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Pathophysiology for Nurses at a Glance (At a Glance
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Preface viii Abbreviations ix Acknowledgements xi How to use your revision guide xii About the companion website xiii Part 1 Pathophysiology 1 1 Key principles of pathophysiology 2 2 Cell injury, adaptation and death 4 3 Inflammation, tissue repair and regeneration 6 4 Cancer 8 Part 2 Shock 11 5 Cardiogenic shock 12 6 Anaphylactic shock 14 7 Hypovolaemic shock 16 8 Septicaemia 18 Part 3 Immunity 21 9 Human immunodeficiency virus 22 10 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 24 11 Infectious mononucleosis 26 Part 4 The nervous system 29 12 Meningitis 30 13 Multiple sclerosis 32 14 Parkinson's disease 34 15 Cerebrovascular accident 36 Part 5 The blood 39 16 Anaemia 40 17 Deep vein thrombosis 42 18 Leukaemia 44 19 Thrombocytopenia 46 Part 6 The cardiovascular system 49 20 Heart failure 50 21 Myocardial infarction 52 22 Peripheral vascular disease 54 23 Angina 56 Part 7 The respiratory system 59 24 Asthma 60 25 Chronic bronchitis 62 26 Pulmonary embolism 64 27 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 66 Part 8 The gastrointestinal system 69 28 Peritonitis 70 29 Crohn's disease 72 30 Peptic ulcer 74 31 Ulcerative colitis 76 32 Bowel cancer 78 Part 9 The hepato-biliary system 81 33 Hepatitis 82 34 Cholecystitis 84 35 Pancreatitis 86 36 Liver cancer 88 Part 10 The urinary system 91 37 Renal failure 92 38 Pyelonephritis 94 39 Renal calculi 96 40 Bladder cancer 98 Part 11 The male reproductive system 101 41 Benign prostatic hyperplasia 102 42 Testicular torsion 104 43 Erectile dysfunction 106 44 Prostate cancer 108 45 Testicular cancer 110 Part 12 The female reproductive system 113 46 Cancer of the vulva 114 47 Menorrhagia 116 48 Breast cancer 118 49 Cervical cancer 120 Part 13 The endocrine system 123 50 Diabetes mellitus 124 51 Adrenal insufficiency 126 52 Cushing's syndrome 128 53 Hyperthyroidism 130 Part 14 The musculoskeletal system 133 54 Osteoarthritis 134 55 Osteoporosis 136 56 Osteomyelitis 138 57 Gout 140 58 Rheumatoid arthritis 142 Part 15 The skin 145 59 Atopic dermatitis 146 60 Psoriasis 148 61 Acne vulgaris 150 62 Malignant melanoma 152 Part 16 Ear, nose and throat 155 63 Otitis media 156 64 Meniere's disease 158 65 Pharyngitis 160 66 Rhinosinusitis 162 67 Epistaxis 164 Part 17 Vision 167 68 Cataracts 168 69 Glaucoma 170 70 Age-related macular degeneration 172 71 Conjunctivitis 174 Appendices 176 Appendix 1 Cross-references to chapters in Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses at a Glance 176 Appendix 2 Normal values 178 Appendix 3 Prefixes and suffixes 180 Appendix 4 Glossary of terms 187 Further reading 189 Index 190

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Muralitharan Nair, Independent Nursing Consultant, England. Ian Peate, Professor of Nursing, Head of School, School of Health Studies, Gibraltar.

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