Study Guide for Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition

Study Guide for Pathophysiology for the Health Professions

4th Edition

By Barbara E. Gould, MEd, Professor Emerita, School of Health Sciences, Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Section I:  Basic Concepts of Disease Processes

  1. Introduction to Pathophysiology
  2. Inflammation and Healing
  3. Immunity and Abnormal Responses
  4. Infection
  5. Neoplasms
  6. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Imbalances
  7. Section II:  The Effects of Altered Status/Growth and Development on Disease Processes

  8. Congenital and Genetic Disorders
  9. Diseases Associated with Adolescence
  10. The Relationship Between Pregnancy and DiseasePotential Complications of Pregnancy
  11. Aging and Disease Processes
  12. Effects of Immobility
  13. The Influence of Stress
  14. Pain
  15. Substance Abuse
  16. Environmental Hazards
  17. Introduction to Basic Pharmacology and Selected Therapies
  18. Section III:  Pathophysiology of the Systems

  19. Blood and Lymphatic Disorders
  20. Cardiovascular Disorders
  21. Respiratory Disorders
  22. Digestive System Disorders
  23. Urinary System Disorders
  24. Acute Neurologic Disorders
  25. Chronic Neurologic Disorders
  26. Disorders of the Eye and Ear
  27. Endocrine Disorders
  28. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  29. Skin Disorders
  30. Reproductive System Disorders

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