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The Human Body in Health & Disease,9780397551750

The Human Body in Health & Disease

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Edition:
8th
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9780397551750

ISBN10:
0397551754
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1996
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Table of Contents

UNIT I The Body as a Whole 1(52)
Introduction to the Human Body
3(12)
Studies of the Human Body
4(1)
Body Systems
4(1)
Body Processes
5(1)
Directions in the Body
5(2)
Body Cavities
7(1)
The Metric System
8(7)
Chemistry, Matter, and Life
15(10)
What is Chemistry?
16(1)
A Look at Atoms
16(1)
Elements, Molecules, and Compounds
16(3)
Chemical Bonds
19(1)
Acids, Bases, and Buffers
20(1)
Radioactivity
21(1)
The Chemistry of Living Matter
22(3)
Cells and Their Functions
25(14)
Structure of the Cell
26(1)
The Organelles
26(3)
Cell Functions
29(6)
Cells and Cancer
35(4)
Tissues, Glands, and Membranes
39(14)
Tissue Classification
40(1)
Epithelial Tissue
40(2)
Connective Tissue
42(2)
Muscle Tissue
44(2)
Nervous Tissue
46(1)
Membranes
46(2)
Benign and Malignant Tumors
48(5)
UNIT II Disease and the First Line of Defense 53(30)
Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms
55(18)
What Is Disease?
56(1)
The Study of Disease
56(2)
The Microorganisms
58(5)
Parasitic Worms
63(2)
Microbial Control
65(2)
Chemotherapy
67(1)
Laboratory Identification of Pathogens
68(5)
The Skin in Health and Disease
73(10)
Structure of the Integumentary System
74(1)
Appendages of the Skin
75(1)
Functions of the Skin
76(1)
Observation of the Skin
77(2)
Care of the Skin
79(1)
Skin Diseases
80(3)
UNIT III Movement and Support 83(50)
The Skeleton: Bones and Joints
85(30)
The Bones
86(18)
The Joints
104(11)
The Muscular System
115(18)
Characteristics of Skeletal Muscle
116(3)
The Mechanics of Muscle Movement
119(4)
Skeletal Muscle Groups
123(6)
Effects of Aging on Muscles
129(1)
Muscular Disorders
129(4)
UNIT IV Coordination and Control 133(66)
The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
135(16)
The Nervous System as a Whole
136(1)
Neurons and Their Functions
136(5)
The Spinal Cord
141(3)
Spinal Nerves
144(1)
The Autonomic Nervous System
144(7)
The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
151(16)
The Brain and its Protective Structures
152(4)
Divisions of the Brain
156(4)
Brain Studies
160(1)
Disorders of the Brain
161(2)
Cranial Nerves
163(4)
The Sensory System
167(18)
Senses and Sensory Mechanisms
168(1)
The Eye
168(7)
The Ear
175(4)
Other Special Sense Organs
179(1)
General Senses
179(6)
The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones
185(14)
Functions of Hormones
186(1)
The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones
186(7)
Other Hormone-Producing Tissues
193(2)
Hormones and Treatment
195(1)
Hormones and Stress
196(3)
UNIT V Circulation and Body Defense 199(84)
The Blood
201(18)
Functions of the Blood
202(1)
Blood Constituents
202(5)
Hemostasis
207(1)
Blood Typing and Transfusions
207(1)
Use of Blood and Blood Components
208(2)
Blood Disorders
210(3)
Blood Studies
213(6)
The Heart and Heart Disease
219(18)
Circulation and the Heart
220(1)
Structure of the Heart
220(3)
Function of the Heart
223(4)
Heart Disease
227(3)
Prevention of Heart Ailments
230(1)
Instruments Used in Heart Studies
231(1)
Treatment of Heart Disease
231(6)
Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation
237(24)
Blood Vessels
238(1)
Names of Systemic Arteries
239(5)
Names of Systemic Veins
244(4)
The Physiology of Circulation
248(4)
Pulse and Blood Pressure
252(1)
Disorders Involving the Blood Vessels
253(8)
The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue
261(10)
The Lymphatic System
262(2)
Lymphoid Tissue
264(3)
The Reticuloendothelial System
267(1)
Disorders of the Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue
267(4)
Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines
271(12)
The Body's Defenses Against Disease
272(1)
The Occurrence of Infection
272(1)
Nonspecific Defenses
272(2)
Immunity
274(5)
Disorders of the Immune System
279(1)
Transplants and the Rejection Syndrome
280(3)
UNIT VI Energy: Supply and Use 283(74)
Respiration
285(16)
The Respiratory System
286(4)
The Lung Cavities
290(1)
Physiology of Respiration
290(4)
Disorders of the Respiratory System
294(4)
Special Equipment for Respiratory Tract Treatments
298(3)
Digestion
301(20)
What the Digestive System Does
302(11)
The Accessory Structures
313(2)
The Process of Digestion
315(6)
Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature
321(12)
Metabolism
322(1)
Some Practical Aspects of Nutrition
323(2)
Body Temperature
325(8)
Body Fluids
333(6)
Fluid Compartments
334(1)
Intake and Output of Water
334(3)
Fluid Therapy
337(2)
The Urinary System
339(18)
Organs of the Urinary System
340(1)
The Kidneys
340(9)
The Ureters
349(1)
The Urinary Bladder
349(1)
The Urethra
350(1)
Disorders of the Urinary System
350(3)
The Urine
353(4)
UNIT VII Perpetuating Life 357(44)
The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
359(20)
The Male Reproductive System
360(3)
Hormonal Control of Male Reproduction
363(1)
Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
364(1)
The Female Reproductive System
365(3)
The Menstrual Cycle
368(2)
Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
370(4)
Menopause
374(2)
Contraception
376(3)
Development and Birth
379(12)
Pregnancy
380(3)
Childbirth
383(2)
The Mammary Glands and Lactation
385(1)
Disorders of Pregnancy
385(6)
Heredity and Hereditary Diseases
391(10)
Genes and Chromosomes
392(1)
Hereditary Traits
393(1)
Genetic Diseases
393(3)
Treatment and Prevention of Genetic Diseases
396(5)
Suggestions for Further Study 401(2)
Glossary 403(14)
Medical Terminology 417(6)
Appendix 1---Common Metric Measurements 423(1)
Appendix 2---Celsius-Fahrenheit Temperature Conversion 424(1)
Appendix 3---Laboratory Tests 425(4)
Table 1---Routine Urinalysis
425(1)
Table 2---Complete Blood Count (CBC)
426(1)
Table 3---Blood Chemistry Tests
427(2)
Appendix 4---Typical Disease Conditions and Causative Organisms 429(6)
Table 1---Bacterial Diseases
429(2)
Table 2---Fungal Diseases
431(1)
Table 3---Viral Diseases
432(1)
Table 4---Protozoan Diseases
433(2)
Index 435


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