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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.

Disc. basic concepts & mechanisms; neoplasms, infection & inflammation; immune diseases; trauma, blood disorders, etc.

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Editorial Reviews

This pathophysiology textbook opens with the mechanisms of disease, neoplasms, inflammation, and infection. The preponderance of the book reviews common diseases and disorders and the effects of aging, organized by body system. The last three chapters discuss genetics, childhood diseases, and mental health diseases. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
From the Publisher
"Overall, I like this book. It has qualities that I have been looking for such as: inclusion of medical terminology explanations, pharmacology, and complementary therapies." - Deborah Cipale RN, MSN, Des Moines Area Community College
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435427518
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/15/2009
  • Series: Texas Science Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 351,369
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Neighbors is Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in Fayetteville.

Retired after 28 years in staff nursing, nursing education, and hospital administration, Ms. Tannehill-Jones served most recently as Vice President, Patient Care Services for Mercy Health System NWA, St. Mary's Hospital.

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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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  • Posted August 22, 2012

    Highly Recommended for Medical Professions

    This book arrived on time in excellent condition. I will be using y'all again. It is also very easy to read. Thank you!

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