Introduction to Human Disease
Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals, Fifth Edition is a textbook of pathology that also focuses on clinical signs, symptoms and treatment in order to give students a more comprehensive view of human disease. This comprehensive, user-friendly text is well organized for comprehension and addresses the most common Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals, Fifth Edition is a textbook of pathology that also focuses on clinical signs, symptoms and treatment in order to give students a more comprehensive view of human disease. This extensive, user-friendly text is well organized for comprehension and addresses the most common and significant diseases. For every major disease, a text box summarizes the cause, lesion and manifestations. Illustrations feature colorful line drawings and carefully selected gross photographs to augment the student’s understanding of basic disease processes. Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals will help students understand the basic principles of human disease before going on to more detailed study. The full-color Fifth Edition features over 400 photos and illustrations to facilitate comprehension, clinically oriented information on diseases, clear-cut objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and review questions with multiple-choice answers at the end of each chapter. The features that made this textbook so popular through the first four editions have all been retained. Special chapters not usually found in other introductory human disease texts include “Most Frequent and Significant Diseases,” “Diagnostic Resources,” and “Mental Illness.” Each chapter includes: Objectives; Review of Structure and Function; Most Frequent and Serious Problems; Specific Diseases: Genetic/Developmental, Inflammatory/Degenerative, and Hyperplastic/Neoplastic; Organ Failure; Full-color Illustrations; and End-Of-Chapter Review Questions.
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