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Human Diseases / Edition 4
     

Human Diseases / Edition 4

by Marianne Neighbors, Ruth Tannehill-Jones
 

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ISBN-10: 1285065921

ISBN-13: 9781285065922

Pub. Date: 01/03/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Now it its fourth edition, HUMAN DISEASES has been updated and expanded to include the cutting-edge topics and features you need for success in health care today! This best-selling pathophysiology book first delivers basic anatomy and physiology in a reader-friendly manner, then explores the diseases and disorders health care professionals see and treat most.

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Now it its fourth edition, HUMAN DISEASES has been updated and expanded to include the cutting-edge topics and features you need for success in health care today! This best-selling pathophysiology book first delivers basic anatomy and physiology in a reader-friendly manner, then explores the diseases and disorders health care professionals see and treat most. Intuitively organized, chapters present each disease's description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Readings also incorporate contemporary issues in health care, including the impending ICD-10 switchover, pharmacology concerns, herbal and non-traditional remedies, new research findings, and current statistics. Designed to simplify pathology, HUMAN DISEASES, 4th Edition lightens heavy concepts with thought-provoking vignettes and cases, highlighted features, colorful photography and illustrations, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285065922
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
261,892
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DISEASES. 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 Organ 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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