Pathophysiology Research Guide

KC/Wright State and Affiliates Catalog
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Useful MeSH SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

Disease susceptability
Genetic diseases, inborn
Genetic predisposition to disease
Cell death
Cell physiology
Cell survival
  Immune system
Immunity, cellular
Imunity, mucosal
Imunity, natural
Antigens, bacterial
Antigens, viral
Killer cells
  Pathologic processes
disease by name* -pathology
disease by name* -physiopathology
ogranism by name* -pathogenicity
ºfor books on pathophysiology
do a combined search for these two subjects
*check Medical Subject Headings


Useful NLM CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

QT104-172   Human Physiology
QW115-185.5   Microbiology of specific organisms
QZ4   General works on pathology
QZ40-109   Pathogenesis. Other causes of disease
QZ140   Physiological pathology. General manifestations of disease
QZ150   Local reactions to injury and disease
QZ160   General reactions to injury and disease. Stress
QZ170   Circulatory disorders
QZ 180   Degenerative processes. Disorders of metabolism
WC200   Bacterial infections--general works
WC202-405   Infection by specific type of bacteria
WC450   Mycosis. Fungal infections--general works
WC460-475   Infections by specific types of fungi
WC500   Viral infection--general works
WC501-593   Infections by specific types of viruses
WC600-660   Rickettsial Infections. Chlamydial Infections
WC680-950   Tropical and Parasitic Diseases

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Access Medicine
Provides electronic access to a core collection of medical books from McGraw-Hill.

Drug Therapy
R QV4 G6532   Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis Of Therapeutics
R QV735 V423d   Davis's Drug Guide For Nurses
R QV 772 P578   Physicians' Desk Reference
Diagnostic Tests
R QY 25 F528m   A Manual Of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests
History and Pathophysiology of Disease
R QZ 4 R6354 2010   Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
R QZ 4 R6355 2013   Robbins Basic Pathology
R QZ 4 R896 2012   Rubin's Pathology: Clinicopathologic Foundations of Medicine
R QZ 17 A8803 2010   Atlas of Pathophysiology
R QZ 140 P9647   Professional Guide to Pathophysiology
Medical Dictionaries
R W13 S814   Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Disease: Etiology, Signs and Symptoms,Diagnosis, and Therapy
E-Book   The Brain, The Nervous System and Their Diseases
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
E-Book   The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders
E-Book   Human Diseases and Conditions
E-Book   Infectious Diseases in Context
R WB 39 F394f   Ferri's Clinical Advisor : Instant Diagnosis And Treatment
R WB 39 H2358   Handbook Of Diseases
R WB 102 F565   The 5-Minute Clinical Consult
R WB 115 H322   Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
R WB 200 D3194   Degowin's Diagnostic Examination
R WB 300 C752   Conn's Current Therapy


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Periodicals available in the KC Library

The Clinical Advisor : For Physician Assistants
Clinician Reviews
JAAPA: Official Journal Of The American Academy Of Physician Assistants
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
New England Journal of Medicine
Science & Medicine

An extensive collection of medical journals is available in the Medical Library. Check the Medical Library Journal Holdings for a list of titles.

Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center

The American Journal Of Medicine
American Journal Of Preventive Medicine
Archives Of Medical Research
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology And Infectious Diseases
Disease Management And Clinical Outcomes
Disease Management And Health Outcomes
Integrative Medicine
Intensive Care Medicine
Journal of General Internal Medicine
Preventive Medicine
Microbial Pathogenesis
Molecular Medicine Today
Trends in Molecular Medicine

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Makes available a wealth of public health education information intended to inform the public about and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. The site includes a publications segment with access to brochures, proceedings and symposia, although not all are full-text; Clinical Updates with reports on current pharmaceutical company supported research; recommend web-sites with links to information on infectious diseases. Diseases and Medical Conditions Diseases and Medical Conditions is a government science gateway. This section provides information about diseases and medical contitions.


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Hardin M. D.
Maintained by Hardin Library at the University of Iowa, provides links to qualtiy health and medical information sites


Introduction to Human Disease: Web Links
Selected web links correlated to the chapters of Introduction to Human Disease, 7th ed..


Museum of Human Disease
This web site maintained by the University of New South Wales Department of Pathology contains interactive images of disease and links to selected web sites.


This popular web resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for self-assessment that demonstrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease conditions.