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The nature of disease : pathology for the health professions

Author: Thomas H McConnell
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This textbook is based on the premise that students learn better when material is easy to read, lively, and engaging. The author's readable style easliy guides you through the causes and consequences of common diseases and is punctuated by humor, case studies, and absorbing tales. You'll gain an understanding of pathology and the skills needed to use what you've learned in clinical settings. The book's 24 chapters  Read more...
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Genre/Form: CD-ROMs
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H McConnell
ISBN: 9780781753173 0781753171
OCLC Number: 1034548292
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxvii, 739 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements: CD-ROM drive.
Contents: The nature of disease: how to think about illness --
Cell injury, adaptation, and death --
Inflammation: the reaction to injury --
Repair: recovery from injury --
Disorders of fluid balance and blood flow --
Neoplasms --
Developmental, genetic, and pediatric disease --
Diseases of the immune system --
Infectious disease --
Disorders of daily life and diet --
Diseases of blood cells and blood coagulation --
Diseases of blood vessels --
Diseases of the heart --
Diseases of the respiratory system --
Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract --
Diseases of the liver and biliary tract --
Diseases of the pancreas --
Diseases of endocrine glands --
Diseases of the kidney. Diseases of the lower urinary tract and male genitalia --
Diseases of the female genital tract and breast --
Diseases of bones, joints, and skeletal muscle --
Diseases of the nervous system --
Diseases of the skin --
Diseases of the eye and ear.
Responsibility: Thomas H. McConnell.


A primer on the etiology and pathogenesis of human disease, this book provides a basic understanding of pathology. It comes with a CD-ROM that includes animations and a 250-question quiz. It also  Read more...
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