Clinical Medicine and Integrated Science

Pathophysiology of Disease, 7th Edition

7th Edition
Gary D. Hammer
Stephen J. McPhee,
ISBN: 0071806008
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Pathophysiology of Disease, 7th Edition

Key Features of the Sixth Edition of Pathophysiology of Disease!

Case-based reviews of the essentials of pathophysiology—covering the signs and symptoms of 120 diseases commonly encountered in medical practice.
  • Logically organized by body system and organ
  • Full-color illustrations enrich the text
Extensive revisions to the content, including:
  • Substantial revision of coagulation factors and the coagulation system, including a new figure summarizing the coagulation cascade
  • Revised sections on the pathogenesis of psoriasis, erythema multiforme, and bullous pemphigoid
  • Revised sections on the pathophysiology of autoimmune, acute, and chronic pancreatitis together with associated complications
  • Revised section on roles of PTH versus PTHrP in calcium homeostasis
  • Updated sections on obesity, insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome
  • 120 case studies (9 new ones) provide an opportunity to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each disease discussed
  • A complete chapter devoted to detailed analyses of cases
  • "Checkpoint" review questions appear in every chapter
  • Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information
  • Newly updated references are included for each chapter topic
  • Many new authors enhance the content with new expertise