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Human Diseases: A Systemic Approach, CourseSmart eTextbook, 7th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 8, 2009

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Human Diseases: A Systematic Approach is the most comprehensive visual survey of common diseases affecting each body system.  This book presents the basic principles of human disease, organized by human organ system. 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! 

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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



A.    Glossary

B.    Answers to Interactive Activities

C.    Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures

D.    Index







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