Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science / Edition 1

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Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science is a comprehensive book for the study of pathology and microbiology written for mortuary science students, as a resource for educators, and as a reference for funeral directors and embalmers. The book is designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology. Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology. Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401825195
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/6/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 452,440
  • Product dimensions: 8.06 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

David F. Mullins, Ph.D. attended Purdue University, and holds a bachelor's degree from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He also attended Mississippi State University, where he obtained both a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration and a Ph.D. in Sociology. Dr. Mullins began his career as a firefighter and EMT in aircraft crash rescue, where he also trained in hazardous materials management and mass fatality response. Dr. Mullins has sold cemetery property and served the community as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both small and large funeral homes. In 1996, Dr. Mullins started teaching Funeral Service Technology. He helped write the Mississippi Model Curriculum in Funeral Service Technology, and he served on both an ICFSEB National Board Exam item writing team and an ABFSE Curriculum Subcommittee. In 2002, Dr. Mullins was honored by the Lt. Governor by being named faculty honoree for the Mississippi HEADWAE award. Dr. Mullins received the ABFSE Graduate Scholarship several times, and he was named Outstanding Doctoral student by the Alpha Kappa Delta international sociology honor society. Currently, Dr. Mullins is Vice President for Institutional Research, Advancement, Technology, and Accreditation at East Mississippi Community College.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents, Preface, Introduction, Part 1 Pathology, Chapter 1 Introduction to Pathology, Chapter 2 Nature of Disease, Chapter 3, Cellular Reaction to Injury, Chapter 4 Structural Abnormalities and Birth Defects, Chapter 5 Inflammation, Chapter 6 Disturbances in Circulation, Chapter 7 Neoplasms and Cysts, Chapter 8 Diseases of the Blood, Chapter 9 Diseases of the Heart and Blood Vessels, Chapter 10 Diseases of the Digestive System, Chapter 11 Diseases of the Respiratory System, Chapter 12 Diseases of the Urinary System, Chapter 13 Diseases of the Nervous System, Chapter 14 Diseases of the Female Reproductive System, Chapter 15 Diseases of the Male Reproductive System, Chapter 16 Diseases of the Bones and Joints, Chapter 17 Diseases of the Endocrine Glands, Chapter 18 Diseases of the Integumentary System, Chapter 19 Diseases of the Lymphatic System, Part 2 Microbiology, Chapter 20 Introduction to Microbiology, Chapter 21 Anatomy of Bacteria, Chapter 22 Physiology of Bacteria, Chapter 23 Control of Microorganisms , Chapter 24 Microbe Virulence and Human Resistance, Chapter 25 Diseases Caused by Bacteria, Chapter 26 Diseases Caused by Mycoplasmas, Rickettsias, or Chlamydias, Chapter 27 Diseases Caused by Prions or Viruses, Chapter 28 Diseases Caused by Fungi or Protozoa, Appendix A The Autopsy, Appendix B Cellular Anatomy, Appendix C Blood, Appendix D Anatomy of the Heart and Blood Vessels, Appendix E Anatomy of the Digestive System, Appendix F Anatomy of the Respiratory System, Appendix G Anatomy of the Urinary System, Appendix H Anatomy of the Nervous System, Appendix I Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System, Appendix J Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System, Appendix K Anatomy of the Skeletal System, Appendix L Anatomy of the Endocrine System, Appendix M Anatomy of the Integumentary System, Appendix N Anatomy of the Lymphatic System, Glossary, Answers to Review Questions, Index

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