Human Diseases: A Systemic Approach

Paperback | January 23, 2009

byMark Zelman, Elaine Tompary, Jill Raymond

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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!

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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; enhanc...

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This text is a staple for anyone training to enter the world of health care and it can serve as an essential professional reference, as well.  This revised edition retains the engaging format and clear, accurate, readable information that has become its hallmark. With an array of dynamic visuals and multimedia resources, Human Diseases...

Mark Zelman, PhD, is Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Aurora University in Aurora, Illinois. A native of Chicago, Mark received his BS in Biology, with minors in Psychology and Chemistry at Rockford College. Mark received his PhD from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Loyol...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.7 × 7.8 × 0.9 inPublished:January 23, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0135155568

ISBN - 13:9780135155561

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editorial Reviews

Reviewer List   James Aumer, MS, C(ASCP) Program Director, Department of Medical Sciences Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York   Carole Berube, MA, MSN, BSN, RN Instructor, Health Sciences Bristol Community College Fall River, Massachusetts   Glenn Bower, BA, MS, Ed Department Coordinator, Mortuary Science Cypress College Cypress, California   Paula Cantwell, BS, RN, BSN, MA Associate Professor, Technical Science Department. New England Institute of Technology                Warwick, Rhode Island   Michael P. Covone M.Ed., RT(R), CT Assistant Professor, School of Health Sciences Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport, Pennsylvania   Debra Downs, LPN, RMA Program Director, Medical Assisting Okefenokee Technical College Waycross, Georgia   Ruby Fogg, MA/MAT Professor, Math and Science New Hampshire Community Technical College Manchester, New Hampshire   Suzanne B. Garrett MSA, RHIA Associate Professor, Health Information Management Central Florida Community College Ocala, Florida   Rebecca Gibson Lee, MSTE, CMA, ASPT Professor/Program Director, Medical Assisting Technology The University of Akron Akron, Ohio   Karen E. Gieseker, PhD, MS Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Health Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia   Naomi S. Greenberg, OTR, MPH, PhD Program Director, Occupational Therapy Assisting LaGuardia Community College Long Island City, New York   Sandra Johnson, RHIT Instructor, Health Information Technology San Juan College Farmington, New Mexico   Cherie Mattson, CMA, LPN Instructor, Medical Assisting Ridgewater College Willmar, Minnesota   Ryan D. Morris, BS, MS Instructor, Life Sciences Pierce College Lakewood, Washington   Brigitte Niedzwiecki, RN, MSN Program Director, Medical Assisting Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, Wisconsin   Pamela K. Terry, Ph.D., CHES, CADP CIPS, FASHA Associate Professor, Health Sciences Western Illinois University Macomb, Illinois   Connie Werner, RHIA, MS Coordinator, Healthcare Coding Program York College of Pennsylvania York, Pennsylvania   Judy Williams, PhD Professor, Biological Sciences Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant, Oklahoma   Kari Williams, DC Program Director, Medical Office Technology Front Range Community College Longmont, Colorado