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Human Diseases -with CD (2ND 06 - Old Edition)by Ruth Tannehill-jones
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Now in its third edition, this best selling full-color text is better than ever! Organized by body systems, this essential pathophysiology text is written specifically for allied health learners and as a reference for allied health professionals. This book is also ideal as a resource on basic diseases for anyone within the medical arena or lay community. It is designed to make difficult pathophysiology concepts easier to understand by using consistent organization, and includes pronunciations, boxed features, and full-color illustrations and photos. Chapters progress through a basic review of anatomy and physiology before introducing the most common diseases. Common diseases and disorders are presented consistently through description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention headings.
This concise, easy to use text includes all the essentials of human disease and pathophysiology. Unlike other texts, this one includes only the need-to-know information for allied health professionals, including licensed practical nurses, surgical technicians, nursing assistants, medical transcriptionists, medical assistants, emergency medical technicians, radiology technicians, respiratory technicians, and physical therapy assistants. Its concise, consistent approach includes a review of anatomy and physiology as well as an introduction to the most common diseases. This text is a handy reference for all allied health professionals interested in human disease.
This is an essential pathophysiology text for allied health learners. It is designed to make difficult pathophysiology concepts easier to understand by using consistent organization, and includes pronunciations, boxed features, bibliographies and full-color illustrations and photos.
About the Author
Marianne Neighbors, Ed.D., R.N. is a professor at the University of Arkansas for the School of Nursing, Fayetteville, AR. Ruth Tannehill-Jones, MSc, RN, Vice President, Patient Care Services, Mercy Health System NWA, St. Marys Hospital.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 Concepts of Human Disease Chapter 1 Introduction to Human Diseases Chapter 2 Mechanisms of Disease Chapter 3 Neoplasms Chapter 4 Inflammation and Infection Unit II Common Diseases and Disorders of Body Systems Chapter 5 Immune System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 6 Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 7 Blood and Blood-Forming Organs Diseases and Disorders Chapter 8 Cardiovascular System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 9 Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 10 Lymphatic System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 11 Digestive System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 12 Liver, Gall Bladder, and Pancreas Diseases and Disorders Chapter 13 Urinary System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 14 Endocrine System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 15 Nervous System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 16 Eye and Ear Diseases and Disorders Chapter 17 Reproductive System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 18 Integumentary System Diseases and Disorders Unit III Genetic/Developmental, Childhood, and Mental Health Diseases and Disorders Chapter 19 Genetic and Developmental Diseases and Disorders Chapter 20 Childhood Diseases and Disorders Chapter 21 Mental Health Diseases and Disorders
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