Porth Pathophysiology

Porth Pathophysiology

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The well respected textbook Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States has now been fully adapted for Canadian undergraduate nursing and health professions students. Like the original text, this Canadian edition includes a review of anatomy and physiology and treatment information for commonly occurring disease states. Pediatric, geriatric, and pregnancy deviations are integrated throughout and highlighted with icons for easy identification. Canadian content includes Canadian healthcare statistics regarding incidence; cultural variations, with a focus on native population and largest immigrant populations; Canadian research and researchers; Canadian treatment protocols and guidelines; and commonly occurring disease concerns based on Canadian statistics.Compare the cause and manifestations of peripheral mononeuropathies with polyneuropathies. ... If the LMN dies or its axon is destroyed, the skeletal muscle cell is again free of neural domination. ... In contrast to previously described fasciculations, fibrillations arenotvisibleclinicallyandcanbedetectedonlybyelectromyo- graphy.6 The ... As the muscle undergoes necrosis, fat and connective tissue replace the muscle fibres, which increases muscle size and results in muscle weakness.

Title:Porth Pathophysiology
Author:Charlotte Pooler
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009-10-01


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