Clinical Pathophysiology—A Functional Perspective

Joseph E. Pizzorno Jr., ND

Joseph Katzinger, ND


Clinical Pathophysiology—A Functional Perspective is a comprehensive guide for health care professionals which identifies the core factors responsible for health and disease, and the most effective natural medicines for both health promotion and disease amelioration. As the research foundation for personalized and physiologically based medicine has grown considerably, beginners as well as advanced practitioners will find this guidebook indispensable.

It provides in-depth reviews of clinically relevant physiology and clinical applicability for complex patient care. Organized by physiological systems, such as the cellular and detoxification systems, it provides recommendations for personalized assessment and treatment, based upon an extensive review of current and peer-reviewed medical research.

Fully documented, it stands out as a unique road map for optimizing patient care, oriented around the normalization of core physiological functions rather than symptom-based palliative care.

Joseph Katzinger, ND

Dr. Joseph Katzinger is a naturopathic physician with a background in biochemistry and genetics, and an interest in functional medicine and environmental toxicity. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1997 with an Honors BSc in biochemistry, and received his Naturopathic Medicine doctorate from Bastyr University in 2003. A medical writer and research consultant, Dr. Katzinger has worked closely with Dr. Pizzorno for over a decade, developing tools for both physicians and patients, and writing extensively on a variety of … More »

Joseph E. Pizzorno Jr., ND

Dr. Joseph E. Pizzorno Jr. is one of the world’s leading authorities on science-based natural medicine. A physician, educator, researcher, and expert spokesman, Dr. Pizzorno is founding president of Bastyr University. He is Editor-in-Chief of Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal, Chair of the Scientific Board of Bioclinic Naturals, Vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Functional Medicine, and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Dr. Pizzorno has earned international respect … More »

Book Description

Clinical Pathophysiology—A Functional Perspective

Clinical Pathophysiology—A Functional Perspective is a comprehensive guide for health care professionals which identifies the core factors responsible for health and disease, and the most effective natural medicines for both health promotion and disease amelioration. As the research foundation for personalized and physiologically based medicine has grown considerably, beginners as well as advanced practitioners will find this guidebook indispensable. It provides in-depth reviews of clinically relevant physiology and clinical applicability for complex patient care. Organized by physiological systems, such as … More »