Endocrine Physiology, Fifth Edition

 Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes Mellitus, Physiology  Comments Off on Endocrine Physiology, Fifth Edition
Jul 012020
 

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The principles of endocrinology and metabolism clearly and simply explained on a system-by-system, organ-by-organ basis

ESSENTIAL FOR USMLE® STEP 1 REVIEW!
A Doody’s Core Title for 2020!

Applauded by medical students for its clarity, comprehensiveness, and portability, Endocrine Physiology, Fifth Edition delivers unmatched coverage of the fundamental concepts of hormone biological actions. These concepts provide a solid foundation for first-and-second year medical students to understand the physiologic mechanisms involved in neuroendocrine regulation of organ function. With its emphasis on must-know principles, Endocrine Physiology is essential for residents and fellows, and is the single-best endocrine review available for the USMLE® Step 1.

Here’s why this is essential for USMLE® Step 1 review:
•Informative first chapter describes the organization of the endocrine system, as well as general concepts of hormone production and release, transport and metabolic rate, and cellular mechanisms of action
•Boxed case studies help you apply principles to real-world clinical situations
•Each chapter includes bulleted Objectives, Key Concepts, Study Questions, Suggested Readings, and diagrams encapsulating key concepts

If you’ve been looking for a student-tested, basic yet comprehensive review of endocrinology and metabolism, your search ends here.

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Introduction to Human Physiology, 8th edition

 Physiology  Comments Off on Introduction to Human Physiology, 8th edition
Jun 302020
 

Organized around the central theme of homeostasis – how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function – this title helps you understand how each component of the course depends on the others and appreciate the integrated functioning of the human body.

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Pathophysiology: Step By Step Guide for Nursing & NP Students

 Pathology, Physiology  Comments Off on Pathophysiology: Step By Step Guide for Nursing & NP Students
Jun 142020
 

Get familiar with the basic ideas of pathophysiology and keep updated on the latest scientific findings, drugs, and diseases.
Our guide is full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing your exam. Concepts and principles aren’t simply named or described in passing but explain in detail.
If you are as yet picking up Nursing, Pathophysiology will assist you with acing complex subjects in minutes with unique components found all through the content to make it straightforward and recollect key focuses and data
Inside this guide, you will learn:
• Pathophysiology basics – cellular structure; how cells reproduce, age, and die; adaptive cell changes; the concept of homeostasis and how it affects the body; the causes of disease; and the disease development process
• Infection, cancer, and genetics – the body’s defense mechanisms against infection, types of infective microorganisms and how they invade the body, common infectious disease pathophysiology, classifications of cancer, warning signs of cancer, the cancer metastasis process, the role of genes and chromosomes, how cells divide, and genetic abnormalities
• Cancer as it affects individual body systems – cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal system, hematologic, immune, integumentary, sensory, and reproductive system.
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Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy

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Jun 102020
 

This primary textbook for a first course in pharmacology offers an integrated, systems-based, and mechanism-based approach to understanding drug therapy. Each chapter focuses on a target organ system, begins with a clinical case, and incorporates cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, and pathophysiology to explain how and why different drug classes are effective for diseases in that organ system.

Over 400 two-color illustrations show molecular, cellular, biochemical, and pathophysiologic processes underlying diseases and depict targets of drug therapy. Each Second Edition chapter includes a drug summary table presenting mechanism, clinical applications, adverse effects, contraindications, and therapeutic considerations. New chapters explain how drugs produce adverse effects and describe the life cycle of drug development.

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Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention

 Pathology, Pediatrics, Physiology  Comments Off on Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention
May 302020
 

Understanding the numerous factors involved with body weight regulation and identifying interventions to prevent or treat the problem is an enormous task in and of itself. Addressing this issue in growing children is further complicated by the diverse challenges specific to children. Because of this, the field of childhood obesity is both extremely specialized and multidisciplinary. Featuring contributions from leading experts, Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention examines the problem of childhood obesity at the social, behavioral, environmental, metabolic, and genetic levels.

Michael Goren and Melinda Sothern are winners of the 2009 Oded Bar-Or Award for Excellence in Pediatric Obesity Research sponsored by the Obesity Society Pediatric Obesity Section

The book begins with a summary of the epidemiology of childhood obesity, stressing health and economic consequences. Focusing on the etiology of childhood obesity related to the regulation of body weight/energy balance during growth and development, the editors and their panel of experts examine obesity-related diseases in children such as pediatric type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and the metabolic syndrome. They close with detailed reviews of behavioral and environmental aspects and overviews of interventions for treatment and prevention.
The subject of obesity in growing children is, and will continue to be, a moving target for professionals in the field. Covering a wide range of applications and tools, this comprehensive book clarifies the challenges and offers strategies for their solution.

