Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

  • Filename: pathophysiology-of-heart-disease.
  • ISBN: 9781469816685
  • Release Date: 2012-08-14
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Leonard S. Lilly
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

  • Filename: pathophysiology-of-heart-disease.
  • ISBN: 9781605477237
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 461
  • Author: Leonard S. Lilly
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Revised and updated, this volume is a comprehensive, clear, concise, and easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. This bestselling text is specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease.

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

  • Filename: pathophysiology-of-heart-disease.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015041764963
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 401
  • Author: Leonard S. Lilly
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Here's a text that effectively bridges basic physiology and the practical aspects of caring for patients in the clinical setting. It's an excellent introduction to cardiovascular disease, and a collaborative triumph written by faculty and students who know what's most important.

Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders Second Edition

  • Filename: pathophysiology-of-blood-disorders-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781259642074
  • Release Date: 2017-01-06
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Howard Franklin Bunn
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional



The acclaimed full-color review of the underlying principles of blood diseases and disorders – based on a Harvard Medical School hematology course LANGE Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders, Second Edition is a well-illustrated, easy-to-absorb introduction to the physiological principles underlying the regulation and function of blood cells and hemostasis, as well as the pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for the development of blood disorders. Featuring a strong emphasis on key principles, the book also covers diagnosis and management primarily within a framework of pathogenesis. The organization and content of this book are based on a 3-week hematology course given to students in their second year at Harvard Medical School. All of the authors are lecturers in this course and many of the figures have been taken directly or adapted from their lectures. FEATURES OF THE SECOND EDITION: • NEW summary boxes with high yield points to remember • All figures have been redrawn by a single artist for quality and consistency • A more user-friendly presentation • Each chapter includes learning objectives, and self-assessment questions with detailed explanations • Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information Hailed for its uniformity of style, clarity, brevity, and high level of scientific rigor and clinical relevance, LANGE Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders, Second Edition will prove valuable to medical students, as well as physicians at all stages of their training.

Renal Pathophysiology

  • Filename: renal-pathophysiology.
  • ISBN: 0781796261
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 375
  • Author: Helmut G. Rennke
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This text offers second-year medical students a case-based approach to learning mechanisms of renal disease. Each chapter covers a disease and begins with a patient case, followed by discussion of the pathophysiology of the disease. Issues of differential diagnosis and therapy are linked to pathophysiologic mechanisms. Short questions interspersed in the text require students to apply their knowledge, and detailed answers to the questions are given. The Second Edition incorporates the latest findings regarding mechanisms of renal disease. This edition also has a two-color art program and a fresh new design that features cases, questions, and other pedagogical elements prominently.

Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts

  • Filename: cardiovascular-physiology-concepts.
  • ISBN: 9781451113846
  • Release Date: 2011-11-03
  • Number of pages: 243
  • Author: Richard Klabunde
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Now in its second edition, this highly accessible monograph lays a foundation for understanding of the underlying concepts of normal cardiovascular function. Students of medicine and related disciplines welcome the book's concise coverage as a practical partner or alternative to a more mechanistically oriented approach or an encyclopedic physiology text. A focus on well-established cardiovascular principles reflects recent, widely accepted research from the field.

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine

  • Filename: principles-of-pulmonary-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781416050346
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 386
  • Author: Steven E. Weinberger
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Principles of Pulmonary Medicine helps you master the foundations of pulmonary medicine without being overwhelmed! This concise, easy-to-read medical reference book correlates basic science principles with the radiologic, pathologic, and clinical aspects of respiratory disease to provide an integrated, accessible approach to the study of pulmonary medicine. Focus on the clinical aspects and treatment of specific pulmonary and respiratory diseases, and understand the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology relevant to major pulmonary disorders. Apply the material to real-life practice with case-based pulmonology questions covering topics including pulmonary function tests, physiologic data, and results of arterial blood gas testing. Learn the latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies with updated coverage of diagnostic modalities used in pulmonary disease, as well as management of asthma, lung cancer, respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension, and other pulmonary diseases. Visually grasp difficult concepts with high-quality images of the lung that complement discussions of specific diseases. Efficiently review critical information in pulmonary medicine by skimming margin notes throughout the text. Practice your knowledge with 200 case-based, self-assessment questions and apply pulmonology principles to real-life practice. Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, including NEW unique author audio chapter lectures, video clips, questions, additional audio recordings of lung sounds, supplemental images, and more. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.

Pulmonary Pathophysiology

  • Filename: pulmonary-pathophysiology.
  • ISBN: 9781451107135
  • Release Date: 2011-11-30
  • Number of pages: 183
  • Author: John B. West
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This companion monograph to West's Respiratory Physiology covers normal respiratory function and focuses on the function of the diseased lung. Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers a concise overview of the diseased states of the lung, emphasizing structure and function. The Eighth Edition is updated to include new information on asthma therapies, new radiographs and micrographs, extended sections on infections and cancer, more thorough explanations for review questions, and a new summary appendix of equations with sample calculations.

