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Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals (Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access), 7th Edition

  • Agnes G. Loeffler
  • Michael N. Hart
  • ISBN-10: 1284127486
  • ISBN-13: 9781284127485
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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About the Product

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, animations, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals, Seventh Edition provides a broad overview of the most common and important human diseases for students pursuing careers in the health professions. Comprehensive yet accessible, it addresses the aspects of disease epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment that are essential to clinical practice. Designed to facilitate learning, this essential reference features learning objectives, and practice questions for review and assessment. Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professions, Seventh Edition will help students gain a solid foundation in disease pathology and medical terminology to help them throughout their medical education.

About the Author

Michael N. Hart

Dr. Hart has practiced and taught pathology in a University setting for 35 years. He is boarded in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology. He has directed and taught in courses for which this textbook is designed.

Table of Contents

Section I: An Overview
Chapter 1: Introduction to Pathology
Chapter 2: Most Frequent and Significant Diseases
Chapter 3: Diagnostic Resources

Section II: Basic Disease Processes
Chapter 5: Neoplasia
Chapter 6: Genetic and Developmental Diseases

Section III: Major Organ-Related Diseases
Chapter 7: Vascular System and Hemodynamics
Chapter 8: Heart
Chapter 9: Hematopoietic System
Chapter 10: Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
Chapter 11: Lung
Chapter 12: Oral Region, Upper Respiratory Tract, and Ear
Chapter 13: Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 14: Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
Chapter 15: Kidney, Lower Urinary Tract
Chapter 16: Male Genital Organs
Chapter 17: Female Genital Organs
Chapter 18: Breast
Chapter 19: Skin
Chapter 20: Eye
Chapter 21: Bones and Joints
Chapter 22: Skeletal Muscle and Peripheral Nerve
Chapter 23: Central Nervous System
Chapter 24: Mental Illness
Chapter 25: Endocrine System

Section IV: Multiple Organ System Diseases
Chapter 26: Infectious Diseases
Chapter 27: Immunologic Diseases
Chapter 28: Physical Injury
Chapter 29: Chemical Injury
Chapter 30: Nutritional Disorders

New to this edition

  • New and updated clinical information, including general and specific treatments for diseases.
  • New art and photos of diseases.
  • Improved Instructor Resources!
  • New and updated Animations!
  • Chapters have been reorganized, condensed, or split and expanded when necessary resulting in an improved and streamlined learning experience.