Pathophysiology Concepts in Altered Health States 6th Edition Porth Test Bank

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Pathophysiology Concepts in Altered Health States 6th Edition Porth Test Bank

  • ISBN-10:0781728819
  • ISBN-13:978-0781728812



Pathophysiology Concepts in Altered Health States 6th Edition Porth Test Bank

  • ISBN-10:0781728819
  • ISBN-13:978-0781728812




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Unit I Concepts of Health and Disease

1 Concepts of Health and Disease

2 Concepts of Altered Health in Children

3 Concepts of Altered Health in Older Adults


Unit II Cell Function and Growth

4 Cell and Tissue Characteristics

5 Cellular Adaptation, Injury, and Death and Wound Healing

6 Genetic Control of Cell Function and Inheritance

7 Genetic and Congenital Disorders

8 Alterations in Cell Differentiation: Neoplasia


Unit III Integrative Body Functions

9 Stress and Adaptation

10 Alterations in Temperature Regulation

11 Alterations in Nutritional Status

12 Alterations in Activity Tolerance


Unit IV Hematopoietic Function

13 Blood Cells and the Hematopoietic System

14 Alterations in Hemostasis

15 The Red Blood Cell and Alterations in Oxygen Transport

16 Disorders of White Blood Cells and Lymphoid Tissues


Unit V Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation

17 Mechanisms of Infectious Disease

18 Immunity and Inflammation

19 Alterations in the Immune Response

20 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome


Unit VI Cardiovascular Function

21 Control of the Circulation

22 Alterations in Blood Flow in the Systemic Circulation

23 Alterations in Blood Pressure Regulation: Hypertension and Orthostatic Hypotension

24 Alterations in Cardiac Function

25 Disorders of Cardiac Conduction and Rhythm

26 Heart Failure and Circulatory Shock


Unit VII Respiratory Function

27 Control of Respiratory Function

28 Alterations in Respiratory Function: Respiratory Tract Infections, Neoplasms, and Childhood Disorders           

29 Alterations in Respiration: Alterations in Ventilation and Gas Exchange


Unit VIII Renal Function and Fluid and Electrolytes

30 Control of Renal Function

31 Alterations in Fluid and Electrolytes

32 Alterations in Acid-Base Balance

33 Alterations in Renal Function

34 Renal Failure

35 Alterations in Urine Elimination


Unit IX Gastrointestinal Function

36 Control of Gastrointestinal Function

37 Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function

38 Alterations in Function of the Hepatobiliary System and Exocrine Pancreas


Unit X Endocrine Function

39 Mechanisms of Endocrine Control

40 Alterations in Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism

41 Diabetes Mellitus


Unit XI Genitourinary and Reproductive Function

42 Structure and Function of the Male Reproductive System

43 Alterations in Structure and Function of the Male Genitourinary System

44 Structure and Function of the Female Reproductive System

45 Alterations in Structure and Function of the Female Reproductive System

46 Sexually Transmitted Diseases


Unit XII Neural Function

47 Organization and Control of Neural Function

48 Somatosensory Function and Pain

49 Alterations in Motor Function

50 Disorders of Brain Function

51 Sleep and Sleep Disorders

52 Neurobiology of Thought, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders


Unit XIII Special Senses      

53 Control of Special Senses

54 Alterations in Vision

55 Alterations in Hearing and Vestibular Function


Unit XIV Musculoskeletal Function

56 Structure and Function of the Skeletal System

57 Alterations in Skeletal Function: Trauma and Infection

58 Alterations in Skeletal Function: Congenital Disorders, Metabolic Bone Disease, and Neoplasms

59 Alterations in Skeletal Function: Rheumatic Disorders


Unit XV Integumentary Function

60 Control of Integumentary Function

61 Alterations in Skin Function and Integrity


Chapter 1


  1. Which one of the following best describes the World Health Organization’s goal for the health of the citizens of the world?
  2. An ability to live a socially and economically productive life*
  3. A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being
  4. A complete absence of disease and infirmity


  1. The term pathogenesis refers to the:

A. cause or causes of a disease

  1. way in which a disease progresses*
  2. probable outcome of a disease


  1. The normal values of a lab test represent the:
  2. mean of a selected sample of people
  3. median of a selected sample of people
  4. mean plus or minus two standard deviations of a sample of people*
  5. the average value from animal studies


  1. In taking blood pressure measurements you notice that the anaeroid sphygomomanometer provides measurements that are 15 to 20 mm Hg less than the mercury manometer that is available for use. This difference in measurement would reflect the:
  2. reliability of the measurement method
  3. validity of the measurement method*


  1. Epidemiology reflects the:
  2. study of disease in populations*
  3. study of disease in individuals


  1. The American Cancer Society reports that there were 10,000 new cases of a given type of cancer in the US population during the previous year. This information would represent:
  2. the incidence of this type of cancer*
  3. the prevalence of this type of cancer


  1. Mortality statistics provide information about:
  2. the leading causes of death*
  3. the effects of an illness on a person’s life
  4. the long-term consequences of a disease
  5. the cost of a particular disease to the economy


  1. Cohort studies are often used to determine the risk factors for disease. These studies are designed to observe:
  2. the effects of a disease in people exposed to a factor and those who are not exposed to the factor
  3. the effects of a disease in people known to have the outcome of the disease and those who do not have the outcome
  4. the health outcomes of a group of people who are about the same age and who share the same characteristics of interest observed over a period of time *


  1. The natural history of a disease refers to the:
  2. different causes of a disease
  3. methods by which the disease is spread
  4. progression and projected outcome of a disease*
  5. people at risk for developing the disease


  1. Immunization would be an example of:
  2. primary prevention*
  3. secondary prevention
  4. tertiary prevention


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