Develop a strong understanding of pathophysiology. Pathophysiology,
6th Edition explores the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical
manifestations, and treatment of diseases and disorders. Each
section focuses on the major alterations in the homeostasis of the
body systems in order to provide you with a unifying framework.
Current scientific findings and relevant global research are
integrated throughout the book, with chapters organized by body
system, beginning with an illustrated review of anatomy and normal
physiology. Each chapter includes a discussion on the disease
processes and abnormalities that may occur, with a focus on the
pathophysiologic concepts involved. Written by leading educators,
this text simplifies a rigorous subject with practical learning
resources, an emphasis on critical thinking, and coverage of the
latest scientific findings and relevant research. Plus, more than
1,000 updated, full color illustrations and photos throughout, give
you a chance to visualize disease and disease processes and gain a
clearer understanding of the material. Easy-to-read style is
simplified by input from readability experts, and includes many
tables, boxes, and figures to highlight key content.
Student-friendly learning resources in the text include chapter
outlines, bolded key terms, key questions, Key Points boxes, and
chapter summaries. Pediatric and Geriatric Considerations boxes
include brief analyses of age-related changes associated with
specific body systems. A comprehensive glossary defines terms and
includes audio pronunciations on the Evolve companion website. NEW!
Global Health Care boxes inform you about global healthcare
concerns such as HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Tropical Diseases and more.
Includes prevalence, mechanism of disease and transmission. NEW!
Over 1,000 illustrations help clarify complex pathophysiological
concepts and make the book visually appealing NEW! Thorough chapter
updates include the latest information on new treatment advances,
100 new figures for improved clarity, and much more throughout the
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