Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions / Edition 4

Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions / Edition 4

by Margaret Schell Frazier, Jeanette Drzymkowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 141604714X

ISBN-13: 9781416047148

Pub. Date: 01/23/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Portable and comprehensive, Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd Edition, presents all the information you need on pathology. This indispensable textbook and reference describes how each body system functions... why certain health problems develop...how these conditions are identified...and how they are treated. Featuring an encyclopedic format with…  See more details below

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Portable and comprehensive, Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd Edition, presents all the information you need on pathology. This indispensable textbook and reference describes how each body system functions... why certain health problems develop...how these conditions are identified...and how they are treated. Featuring an encyclopedic format with hundreds of superb full-color illustrations and photos, Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions presents invaluable information on the diseases and conditions that are seen most frequently in the medical office. It also offers reliable information on patient examination, diagnostic and treatment procedures, telephone screening, and patient education for each disorder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416047148
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/23/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Mechanisms of Disease, Diagnosis, and Treatment1
Pathology at First Glance2
Mechanisms of Disease3
Predisposing Factors3
Preventive Health Care3
Genetic Diseases4
Infection5
Inflammation and Repair6
Cancer7
Physical Trauma and Chemical Agents15
Malnutrition15
Immune Disorders15
Aging17
Psychological Factors17
Pain17
Mental Disorders22
Diagnosis of Disease22
Treatment of Disease22
Cultural Diversity26
Alternative Medicine27
Genetic Counseling29
Gene Therapy30
Patient Teaching30
General Principles of Patient Teaching30
Goals of Patient Teaching31
Reasons for Patient Teaching31
The Specifics of Patient Teaching: Addressing the Patient's Concerns31
Special Considerations for the Patient With Cancer or Life-Threatening Disease32
2Developmental, Congenital, and Childhood Diseases and Disorders35
Developmental and Congenital Disorders37
Developmental Characteristics and Congenital Anomalies37
Diseases of the Nervous System48
Congenital Cardiac Defects60
Musculoskeletal Diseases65
Genitourinary Diseases68
Diseases of the Digestive System70
Metabolic Disorders72
Endocrine Diseases74
Childhood Diseases77
Infectious Diseases77
Respiratory Diseases86
Gastrointestinal Disorders92
Blood Disorders97
Miscellaneous Diseases103
3Immunologic Diseases and Conditions107
Orderly Function of the Immune System109
Immunodeficiency Diseases114
Autoimmune Diseases125
Hematopoietic Disorders125
Renal Disorders130
Collagen Diseases131
Neurologic Disorders140
Vasculitis143
4Diseases and Conditions of the Endocrine System147
Orderly Function of the Endocrine System148
Pituitary Gland Diseases152
Thyroid Gland Diseases157
Parathyroid Gland Diseases164
Adrenal Gland Diseases166
Endocrine Dysfunction of Pancreas168
Precocious Puberty173
5Diseases and Disorders of the Eye and Ear177
Disorders of the Eye179
Functioning Organs of Vision179
Refractive Errors182
Nystagmus185
Strabismus185
Disorders of the Eyelid187
Disorders of the Globe of the Eye193
Cancer of the Eye202
Disorders of the Ear203
Functioning Organs of Hearing203
Disorders of Conduction206
Meniere Disease212
Labyrinthitis213
Ruptured Tympanic Membrane (Ruptured Eardrum)214
Cholesteatoma215
Mastoiditis216
Sensorineural Hearing Loss217
Cancer of the Ear219
6Diseases and Conditions of the Integumentary System223
Orderly Functioning of the Integumentary System224
Dermatitis228
Urticaria231
Psoriasis233
Rosacea234
Acne Vulgaris235
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)236
Impetigo238
Furuncles and Carbuncles239
Cellulitis240
Dermatophytoses241
Decubitus Ulcers243
Scabies and Pediculosis244
