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  • The Nature of Disease Pathology for the Health Professions
    The Nature of Disease Pathology for the Health Professions


Geared to allied health students and written in an engaging narrative style, this pathology text is an easy-to-read primer on the etiology and pathogenesis of human disease. This unique book provides a basic understanding of pathology without microscopic pathology and molecular biology details that health professions students do not need. Each chapter reviews normal anatomy and physiology, explains the development of common diseases, lists the major determinants of disease, presents clinical case studies, and includes end-of-chapter problem-solving questions. A bound-in CD-ROM includes animations and a 250-question quiz. Faculty resources include a 2,000-question test bank and PowerPoint slides with lecture notes. The LiveAdviseOnline Student Tutoring and Teaching Advice, powered by Smarthinking, is now available when you adopt this textbook. more information on how this service can help you and your students!

Table of Contents

Dedication Preface Additional Learning Resources User's Guide Acknowledgements Reviewers Guide to Case Studies Part One: General Pathology 1. The Nature of Disease: How to Think about Illness 2. Cell Injury, Adaptation and Death 3. Inflammation: The Reaction to Injury 4. Repair: Recovery from Injury 5. Disorders of Fluid Balance and Blood Flow 6. Neoplasms 7. Developmental, Genetic and Pediatric Disease 8. Diseases of the Immune System 9. Infectious Disease 10. Disorders of Daily Life and Diet Part Two: Diseases of Organ Systems 11. Diseases of the Blood Cells and Blood Coagulation 12. Diseases of Blood Vessels 13. Diseases of the Heart 14. Diseases of the Respiratory System 15. Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract 16 Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Tract 17 Diseases of the Pancreas 18 Diseases of the Endocrine Glands 19 Diseases of the Kidney 20 Diseases of the Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genitalia 21 Diseases of the Female Genitalia Tract and Breast 22 Diseases of the Bones, Joints, and Skeletal Muscles 23 Diseases of the Nervous System 24 Diseases of the Skin 25 Diseases of the Eye and Ear Glossary Index of Case Studies Index

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