Human Diseases

Third Edition
Author: Marianne Neighbors; Ruth Tannehill-Jones
ISBN #: 1435427513
©2010   Publish Date: 10/15/2009
Binding: PB
Pages: 544
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $159.95

Description:

Now in its third edition, this best selling full-color text is better than ever!
Organized by body systems, this essential pathophysiology text is written specifically for allied health learners and as a reference for allied health professionals. This book is also ideal as a resource on basic diseases for anyone within the medical arena or lay community. It is designed to make difficult pathophysiology concepts easier to understand by using consistent organization, and includes pronunciations, boxed features, and full-color illustrations and photos. Chapters progress through a basic review of anatomy and physiology before introducing the most common diseases. Common diseases and disorders are presented consistently through description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention headings.

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  • Additional Healthy Highlights include tips for health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Additional case studies present real-life scenarios that may occur in health care situations.
  • Accompanying interactive CD-ROM encourages mastery of content through quizzes with immediate feedback, activities, case studies, and animations.
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  • ILLUSTRATIONS: Detailed full-color illustrations and photographs clearly depict body systems and diseases.
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Table of Contents:

1. Introduction To Human Diseases.
2. Mechanisms Of Disease.
3. Neoplasms.
4. Inflammation And Infection.
Unit II Common Diseases And Disorders Of Body Systems.
5. Immune System Diseases And Disorders.
6. Musculoskeletal System Diseases And Disorders.
7. Blood And Blood-Forming Organs Diseases And Disorders.
8. Cardiovascular System Diseases And Disorders.
9. Respiratory System Diseases And Disorders.
10. Lymphatic System Diseases And Disorders.
11. Digestive System Diseases And Disorders.
12. Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Diseases And Disorders.
13. Urinary System Diseases And Disorders.
14. Endocrine System Diseases And Disorders.
15. Nervous System Diseases And Disorders.
16. Eye And Ear Diseases And Disorders.
17. Reproductive System Diseases And Disorders.
18. Integumentary System Diseases And Disorders.
Unit III Genetic/Developmental, Childhood, And Mental Health Diseases And Disorders.
19. Genetic And Developmental Diseases And Disorders.
20. Childhood Diseases And Disorders.
21. Mental Health Diseases And Disorders.

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