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NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, 2e provides a comprehensive focus on pathophysiology and medical treatment with a thorough review of the most current research and application of evidence-based nutritional care for students, clinicians and researchers. It strives to educate students about not only facts and theories that comprise current medical knowledge, but also the process of skill development that empowers students to grow in expertise... more...

Specifically designed to prepare medical students for their initial encounters with patients with heart disease, this award-winning text bridges basic cardiac physiology with clinical care. Written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students, Pathophysiology of Heart Disease, Sixth Edition provides a solid foundation of knowledge regarding diseases of the heart and circulation. Under the... more...

Healthcare professionals, including doctors, pharmacists and nurses, are often confronted with patients who use over-the-counter (OTC) herbal medicinal products and food supplements. While taking responsibility for one’s own health and treatment options is encouraged, many patients use these products based on limited (and sometimes inaccurate) information from non-scientific sources, such as the popular press and internet. There is a... more...

Easy-to-follow disorder-based organization that surveys the full range of organ system disorders treated in pharmacy practice Knowledge-building boxed features within chapters, consisting of: Clinical Presentation & Diagnosis, Patient Encounters, and Patient Care and Monitoring Guidelines A standardized chapter format Laboratory values expressed in both conventional units and Systemé International (SI) units

Rheumatoid arthritis is a crippling disease, affecting individuals in the prime of their life. This disease is emerging as a paradigm for complex autoimmune syndromes in which multiple genetic risk determinants in combination with non-inherited factors predispose individuals to generate chronically persistent and destructive immune responses. As a consequence of exploring the immunopathology of rheumatoid arthritis, biologic response modifiers have... more...


A wide variety of ambitions and measures to slow, stop, and reverse phenomena associated with aging have been part of human culture since early civilization. From alchemy to cell injections to dietary supplements, the list of techniques aimed at altering the processes of aging continues to expand. Charlatans, quacks, and entrpreneurs proffering anti-aging products and practices have always exploited uniformed customers and instilled doubt and... more...

The second edition of this highly regarded text has been entirely revised, with each chapter containing the latest information and new references. Because of the potential danger to the heart during surgery, a thorough understanding of the workings of the cardiovascular system is an essential requirement for all anaesthetists and intensivists, and this well established book has been recommended as a comprehensive and authoritative reference, dealing... more...

The ninth edition of this classic text has been entrusted into the capable hands of a dynamic new author team. Eric Widmaier, Hershel Raff, and Kevin Strang have taken on the challenge of maintaining the strengths and reputation that have long been the hallmark of Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Function. The fundamental purpose of this textbook has remained undeniably the same: to present the principles and facts of human physiology in a... more...

Students' Favorite Lippincott Series for the Basic Sciences—Now Integrated!  Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Integrated Systems integrates topics in the core basic sciences to promote understanding of human body systems. Additionally, the most clinically relevant disorders are covered to give a thorough grounding in the pathophysiology of each system. The Lippincott Illustrated Review series features clear,... more...

Calcium signalling occupies a preeminent position in the signal transduction system of the cell by virtue of its participation in a wide range of physiological functions together with the biological events associated with genetic expression, cell proliferation and apoptosis, as well as cell differentiation and morphogenesis. It is an important feature of cell adhesion and motility; the integrity of the calcium binding proteins themselves is a basic... more...