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Human Diseases A Systemic Approach

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ISBN-10: 0131527495

ISBN-13: 9780131527492

Edition: 6th 2006

Authors: Mary Lou Mulvihill, Mark Zelman, Elaine Tompary, Jill Raymond, Paul Holdaway

List price: $67.40
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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 readersunlike other books, which are generally too high level or specialized for this purpose.New in this edition are sections on Pharmacology and aging added to each chapter, new photos, an expanded end-of-chapter review complete with case studies, ldquo;Fact or Fictionrdquo; sections throughout, new sections on Mental Illness and Psychological Disorder and more. Existing content has been updated throughout. It also offers a FREE book-specific Website that connects readers quickly to reliable resources on the Internet and comes with a FREE CD-ROM. Full-color illustrations and photographs are throughout.An ideal reference for health professionals, readers preparing for a health course, biology teachers or for anyone interested in learning more about human diseases.
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Book details

List price: $67.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Mary Lou Mulvihill Mark E. Zelman, Harper College Paul Holdaway, Harper College
Elaine Tompary, Harper College Jill Turchany, Rock Valley
College By presenting the basic principles of human disease, this edition of Human Diseases: A Systemic Approach with CD-ROM is organized by organ system and provides practical information for both health career and general education students
Now in full color, this text features a new chapter on infectious diseases, new multimedia components, end-of-chapter multimedia connection activities and a complete instructor's supplement package
Features: Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/mulvihill) includes chapter-specific, self-test questions with immediate feedback, hyperlinks, case studies, and bulletin board questions
CD-ROM provides interactive activities and an audio glossary. Unique side-by-side photographs show the normal and abnormal organs together
At-a-Glance Body Summary charts and questions enable student to differentiate the major characteristics of disease as they affect the various body systems
Prevention Plus! Feature highlights ways students can prevent disease and promote health in their own lives
Disease by the Numbers feature presents epidemiology for selected diseases and helps put diseases in context in terms of their incidence
Fact or Fiction feature starts each chapter with a question that challenges "popular wisdom" related to disease processes helps students to debunk myths