Human Diseases

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Author: Marianne Neighbors; Ruth Tannehill-Jones
Edition: 003
Product Type: Book w/Multimedia (CD, DVD or Electronic)
ISBN 13: 9781435427518
ISBN 10: 1435427513
Copyright: 2010

Price: $159.95

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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.

Features:

  • All New Complimentary and Alternative Therapy feature content highlights information about treatments or special therapies that have research-based evidence of success.
  • All New Glimpse of the Future feature content focuses on new procedures, medicines, or therapies that are presently being tested for usefulness in medical regimens.
  • 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.
  • HIGHLIGHTS: All New Glimpse of the Future feature content focuses on new procedures, medicines, or therapies that are presently being tested for usefulness in medical regimens.
  • ENHANCEMENTS: All New Complimentary and Alternative Therapy feature content highlights information about treatments or special therapies that have research-based evidence of success. This and the other boxed features are designed to enhance the reader's learning experience.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS: Detailed full-color illustrations and photographs clearly depict body systems and diseases.
  • TECHNOLOGY: For the instructor, an Instructor Resource CD-ROM is available with a Computerized Testbank, Instructor's Manual and Instructor Slides created in PowerPoint.

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