Human Diseases

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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)

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 (
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"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: 9780766802155
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Pages: 240

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

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List of Healthy Highlights
Unit I Concepts of Human Disease 1
Ch. 1 Introduction to Human Diseases 3
Ch. 2 Mechanisms of Disease 12
Ch. 3 Neoplasms 24
Ch. 4 Inflammation and Infection 43
Unit II Common Diseases and Disorders of Body Systems 59
Ch. 5 Immune System Diseases and Disorders 61
Ch. 6 Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders 81
Ch. 7 Blood and Blood-Forming Organs Diseases and Disorders 105
Ch. 8 Cardiovascular System Diseases and Disorders 120
Ch. 9 Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders 143
Ch. 10 Lymphatic System Diseases and Disorders 163
Ch. 11 Digestive System Diseases and Disorders 170
Ch. 12 Liver, Gall Bladder, and Pancreas Diseases and Disorders 191
Ch. 13 Urinary System Diseases and Disorders 205
Ch. 14 Endocrine System Diseases and Disorders 224
Ch. 15 Nervous System Diseases and Disorders 243
Ch. 16 Eye and Ear Diseases and Disorders 267
Ch. 17 Reproductive System Diseases and Disorders 286
Ch. 18 Integumentary System Diseases and Disorders 317
Unit III Genetic/Developmental, Childhood, and Mental Health Diseases and Disorders 341
Ch. 19 Genetic and Developmental Diseases and Disorders 343
Ch. 20 Childhood Diseases and Disorders 364
Ch. 21 Mental Health Diseases and Disorders 385
App. A Common Laboratory Values 403
App. B Metric Conversion Tables 405
App. C Glossary 407
App. D The Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs 419
App. E: References 425
Index 427
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