The Human Body in Health and Illness - E-Book

Author: Barbara Herlihy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323498434

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Learn the A&P you’ll really use in practice! The Human Body in Health and Illness, 6th Edition uses hundreds of illustrations, colorful cartoons, and an easy-to-read approach to simplify Anatomy & Physiology concepts. Organized by body system, this resource shows how each organ is designed to work by including clear, step-by-step explanations, clinical examples, and online animations. It also demonstrates what happens to the body when a system does not function properly. Written by well-known author and educator Barbara Herlihy, this resource makes it easier and more fun to learn A&P concepts — and gives you the basic background you need to begin a healthcare career. Full-color illustrations simplify difficult concepts and complex processes, accurately depicting anatomy, physiology, and disease. Colorful cartoons use humor to clarify and reinforce the content, making it more memorable, accessible, and easy to understand. Interesting analogies, examples, and anecdotes make learning easier and bring science to life. Key terms and objectives begin every chapter, setting learning expectations and goals, with terms defined in a comprehensive glossary. Useful learning and review features include Re-Think questions, Ramp It Up! and As You Age boxes, plus Did You Know boxes with clinical scenarios and historical vignettes. Focus on medical terminology includes Medical Terminology and Disorders tables with pronunciations, derivations, and word parts, along with references to commonly used medical terminology. Evolve companion website enhances your understanding with animations, learning activities, and review tools. A study guide offers fun and practical exercises to help you review, understand, and remember basic A&P. Sold separately. New animations bring difficult concepts to life. New illustrations show more step-by-step processes, and include new review questions to help you understand the concepts depicted. UPDATED content includes additional chapter review questions. NEW! More pronunciations and new med term activities are included.

Diseases of the Human Body

Author: Carol D Tamparo

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803657919

Category: Medical

Page: 534

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Gain insight on diseases and treatment options for better patient care! Explore human diseases and disorders…from a patient’s perspective! Join the generations of students who have relied on this popular text to introduce them to common human diseases and disorders. Its concise, well-organized approach makes learning about the conditions nearly painless! Quick-reading and easy to follow, the book can help you better understand your patient’s condition and form a plan of care. And it emphasizes the condition from the perspective of the patient, so you can empathize with the patient as you’re providing care. You’ll want to keep this book long after you’ve finished your program!

Study Guide for The Human Body in Health & Disease

Author: Linda Swisher,Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323402933

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Reinforce your understanding of the concepts in Patton’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in the text, this study guide reviews essential medical terminology, concepts, and processes related to anatomy and physiology, and explains how our body systems function in health and disease. Each chapter begins with a quick synopsis of the key points in the textbook chapter. A variety of exercises make it easy to review and apply key concepts, and labeling of anatomy drawings helps you learn anatomical terms and structures. Know your Medical Terms feature helps you understand A&P by familiarizing you with the various word parts used in medical terminology, and reinforces the Language of Medicine word lists in The Human Body in Health & Disease. A comprehensive review ensures that you understand the textbook’s core concepts and essential content. Application questions promote critical thinking, asking you to apply textbook information to the real world. Diagrams, labeling exercises, and coloring exercises reinforce your understanding of the location of body structures. Matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises aid in understanding anatomy and physiology concepts. Crossword puzzles and word finds help you master new vocabulary terms. Study tips in the preface offer insight into the most effective methods for learning and retaining information. Answers to exercises are located at the end of the study guide, along with convenient textbook-page references. UPDATED content and activities correspond with changes to Patton’s The Human Body in Health & Disease, 7th Edition text. NEW! Five new questions are added to each chapter. NEW! Illustrations are revised to reflect changes in the main text.

Study Guide for The Human Body in Health and Illness - E-Book

Author: Barbara Herlihy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323498353

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Use this practical review to get the most out of your A&P textbook! Corresponding to the chapters in The Human Body in Health and Illness, 6th Edition, by Barbara Herlihy, this study guide makes it easy to understand and remember basic Anatomy & Physiology. Engaging exercises, activities, and quizzes help you memorize A&P terms and master the key concepts relating to A&P and disease of the human body. Even if you find science intimidating, this review tool can help you succeed in A&P! Textbook page references are included with the questions to make it easier to find and review A&P topics. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter reinforce the goals of the textbook and set a framework for study. Coloring activities help you study and remember the details of anatomy. Each chapter includes three parts: Mastering the Basics with matching, ordering, labeling, diagram reading, and coloring exercises Putting It All Together including multiple-choice quizzes and case studies\ Challenge Yourself! with critical thinking questions and puzzles UPDATED content matches the new and revised material in the 6th edition of The Human Body in Health and Illness textbook.

