Book Title: Introduction to Pathophysiology
Book Description: This book summarizes some of the foundational causes of 'disordered' physiology. or pathophysiology.
This book is written for allied health care professionals who wish to become familiar with some of the foundational concepts which underlie many human diseases. The author takes the approach that many diseases can be traced by to underlying causes which can include infection, inflammation, cancer, and trauma. The first chapter introduces the concepts of homeostasis, communication and control systems as being essential for ‘ordered’ physiology. Subsequent chapters focus on cellular adaptation, injury and cell death, followed by inflammation and immunity, concluding with a chapter on cancer
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Diseases and disorders