General, Organic, and Biochemistry for Nursing and Allied Health / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071611657
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/24/2009
  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 805,130
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

George Odian holds M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in organic chemistry from Columbia University, where his teaching career began. Formerly the chairperson of the division of science and engineering and dean of faculty at Richmond College of CUNY (now The College of Staten Island of CUNY), he has been professor of chemistry at that institution since 1976. Dr. Odian has five years of industrial experience as research chemist and research director, respectively, at Thiokol Chemical Co., and Radiation Applications, Inc. He is the author of more than 60 research papers and five books in the area of polymer chemistry.

Ira Blei received his M.A. degree in physical chemistry from Brooklyn College of CUNY and his Ph.D. in physical biochemistry from Rutgers University. Formerly the deputy chairperson for the division of science and engineering and the dean of administrative planning at Richmond College of CUNY (now The College of Staten Island of CUNY), he has been professor of chemistry at The College of Staten Island since 1976. Dr. Blei has 10 years of industrial experience as research chemist and director of research and development, respectively, at Lever Bros. Co., and Melpar, Inc. His research interests are in the application of colloid and surface chemistry to biological problems.

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Table of Contents

1. Chemistry and Measurement
2. Atomic STructure and the Periodic Table
3. Compounds and Chemical Bonding
4. Chemical Calculations
5. Physical Properties of Matter
6. Concentration and Its Units
7. Solutions
8. Chemical Reactions
9. Aqueous Solutions of Acids, Bases, and Salts
10. Nuclear Chemistry and Radioactivity
11. Organic Compounds; Saturated Hydrocarbons
12. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons: Alkenes, Alkynes, Aromatics
13. Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Thioalcohols
14. Aldehydes and Ketones
15. Carboxylic Acids, Esters, and Related Compounds
16. Amines and Amides
17. Optical Isomerism
18. Carbohydrates
19. Lipids
20. Proteins
21. Nucleic Acids and Heredity
22. Metabolic Systems
23. Digestion, Nutrition, and Gas Transport

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