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Neurologic Disease: A Modern Pathophysiologic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

 Neurology/Neurosurgery, Pathology, Physiology  Comments Off on Neurologic Disease: A Modern Pathophysiologic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
May 302020
 

This novel title explores the central and peripheral nervous system in health and disease.  By first establishing a fundamental basic science knowledge about the cellular elements of the nervous system, the reader is then presented with clinical cases in a pathophysiologic manner, as exemplified in unifying Guillain Barre and Multiple Sclerosis in one chapter on Demyelinating Disease.  The reader is encouraged to adopt a systematic approach of sorting out neurologic problems he or she may face in clinical practice by identifying time and space factors based on the age of a patient.   High quality illustrations for each case are included in the book along with novel three-dimensional reconstructions of MR, PET, and CT data whenever possible. Developed largely for medical students as an introduction to the clinical neurosciences, for neurology residents, and for others doing graduate level neuroscience study, Neurology – A Modern, Pathophysiologic Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurologic Disease will also be of significant interest to the established neurologist as a comprehensive, up-to-date reference.
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Basic Physiology for Anaesthetists

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May 292020
 

Every trainee in anaesthesia requires a thorough understanding of basic physiology and its application to clinical practice. Now in its second edition, this comprehensively illustrated textbook bridges the gap between medical school and reference scientific texts. It covers the physiology requirements of the Primary FRCA examination syllabus. Chapters are organised by organ system, with particular emphasis given to the respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems. The practical question-and-answer format helps the reader prepare for oral examinations, while ‘clinical reference’ boxes translate the physiological concepts to clinical practice. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised throughout, and includes six new chapters including the physiology of the eye, upper airway and exercise testing. It provides junior anaesthetists with an essential ‘one stop’ physiology resource.

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Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 7 edition

 Anatomy, Physiology  Comments Off on Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology, 7 edition
May 282020
 

Designed for a one-semester course for clinical and allied clinical sciences, the book is written to accomplish one overall goal-to teach the basics of the subject in a thought-provoking, conceptual and application-based manner while fostering problem-solving skills. Through learning how to solve problems and think critically, readers discover the subject based on two things – the relationship between structure and function, and homeostasis.

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Cardiovascular Physiology (7th edition)

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May 072020
 

The study guide that helps you to truly understand rather than merely memorize the essential principles of cardiovascular medicine The goal of this unique review is to give you a working understanding of the key concepts of cardiovascular physiology. Concise but thorough, Cardiovascular Physiology focuses on the facts you need to get a solid big picture overview of how the cardiovascular system operates under normal and abnormal situations. There is no faster or more effective way to learn how the key principles of cardiovascular function apply to common physiological and pathological challenges than this engagingly-written guide.
Features:
Clarifies the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states
Links cardiovascular physiology to diagnosis and treatment
Summarizes key concepts at the end of each chapter
Highlights must-know information with chapter objectives
Provides the perfect quick review for the USMLE Step 1
Reinforces learning with study questions at the end of each chapter
Keeps you up to date on the latest research and developments in this ever-changing field
The content you need to gain a thorough understanding of this essential subject:
Overview of the Cardiovascular System, Characteristics of Cardiac Muscle Cells, The Heart Pump, Measurement of Cardiac Function, Cardiac Abnormalities, The Peripheral Vascular System, Vascular Control, Central Venous Pressure: An Indicator of Circulatory Hemodynamics, Regulation of Arterial Pressure, Cardiovascular Response to Physiological Stresses, Cardiovascular Function in Pathological Situations.

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Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine (8th Edition)

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May 062020
 

The goal of this trusted text is to introduce you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of 132 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. The accessible presentation features high-quality full-color illustrations, and numerous tables and diagrams.

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.

HERE ARE SOME OF THE MANY UPDATES AND ADDITIONS:
•Twelve additional case studies, bringing the total to 132, one for each of the clinical entities discussed in the book’s 24 chapters
•More than 2/3 of the chapters are enhanced and refreshed by the input of new contributors
•Totally revised chapter on neoplasia
•New chapter sections on urticaria, spinocerebellar ataxia, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and spondyloarthropathies
•New tables summarizing adverse prognostic signs in acute pancreatitis, genetic syndromes associated with pancreatic cancer, and causes of end-stage renal disease
•New diagnosis and etiologic classification of diabetes mellitus, and review of mechanisms of newest pharmacologic agents for its treatment
•Updates on fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules, and thyroid disorders in pregnancy
•Updated references throughout the book

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