Human Diseases

Human Diseases

by Marianne Neighbors
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766802159

ISBN-13: 9780766802155

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

This comprehensive text on human diseases is designed to be student friendly. It is organized in a logical, body system format, with each chapter starting with objectives and terminology. The chapters progress through a review of anatomy and physiology and then move into coverage of the most common diseases. It includes coverage of changes in the elderly and a…  See more details below

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This comprehensive text on human diseases is designed to be student friendly. It is organized in a logical, body system format, with each chapter starting with objectives and terminology. The chapters progress through a review of anatomy and physiology and then move into coverage of the most common diseases. It includes coverage of changes in the elderly and a summary with review questions at the end of each chapter. Special features, such as 'Health Highlights' and full color illustrations and photos have been added throughout to enhance student understanding. The appendix contains a glossary of terms with pronunciations. The text is concise, easy to follow, very portable, and highlights the essential information needed by the students.
(Science, comprehensive, body system, health highlights, anatomy & physiology, human diseases)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766802155
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Healthy Highlights
Preface
Reviewers
Unit IConcepts of Human Disease1
Ch. 1Introduction to Human Diseases3
Ch. 2Mechanisms of Disease12
Ch. 3Neoplasms24
Ch. 4Inflammation and Infection43
Unit IICommon Diseases and Disorders of Body Systems59
Ch. 5Immune System Diseases and Disorders61
Ch. 6Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders81
Ch. 7Blood and Blood-Forming Organs Diseases and Disorders105
Ch. 8Cardiovascular System Diseases and Disorders120
Ch. 9Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders143
Ch. 10Lymphatic System Diseases and Disorders163
Ch. 11Digestive System Diseases and Disorders170
Ch. 12Liver, Gall Bladder, and Pancreas Diseases and Disorders191
Ch. 13Urinary System Diseases and Disorders205
Ch. 14Endocrine System Diseases and Disorders224
Ch. 15Nervous System Diseases and Disorders243
Ch. 16Eye and Ear Diseases and Disorders267
Ch. 17Reproductive System Diseases and Disorders286
Ch. 18Integumentary System Diseases and Disorders317
Unit IIIGenetic/Developmental, Childhood, and Mental Health Diseases and Disorders341
Ch. 19Genetic and Developmental Diseases and Disorders343
Ch. 20Childhood Diseases and Disorders364
Ch. 21Mental Health Diseases and Disorders385
App. ACommon Laboratory Values403
App. BMetric Conversion Tables405
App. CGlossary407
App. DThe Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs419
App. E: References425
Index427

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