Human Diseases / Edition 2

Human Diseases / Edition 2

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Cengage Learning

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Human Diseases / Edition 2

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: 9781401870881
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Human Diseases. Mechanisms of Diseases. Neoplasms. Inflammations and Infections. Diseases of the Immune System. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System. Diseases of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System. Diseases of the Respiratory System. Diseases of the Lymphatic System. Diseases of the Digestive System. Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas. Diseases of the Urinary System. Diseases of the Endocrine System. Diseases of the Nervous System. Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat. Diseases of the Reproductive System. Diseases of the Integumentary System. Genetic and Developmental Disorders. Childhood Diseases. Psychiatric Disorders.

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