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Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease

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Memmler's the Human Body in Health and Disease by Barbara Janson Cohen, BA, MSEd
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This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, as well as an introduction to the human disease process. The well-organized text is presented in a manner that is easily digested and retained, with a writing style that is easy to understand and will engage students. The information covers normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, basic microbiology, and chemistry.

Table of Contents

Unit I: THE BODY AS A WHOLE 1: Organization of the Human Body 2: Chemistry, Matter, and Life 3: Cells and Their Functions 4: Tissues, Glands, and Membranes Unit II: DISEASE AND THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE 5: Disease and Disease-Producing Organisms 6: The Skin in Health and Disease Unit III: MOVEMENT AND SUPPORT 7: The Skeleton: Bones and Joints 8: The Muscular System Unit IV: COORDINATION AND CONTROL 9: The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves 10: The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves 11: The Sensory System 12: The Endocrine System: Glands and Hormones Unit V: CIRCULATION AND BODY DEFENSE 13: The Blood 14: The Heart and Heart Disease 15: Blood Vessels and Blood Circulation 16: The Lymphatic System and Lymphoid Tissue 17: Body Defenses, Immunity, and Vaccines Unit VI: ENERGY: SUPPLY AND USE 18: Respiration 19: Digestion 20: Metabolism, Nutrition, and Body Temperature 21: Body Fluids 22: The Urinary System Unit VII: PERPETUATION OF LIFE 23: The Male and Female Reproductive Systems 24: Development and Birth 25: Heredity and Hereditary Diseases Glossary Glossary of Word Parts Appendix 1: Metric Measurements Appendix 2: Celsius-Fahrenheit Temperature Conversion Scale Appendix 3: Periodic Table of the Elements Appendix 4: Laboratory Tests Table 1: Routine Urinalysis Table 2: Complete Blood Count Table 3: Blood Chemistry Tests Appendix 5: Typical Disease Conditions and Causative Organisms Table 1: Bacterial Diseases Table 2: Fungal Diseases Table 3: Viral Diseases Table 4: Protozoal Diseases Appendix 6: Answers to "Chapter Checkpoint" and "Zooming In" Questions Appx 7 - Rohen Photographic Dissection
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
11th Revised edition
Illustrations
470 illustrations
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
617
Dimensions
216x280x27
ISBN-13
9780781790734
Product ID
2668464

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