Now in a new edition! Atlas of Pathophysiology brings to life how diseases develop and progress-in vivid full color. Expanded to include more diseases, this one-of-a-kind reference succinctly explains and richly illustrates the why and how behind your patients' disorders. 200 illustrated diseases and disorders * New! Pathophysiology of SARS, West Nile virus, fat embolism syndrome, hyperlipidemia, pyloric stenosis, metabolic syndrome, depression, ectopic pregnancy, and erectile dysfunction * For each disease: Pathophysiologic process, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests - now with expected results - plus treatments to halt or alleviate the disease process * Expanded chapters on the mechanisms underlying cancer, infection, immune and genetic disorders, and fluid and electrolyte imbalances - with tables comparing 70 disorders Illustrations and explanations side by side * Nearly 450 detailed, full-color illustrations of disease processes with explanatory text on the facing page * See clearly - and be able to teach about - heart failure, valvular disease, diabetes, ARDS, asthma, lung cancer, Alzheimer's disease, pressure ulcer development, ischemic stroke, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, GERD, endometriosis, renovascular hypertension, Lyme disease, burns, macular degeneration...and more * Appendix of cardiac arrhythmias - now with 14 rhythm strips Tips for skillful disease management Age Alert focuses on variations in pathophysiologic processes, incidence, onset, and clinical appearance in specific age populations - for example, in aortic aneurysm, atypical MI, Parkinson's disease, and tuberculosis. Clinical Tip calls attention to auscultation tips in myocarditis, complications of pancreatitis and ulcerative colitis, emergency interventions in myasthenia gravis, respiration changes in peritonitis, and much more.Springhouse is the author of 'ACC Atlas of Pathophysiology (Altas of Pathophysiology)', published 2005 under ISBN 9781582553641 and ISBN 1582553645.