The Human Body in Health & Disease

Pageburst Retail

Author: Gary A. Thibodeau,Kevin T. Patton

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323094153

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; the product description may vary from the print textbook. Get a complete introduction to anatomy and physiology with the resource that makes challenging concepts easier to understand! Now in its 5th edition, The Human Body in Health & Disease clarifies the structures and functions of the human body with a proven, highly visual, student-friendly approach. A brand new design eases you into A&P with an inviting layout and vibrant, detailed illustrations included with text content. A straightforward, conversational writing style clearly explains difficult anatomic and physiologic terminology and principles. Quick Check questions, Critical Thinking Challenges, case studies, chapter tests, and more provide helpful review and self-assessment opportunities at the end of each chapter. Health and Well-Being boxes reinforce the basic concepts of human structure and function by applying them to current problems in public health, athletics, and fitness. Clinical Applications demonstrate how disease affects normal function as well as how therapies can restore normal function. Research, Issues, and Trends boxes focus on the dynamic fields of science, technology, and ethics underlying modern concerns in human biology. Science Applications examine career paths by exploring the work of influential figures in the history of science. Chapter outlines introduce each chapter and allow you to focus on the most important themes and concepts. Chapter objectives identify key goals and highlight the information you should master in each chapter. User-friendly design includes more than 450 new or updated illustrations and breaks free of the traditional 2-column format of most A&P texts to simplify explanations of difficult concepts and enhance your learning. The Clear View of the Human Body transparencies provide a unique atlas of the male and female body that you can peel back layer-by-layer. AnimationDirect ties textbook content to matching animations on the companion CD to demonstrate physiologic functions and reinforce understanding. Dozens of full-color micrographs of cellular structures introduce you to anatomy and physiology at its most basic level. Study Tips at the beginning of each chapter offer practical advice for learning new material.

The Story of the Human Body

Evolution, Health, and Disease

Author: Daniel Lieberman

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 030774180X

Category: Science

Page: 460

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In this book the author, a Harvard evolutionary biologist presents an account of how the human body has evolved over millions of years, examining how an increasing disparity between the needs of Stone Age bodies and the realities of the modern world are fueling a paradox of greater longevity and chronic disease. It illuminates the major transformations that contributed key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the advent of hunting and gathering, leading to our superlative endurance athleticism; the development of a very large brain; and the incipience of cultural proficiencies. The author also elucidates how cultural evolution differs from biological evolution, and how our bodies were further transformed during the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions. While these ongoing changes have brought about many benefits, they have also created conditions to which our bodies are not entirely adapted, the author argues, resulting in the growing incidence of obesity and new but avoidable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. The author proposes that many of these chronic illnesses persist and in some cases are intensifying because of 'dysevolution,' a pernicious dynamic whereby only the symptoms rather than the causes of these maladies are treated. And finally, he advocates the use of evolutionary information to help nudge, push, and sometimes even compel us to create a more salubrious environment. -- From publisher's web site.

Human Diseases

Author: Marianne Neighbors,Ruth Tannehill-Jones

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285065921

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 592

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Now it its fourth edition, HUMAN DISEASES has been updated and expanded to include the cutting-edge topics and features you need for success in health care today! This best-selling pathophysiology book first delivers basic anatomy and physiology in a reader-friendly manner, then explores the diseases and disorders health care professionals see and treat most. Intuitively organized, chapters present each disease’s description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Readings also incorporate contemporary issues in health care, including the impending ICD-10 switchover, pharmacology concerns, herbal and non-traditional remedies, new research findings, and current statistics. Designed to simplify pathology, HUMAN DISEASES, 4th Edition lightens heavy concepts with thought-provoking vignettes and cases, highlighted features, colorful photography and illustrations, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mims' Medical Microbiology,With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access ,5

Mims' Medical Microbiology

Author: Richard V. Goering,Hazel Dockrell,Mark Zuckerman,Ivan M. Roitt,Peter L. Chiodini

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723436010

Category: Medical

Page: 565

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This title takes a thoroughly modern and clinically relevant approach to microbiology, discussing the organ systems in turn and addressing the diseases caused by invading microbes within each.