Concepts in Medical Physiology

  • Filename: concepts-in-medical-physiology.
  • ISBN: 078174489X
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 669
  • Author: Julian Seifter
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Written through a collaboration of expert faculty and medical students from Harvard Medical School, this innovative text delivers a straightforward and clear overview of the major principles, agents, and processes governing human physiology. Emphasis is on understanding the higher-order processes in each organ system. Concepts in Medical Physiology avoids long lists of unprioritized information and undefined jargon by presenting fresh concept diagrams and figures alongside clear explanations of quantitative concepts. It can function equally well as a primary resource or as a review. Eight major sections, comprising a total of 36 chapters, cover general principles, muscle and bone, blood and the immune system, cardiovascular physiology, pulmonary physiology, renal physiology, gastrointestinal physiology, and endocrine physiology. Many useful features simplify mastery of difficult concepts: Case studies for each major section present detailed cases with signs and symptoms, history, and laboratory data. Questions at the conclusion of each case reinforce important clinical concepts. Reviews of cell biology, basic science, and biochemistry refresh students on the foundations of physiological knowledge. Clinical Application boxes draw the connection between physiology to practical issues students face and help with preparation for the USMLE. Pathophysiology sections are featured in every chapter. Review questions with answers in each chapter aid in preparation for the examination. Integrative Physiology inserts highlight how specific systems, organs, and tissues work together. More than 350 illustrations aid with visual learning, including original schematic diagrams, photos, and tables. Concept-focused summaries conclude each chapter for more effective learning and review. Suggested readings in every chapter provide a valuable resource for further investigation in physiological and clinical ideas.

Respiratory Physiology

  • Filename: respiratory-physiology.
  • ISBN: 9781609136406
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: John Burnard West
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations. Available online via thePoint, animations help to clarify particularly difficult concepts and provide a visual component for use during instruction or review. --NEW Presents rationales for all questions, as well as explanations for each answer choice --Provides 82 essential-to-know, multiple-choice review questions which appear at the end of each chapter --Features an Appendix of important equations --Supports learning through chapter-opening learning objectives and introductory material, as well as Key Concepts summaries at the end of each chapter --Includes online resources such as question bank, animations, and full text for students --Includes animations online--8 in total--via thePoint to illustrate particularly challenging concepts

Drugs for the Heart

  • Filename: drugs-for-the-heart.
  • ISBN: 9781455740895
  • Release Date: 2011-12-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Lionel H. Opie
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The new edition of this market-leading cardiac drug resource equips you with the latest advances in cardiovascular pharmacology, one of the most rapidly changing areas of medicine. It not only offers in-depth information on all of the drug classes used to treat heart disease, but also covers new drug classes, drug use for single and multiple problem management, and more. Dynamic full-color drawings illustrate key pharmacological and physiological actions, and a user-friendly organization directs you to the information you need. An increased emphasis on the practical use of drugs saves you valuable time in researching relevant information. Features the practice-proven experience of two well-known editors who represent the best possible combination of clinical and research expertise in cardiovascular therapeutics. Offers easy-to-access, useful information on when to use each drug—and for what conditions—in a chapter entitled “Which Drug for Which Disease. Discusses the management of single diseases and multiple comorbidities. Summarizes each drug class at the end of chapters to expedite reference. Incorporates all-new drugs, preparations, and clinical trial data in each chapter, equipping you to make the most up-to-date, informed clinical decisions. Offers expanded coverage of comorbid diseases through new chapters on metabolic syndrome, hyperglycemia, and diabetes. Features an increased emphasis on the practical use of drugs through highlighted sections and key illustrations, saving you time in searching for relevant information. Presents the work of several new contributors who represent a broad international perspective to equip you with a global view of cardiovascular pharmacology.

The Only EKG Book You ll Ever Need

  • Filename: the-only-ekg-book-you-ll-ever-need.
  • ISBN: 9781451178364
  • Release Date: 2012-03-14
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Malcolm S. Thaler
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This popular and practical text presents all the information clinicians need to use the EKG in everyday practice and interpret hypertrophy and enlargement, arrhythmias, conduction blocks, pre-excitation syndromes, and myocardial infarction. It is an ideal reference for medical students in ICM courses, house officers, or anyone directly involved in patient care, whether student, teacher, or practitioner. • Four-color design to make models, illustrations and tracings clearer • More questions for faculty test generator • Numerous new tracings • Expanded sections on subjects where new developments have made deeper understanding possible including atrial fibrillation, long QT syndrome, apical ballooning syndrome and more • 200 facsimiles of EKG strips • Clinical examples to help students get a sense of the clinical use of EKG • Numerous case studies • Online companion site with fully searchable text and image bank. Plus, an interactive question bank for students, EKG Image with explanation test bank and test generator for faculty

Cardiovascular Physiology

  • Filename: cardiovascular-physiology.
  • ISBN: 9780781774857
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Carol Ann Margaret Courneya
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This text provides a clear, clinically oriented exposition of the essentials of cardiovascular physiology for medical students, residents, nurses, and allied health professionals. Detailed illustrations and online animated figures help students understand key cardiovascular concepts.

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