Microbiology with Diseases by Body System / Edition 3

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Overview

Designed for pre-nursing and allied health students (and also mixed-majors courses), Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, Third Edition retains the hallmark art program and clear writing style that have made Robert Bauman’s book a success. This Third Edition features compelling clinical content related to students’ future healthcare careers and abundant opportunities for applied student practice. Chapter-opening Clinical Cases, Emerging Diseases boxes, and Clinical Applications boxes introduce students to real-world clinical situations. Student comprehension is ensured with end-of-chapter practice that encompasses applied, visual, and conceptual understanding.

Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access code order the ISBN below:

0321911326 / 9780321911322 Microbiology with Diseases by Body System and NEW MasteringMicrobiology with Pearson eText

Package consists of:

0321712714 / 9780321712714 Microbiology with Diseases by Body System

0321857623 / 9780321857620 NEW MasteringMicrobiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Microbiology with Diseases by Body System

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321712714
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Publication date: 1/18/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 227,614
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert W. Bauman, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Biology from Stanford University, an M.A. in Botany from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor of biology and former chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences at Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas. He has been teaching microbiology and human anatomy and physiology since 1988. In 2004, the students of Amarillo College selected Dr. Bauman as the recipient of the John. F. Mead Faculty Excellence Award.

His research interests have included the morphology and ecology of freshwater algae, the cell biology of marine algae (particularly the deposition of cell walls and intercellular communication), and environmentally triggered chromogenesis in butterflies. His dissertation research at Stanford was on intercellular and cell growth in red algae at the Hopkins Marine Station.

Robert Bauman is the author of another microbiology textbook at Benjamin Cummings, Microbiology with Diseases by Taxonomy, 2/e (copyright 2007). Before becoming a Benjamin Cummings author, he also co-authored an anatomy and physiology laboratory manual (Whittier Publications), a microbiology laboratory manual (B&C Publishing), and an anatomy and physiology study guide (Harcourt Brace). He is an active member of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) and Texas Community College Teacher’s Association (TCCTA).

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Table of Contents

1. A Brief History of Microbiology

2. The Chemistry of Microbiology

3. Cell Structure and Function

4. Microscopy, Staining, and Classification

5. Microbial Metabolism

6. Microbial Nutrition and Growth

7. Microbial Genetics

8. Recombinant DNA Technology

9. Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment

10. Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body: Antimicrobial Drugs

11. Characterizing and Classifying Prokaryotes

12. Characterizing and Classifying Eukaryotes

13. Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions

14. Infection, Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology

15. Innate Immunity

16. Adaptive Immunity

17. Immunization and Immune Testing

18. AIDS and Other Immune Disorders

19. Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Wounds

20. Microbial Diseases of the Nervous System and Eyes

21. Microbial Cardiovascular and Systemic Diseases

22. Microbial Diseases of the Respiratory System

23. Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System

24. Microbial Diseases of the Urinary and Reproductive Systems

25. Applied and Environmental Microbiology

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