Structure and Function of the Human Body

Author: Ruth Lundeen Memmler,Barbara J. Cohen,Dena Lin Wood

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780397551729

Category: Science

Page: 341

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This bestseller makes normal anatomy and physiology easy to understand and retain. Each chapter contains student objectives, key terms, and study questions, and is followed by a summary outline. An abundance of illustrations clarify information. A glossary with pronunciations and a section on Medical Terminology are also included. New in the sixth edition: expanded information on physiology; new four-color drawings, photographs, and micrographs; a special-interest box in each chapter; a new appendix on laboratory values including urine, blood cells, and blood chemistry; and a computerized testbank featuring approximately 8 00 questions.

Human Anatomy

Color Atlas and Textbook

Author: John Arthur Gosling

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780723434511

Category: Medical

Page: 429

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The new edition of this text and atlas takes you from knowing human anatomical structures in the abstract to identifying human anatomy in a real body. It illustrates all structures using high-quality dissection photographs and clearly labeled line drawings for each photo. Plus, concise yet thorough text supports and explains all key human anatomy. High-quality, richly colored dissection photographs showing structures most likely to be seen and tested in the lab improve your ability to recognize and interpret gross specimens accurately. Clinical Skills pages help you understand how to apply knowledge of gross anatomy to the clinical setting. More clinical comments throughout the text further clarify anatomical drawings and photographs. Cross sections added to the upper and lower limb sections increase your knowledge base.

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions - E- Book

Author: Karin C. VanMeter,Robert J Hubert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323414346

Category: Medical

Page: 704

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Learn the essential concepts of major diseases/disorders and disease processes. Gould’s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 6th Edition is a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of pathophysiology. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you to apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, this book provides solid preparation for the conditions you may encounter in clinical practice. Updated graphics help you recognize and identify various concepts and specific disorders through enhanced flowcharts, photos, and illustrations. Concise and readable approach includes the information you need without overwhelming you, even if you have a limited scientific background. Format for individual disorder discussions includes 1) background, 2) pathophysiology, 3) etiology, 4) signs and symptoms, 5) diagnoses, 6) possible related complications/disorders, and 7) treatments/research. UNIQUE! Apply Your Knowledge questions ask you to use what you’ve learned to predict What can go wrong with this structure or system, transitioning you from normal anatomy and physiology into pathophysiology. UNIQUE! Think About questions alert you to important points and help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Warning Signs boxes help in identifying the pre-emptive signs of physiologic events such as strokes. Emergency Treatment boxes give step-by-step instructions to follow for emergencies such as shock, cardiac arrest, and pneumothorax. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Key terms, learning objectives, and bulleted chapter summaries help you focus on key concepts and information. NEW! All chapters updated to include new data on major diseases and other changes in guidelines and the literature, reflecting latest developments in pathophysiology including, updated drug therapy content, expanded coverage of viruses, new cancer treatments, new research on the links between mental health and biochemical/physiologic factors, and much more! NEW! Streamlined narrative content enhances the readability of imperative information.

Diseases of the Breast

Author: Jay R. Harris,Marc E. Lippman,Monica Morrow,C. Kent Osborne

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469889161

Category: Medical

Page: 1224

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Stay on top of the latest knowledge in the field with this must-have resource for all clinicians who treat breast diseases. Expand your knowledge of every aspect of breast diseases as a diverse and distinguished group of internationally-recognized experts summarize the current knowledge, including biology and epidemiology, clinical features, and management. Ideal for any clinician seeing patients with breast disease, especially carcinoma of the breast, This full color 5th Edition of the authoritative text in the field is designed to foster the understanding necessary to provide optimal patient care.. Features Covering the latest major clinical trials, along with concise management summaries for each clinical chapter. Illustrations and tables that emphasize breast imaging, microscopic and gross histology, anatomy, and procedural technique enhance visual understanding. Algorithms on problem management in all aspects of breast disease from benign processes to breast carcinoma inform clinical practice. eBook with content updates is included with purchase New chapters have been added on pathology of in situ carcinomas, prophylactic contralateral mastectomy, implications of obesity in breast cancer, and an overview of survivorship issues To keep perspectives fresh and updated, over one third of the authors are new to this edition

