9780803625051

Diseases of the Human Body

  • ISBN 13:

    9780803625051

  • ISBN 10:

    0803625057

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/15/2011
  • Publisher: F A Davis Co

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The field’s classic text is noted for its accessible, clear writing style and comprehensive content. Thoroughly updated and revised to meet the needs of today’s students and today’s classes, you’ll find just the right amount of information in an easy-to-follow format that covers more than 350 common diseases and disorders.

Key Features:

-Bonus CD-ROM in every book with interactive learning activities for every chapter—multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, picture it, and paragraph match.

-Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the most recent developments in diagnostic techniques and treatment.

-Structure and function summaries in each body system chapter.

-Consistently organized coverage of the most common diseases and disorders that includes…

--Description

--Pertinent ICD-9-CM codes

--Signs and Symptoms

--Etiology

--Diagnosis

--Treatment

--Complementary Therapy

--Client Communications

--Prognosis

--Prevention

-Case studies, followed by questions, with examples of patients who might be encountered in professional practice.

-Teaching tips that feature a patient's perspective and offer guidance on how to provide the education or information needed for a particular disease or disorder

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