Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions
Saunders, 1996 - Medical - 440 pages
This informative text covers more than 500 of the most common diseases, disorders, and conditions--including repetitive motion trauma, child and spousal abuse, and rape. Logically organized by body system, each chapter begins with the normal, healthy body system and proceeds to discuss signs and symptoms, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment for each disease. Illustrated with an abundance of color illustrations. An instructor's manual is available.
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Mechanisms of Disease Diagnosis
Congenital and Childhood Diseases
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