The textbook for students, studying the basic course of pathophysiology in English,is organized according to the module principle and contains summary of lectures onthe specific module’s topic, tests, clinico-pathophysiological and clinico-laboratorycases for training and control of knowledge, algorithms of solution of the typicalproblems, and also questions to prepare for classes, colloquia and final examinationon pathophysiology.
The edition contains the discussions of the subject matter of pathophysiology; its aims, issues, methods, and constituent parts. It summarizes the main conceptsof general nosology, etiology and pathogenesis. In a concise format or in a form ofschemes, it considers the causes, mechanisms of development, adaptive reactions,manifestations and outcome of the typical pathologic processes and typical formsof pathology of organs and physiological systems, including separate syndromesand nosologic units.
Each topic of the pathophysiology course is supplied by a set of clinical case problems, tests for self-control by students, algorithms of solutions of the selectedproblems, and correct answers for the tests.
This textbook is prepared for students and teachers of the English-speaking Division of the Department of Pathophysiology.