The Human Body in Health & Disease - Pageburst E-Book on Kno (Retail Access Card)

Author: Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323221955

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: N.A

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; the product description may vary from the print textbook. Get a complete introduction to anatomy and physiology with the resource that makes challenging concepts easier to understand Now in its 5th edition, The Human Body in Health & Disease clarifies the structures and functions of the human body with a proven, highly visual, student-friendly approach. A brand new design eases you into A&P with an inviting layout and vibrant, detailed illustrations included with text content.

Protozoa and Human Disease

Author: Mark Wiser

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1136738169

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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Protozoa and Human Disease is a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying parasitology and microbiology. It will also be a useful reference for public health and medical students. Dr. Mark Wiser reviews medically important protozoa, and treatment strategies. He describes pathogens according to a taxonomic scheme and in reference to the organ systems they affect. The book covers the morphological features and life cycles of the various protozoa and the pathogeneses of the diseases they cause. Life cycles are discussed in detail as they also influence host-parasite interactions, pathology, disease transmission, and epidemiology. Students will benefit from the authors fresh approach, which blends classical and medical parasitology with more modern disciplines. These include the molecular and immunological basis of pathogenesis; metabolic pathways; specialized subcellular structures; ecology of disease transmission; antigenic variation; and molecular epidemiology. An extensive glossary of molecular biology, immunology, and medical terms helps students navigate across disciplines.

Medical Genetics

Author: Lynn B. Jorde,John C. Carey,Michael J. Bamshad

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323188370

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Popular for its highly visual, clinical approach, Medical Genetics delivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field. Key updates in this new edition cover the latest developments which are integrated with clinical practice to emphasize the central principles and how they apply to practice. Photographs, illustrations, and tables, along with boxes containing patient/family vignettes demonstrate clinical relevance and enhance visual impact of the material for easier and more effective learning and retention. Mini-summaries, study questions, suggested reading, and a detailed glossary supplement and reinforce what you learn from the text. More than 230 photographs, illustrations, and tables, along with patient/family vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate clinical significance. Clinical Commentary Boxes help demonstrate how the hard science of genetics has real applications to everyday patient problems and prepare you for problem-based integrated courses. Self-assessment study questions aid in retention and review of key material. The latest knowledge and research on gene identification, cancer genetics, gene testing and gene therapy, common disorders, ethical and social issues, and much more so you can keep up with current developments in genetics.