Benign and Premalignant Tumors247
Skin Carcinomas250
Abnormal Skin Pigmentation254
Alopecia (Baldness)257
Folliculitis258
Corns and Calluses259
Verrucae (Warts)260
Deformed or Discolored Nails261
Paronychia262
7Diseases and Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System265
The Musculoskeletal System267
Fibromyalgia271
Spinal Disorders273
Osteoarthritis277
Lyme Disease279
Bursitis281
Osteomyelitis282
Gout284
Paget Disease (Osteitis Deformans)285
Marfan Syndrome286
Musculoskeletal Tumors288
Osteoporosis291
Osteomalacia and Rickets293
Hallux Valgus (Bunion)294
Hallux Rigidus295
Hammer Toe296
Traumatic and Sports Injuries297
8Diseases and Conditions of the Digestive System313
Orderly Function of the Digestive System315
Diseases and Conditions of the Oral Cavity and Jaws315
Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract329
Diseases of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas357
Disorders of Nutrient Intake and Absorption368
9Diseases and Conditions of the Respiratory System378
Orderly Function of the Respiratory System380
Common Cold/Upper Respiratory Tract Infection382
Sinusitis383
Pharyngitis385
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma386
Laryngitis387
Deviated Septum388
Nasal Polyps389
Anosmia390
Epistaxis (Nosebleed)390
Tumors of the Larynx391
Laryngeal Cancer392
Hemoptysis394
Atelectasis395
Pulmonary Embolism397
Pneumonia398
Influenza404
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease405
Pleurisy (Pleuritis)411
Pneumothorax412
Hemothorax413
Flail Chest414
Pulmonary Tuberculosis415
Infectious Mononucleosis: Epstein-Barr Virus Infection416
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome417
Lung Cancer418
10Diseases and Conditions of the Circulatory System422
Orderly Function of the Circulatory System424
Cardiovascular Diseases424
Lymphatic and Blood Disorders426
Coronary Artery Disease427
Cardiac Arrest436
Hypertensive Heart Disease437
Congestive Heart Failure440
Cor Pulmonale442
Pulmonary Edema444
Cardiomyopathy446
Pericarditis447
Myocarditis448
Endocarditis449
Rheumatic Fever450
Valvular Heart Disease454
Mitral Valve Prolapse456
Arrhythmias456
Shock460
Cardiac Tamponade464
Vascular Conditions464
Blood Dyscrasias476
Leukemias482
Lymphatic Diseases488
Transfusion Incompatibility Reaction494
Clotting Disorders495
11Diseases and Conditions of the Urinary System500
Orderly Function of the Urinary System501
Acute Glomerulonephritis506
Chronic Glomerulonephritis507
Nephrotic Syndrome (Nephrosis)510
Acute Renal Failure512
Chronic Renal Failure514
Pyelonephritis515
Hydronephrosis517
Renal Calculi519
Infectious Cystitis and Urethritis522
Diabetic Nephropathy523
Polycystic Kidney Disease524
Neurogenic Bladder525
Stress Incontinence527
Renal Cell Carcinoma528
Bladder Tumors530
12Diseases and Conditions of the Reproductive System534
The Normally Functioning Reproductive Systems536
Sexually Transmitted Diseases538
Sexual Dysfunction546
Male Reproductive Diseases551
Female Reproductive Diseases559
Conditions and Complications of Pregnancy577
Diseases of the Breast590
13Neurological Diseases and Conditions599
Orderly Function of the Nervous System601
Vascular Disorders606
Head Trauma610
Spinal Cord Injuries615
Intervertebral Disk Disorders619
Functional Disorders623
Peripheral Nerve Disorders630
Infectious Disorders633
Intracranial Tumors (Brain Tumors)638
14Mental Disorders643
Mental Wellness and Mental Illness645
Mental Retardation646
Learning Disorders648
Communication Disorders649
Pervasive Development Disorders650
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder651
Oppositional Defiant Disorder652
Tic Disorders653
Dementia654
Substance-Related Disorders659
Schizophrenia668
Mood Disorders670
Anxiety Disorders677
Somatoform Disorders682
Gender Identity Disorders686
Sleep Disorders686
Personality Disorders691
15Disorders and Conditions Resulting from Trauma695
Trauma697
Open Trauma697
Foreign Bodies703
Thermal Insults706
Bites718
Cumulative Trauma (Repetitive Motion Trauma, Overuse Syndrome)726
Physical and Psychological Assault Trauma731
Appendix ICommon Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests745
Appendix IIPharmacology765
Appendix IIIResource Agencies782
Glossary787

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