Table of contents for Pathophysiology : concepts of altered health states / Carol Mattson Porth.

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Unit I Concepts of Health and Disease Concepts of Health and Disease
Concepts of Altered Health in Children
Concepts of Altered Health in Older

Unit II Cell Function and Growth Cell and Tissue Characteristics
Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death
Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance
Genetic and Congenital Disorders

Unit III Integrative Body Functions Stress and Adaptation
Alterations in Temperature Regulation
Alterations in Nutritional Status
Activity Tolerance and Fatigue
Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Unit IV Hematopoietic Function Hematopoietic System
Disorders of Hemostasis
Red Blood Cell Disorders
White Cell and Lymphoid Tissue Disorders

Unit V Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection Mechanisms Infectious Diseases
The Immune Response
Inflammation and Healing
Alterations in the Immune Response
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Unit VI Cardiovascular Function Control of Cardiovascular Function
Disorders of Blood Flow in the Systemic Circulation
Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation
Disorders of Cardiac Function
Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm Disorders
Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock

Unit VII Respiratory Function Control of Respiratory Function
Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders
Disorders of Ventilation and Gas Exchange

Unit VIII Renal Function Control of Renal Function
Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Disorders of Acid Base Balance
Disorders of Renal Function
Renal Failure
Disorders of Urine Elimination

Unit IX Gastrointestinal Function Control of Gastrointestinal Function
Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function
Disorders of Hepatobiliary and Exocrine Pancreas Function

Unit X Endocrine Function Mechanisms of Endocrine Control
Disorders of Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism
Diabetes Mellitus

Unit XI Genitourinary and Reproductive Function The Male Genitourinary System
Disorders of the Genitourinary System
The Female Reproductive System
Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Unit XII Neuromuscular and Special Sensory Function Organization and Control of Neural Function
Somatosensory Function, Pain, and Headache
Disorders of Motor Function
Disorders of Brain Function
Disorders of Thought, Mood, and Cognition

Unit XIII Special Sensory Function Disorders of Visual Function
Disorders of Hearing and Vestibular Function

Unit XIV Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Function Structure and Function of the Muscloskeletal System

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Physiology, Pathological.
Disease -- Nurses' Instruction.
Pathology -- Nurses' Instruction.
Physiology -- Nurses' Instruction.