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Human Diseases: A Systemic Approach, 7th Edition

By Mark Zelman, Elaine Tompary, Jill Raymond, Paul Holdaway, Mary Lou E. Mulvihill

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 23, 2009

Description

This book presents the basic principles of human disease, organized by human organ system. It provides practical information for both health career and non-professional readers—unlike other books, which are generally too high level or specialized for this purpose. New to this edition are: new diagnostic tests and lab procedures; enhanced coverage in treatment and diagnostic sections in disorders to include common treatments and general pharm options; increased coverage of disease statistics, prevalencies, risk factors for diseases and conditions;  addition of prevention and aging to Diseases at a Glance table at the end of each chapter; A new page will be added at the end of each chapter which walks the readers through the multimedia resources that are available for each chapter; and much more! 

Table of Contents

Brief TOC

Mulvihill’s Human Diseases: A Systemic Approach 7e

 

PART I: Mechanisms of Disease

1.       Introduction to Disease MZ

2.        Immunity, Inflammation, and Immune Disorders JR

3.        Infectious Diseases JR

4.        Neoplasms ET

5.        Heredity and Disease PH

 

PART II: Diseases of the Systems

6.        Diseases of the Cardiovascular System ET

7.        Diseases of the Blood ET

8.        Diseases of the Respiratory System PH

9.        Diseases of the Digestive System MZ

10.    Diseases of the Urinary System PH

11.    Diseases of the Reproductive System JR

12.    Diseases of the Endocrine and Metabolic System ET

13.    Diseases of the Nervous System and Special Senses PH

14.    Mental Illness MZ

15.    Diseases of the Bones, Joints, and Muscles MZ

16.    Diseases of the Skin JR

 

Appendices

A.    Glossary

B.    Answers to Interactive Activities

C.    Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

D.    Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-515556-8

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-515556-1

Format: Book

This item has been upgraded to Human Diseases, 8th Edition.

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