Health and Wellness for Life

Author: Human Kinetics

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736068505

Category: Education

Page: 491

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Health on Demandand Health and Wellness for Lifeprovide professors teaching general-ed health courses the option to customize their student textbooks to match their syllabi. With a custom Health on Demandtext, your students pay for only the material you'll actually cover in class, plus you can match the text's content to the unique needs of your setting. The standard text, Health and Wellness for Life, offers a ready-made option for those looking for a textbook that covers all the essential personal health topics for the general student population. Both options feature content developed by 15 veteran health educators and organized into a cohesive course text by Human Kinetics, a publisher with more than 30 years of experience in providing top-quality information resources to the fields of health and physical education and to the various kinesiology subdisciplines. The standard text includes 16 chapters of the topics most often covered in a general-education health course. Or you can choose from a total of 23 chapters to ensure your text includes the material that is most important for your students. For those electing to customize a text, new chapters will be offered as they are developed to expand your options even further. Student-friendly textbook features make reading and learning more enjoyable Both the standard text Health and Wellness for Lifeand the customizable Health on Demandtext include the following student-friendly features: - A conversational tone used throughout the book makes it accessible and relevant for any student. - Discussion and assessment questions, quizzes, surveys, hypothetical scenarios, and learning objectives add interest to the textbook and help students retain what they've learned. - A look at the effect of gender and ethnicity on health issues makes learning more personal for each individual. - Special focus on timely and controversial issues encourages students to think critically about media and advertising. - Special elements on steps for behavioral change and the mind–body connection show students how to take action to address health issues to improve mental and physical health. - A glossary of terms defines concepts presented in each chapter. - Several application activities for each chapter engage students' critical-thinking skills. - The online student resource provides additional information, links, and tools that expand on topics from the text. Complete coverage of important concepts The standard textbook covers these important topics: -Fitness, nutrition, and weight management -Mental health and stress management -Relationships, reproductive choices, and pregnancy and childbirth -Health promotion, chronic diseases, and prevention of infectious diseases -Consumer health and alternative medicine, environmental health, and substance abuse and dependency -Healthy aging and wellness throughout life The customizable text from the Health on Demandseries allows you to select the chapters you'll actually use, with options on how sensitive topics such as abortion are treated. Alternative chapters cover topics such as these: -Body Composition -Musculoskeletal Health -Cardiovascular Health -Injury Prevention and First Aid -Death and Dying -Spirituality -Reproductive Choices (without abortion) Professors may select any combination of chapters from the standard book and optional chapters and have them placed in any order in the final textbook. Professors can also write their own foreword or add a chapter (subject to Human Kinetics' review and approval), and information on campus-specific health resources (such as the campus health center, phone numbers, and other resources). The cover can be customized with a photo of the professor's choosing (such as a campus landmark or school mascot), or a school name or logo can appear on the cover. Professors can even create their own title for the textbook. Complete ancillaries help instructors implement the course Whether you choose the standard textbook Health and Wellness for Lifeor choose to customize your own Health on Demandbook for course instruction, you will receive access to a complete set of ancillaries tailored to match the book you've selected. The ancillaries include the following features: - Presentation package with more than 500 PowerPoint lecture slides covering all available chapters - Test package with more than over 500 multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions covering the content from all chapters - Online student resource includes extended discussions of topics related to the content of each chapter, answers to review questions from the textbook, and definitions of terms used in each chapter Human Kinetics makes custom publishing for health education a reality with reliable information in a style students will love and the ability to tailor content to meet specific needs. With Health and Wellness for Lifeand Health on Demand, you can help your students create their paths to lifelong well-being.

Medical Terminology Systems

A Body Systems Approach

Author: Barbara A Gylys,Mary Ellen Wedding

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658680

Category: Medical

Page: 591

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You’ll begin by learning the parts of word roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes. Then, use your understanding of word parts to learn medical terminology. Mnemonic devices and engaging, interactive activities make word-building fun and easy, ensuring you retain the information you need for success.

Principles of Renal Physiology

Author: Christopher J. Lote

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461437857

Category: Medical

Page: 204

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A good knowledge of renal physiology is essential to the understanding of many disease states. The purpose of the book is to set out the principles of renal physiology and normal renal function. Now in its 30th year of continuous publication, this new edition offers a logical progression through renal physiology and pathophysiology. In addition, the anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathology of the kidney are covered – making it highly suitable for system based courses. This 5th edition has been extensively revised and features a wealth of new and widely accepted information about kidney function. This includes our understanding of the role of the glycocalyx and structural proteins in glomerular filtration; details of tubular transport, tight junctions and paracellular transport; and an update of the loops of Henle functioning. Principles of Renal Physiology, 5th Edition is a concise and easily readable text ideal for undergraduate medical and medical science students.

Diseases of the Human Body

Author: Carol D Tamparo, PhD, CMA-A,Carol D. Tamparo,Marcia A. Lewis,Marcia A. Lewis, EdD, RN, CMA-AC

Publisher: F A Davis Co

ISBN: 9780803605657

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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-- Now in full color! -- Over 330 common diseases and medical conditions covered -- Numerous four-color illustrations have been added throughout the book -- Each disease condition is presented in an easy-to-follow, seven-part format including: description, etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, treatment, prognosis, and prevention -- Alternative medicine is discussed in treatment of diseases, where appropriate -- Topics added include trauma to the neck and spine, E. coli, hormonal therapy, Viagra, stomatitis, cardiac advances, and bone marrow transplantation