entities.


Edition: 7th Edition
ISBN: 978-0071806008
Posted on: 12/4/2016
Format: Pdf
Page Count: 784 Pages
Author: Gary D Hammer,: Stephen J McPhee,


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