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Human Diseases, 4th Edition

  • Marianne Neighbors University of Arkansas
  • Ruth Tannehill-Jones
  • ISBN-10: 1285065921  |  ISBN-13: 9781285065922
  • 592 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2000
  • © 2015 | Published
  • List Price = $ 115.95
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Overview

Now it its fourth edition, HUMAN DISEASES has been updated and expanded to include the cutting-edge topics and features you need for success in health care today! This best-selling pathophysiology book first delivers basic anatomy and physiology in a reader-friendly manner, then explores the diseases and disorders health care professionals see and treat most. Intuitively organized, chapters present each disease’s description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Readings also incorporate contemporary issues in health care, including the impending ICD-10 switchover, pharmacology concerns, herbal and non-traditional remedies, new research findings, and current statistics. Designed to simplify pathology, HUMAN DISEASES, 4th Edition lightens heavy concepts with thought-provoking vignettes and cases, highlighted features, colorful photography and illustrations, and more.

Features and Benefits

  • “Healthy Highlights” throughout include tips for health promotion and disease prevention, while case studies present real-life scenarios in health care settings.
  • Clear and Concise Artwork: Meticulous, full-color illustrations and photographs depict body systems and the impacts of disease to help learners better comprehend important material.
  • Simplified Instruction: The available Instructor Resource CD-ROM streamlines course preparation with a computerized testbank and Instructor's Manual, as well as PowerPoint® slides that coordinate with textbook chapters.
  • Integrated Focus: Chapter readings integrate pharmacology.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DISEASES.
1. Introduction to Human Diseases
2. Mechanisms of Disease.
3. Neoplasms.
4. Inflammation and Infection.
UNIT II: COMMON DISEASES AND DISORDERS OF BODY SYSTEMS.
5. Immune System Diseases and Disorders.
6. Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders.
7. Blood and Blood-Forming Organ Diseases and Disorders.
8. Cardiovascular System Diseases and Disorders.
9. Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders.
10. Lymphatic System Diseases and Disorders.
11. Digestive System Diseases and Disorders.
12. Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Diseases and Disorders
13. Urinary System Diseases and Disorders.
14. Endocrine System Diseases and Disorders.
15. Nervous System Diseases and Disorders.
16. Eye and Ear Diseases and Disorders.
17. Reproductive System Diseases and Disorders.
18. Integumentary System Diseases and Disorders.
UNIT III: GENETIC/DEVELOPMENTAL, CHILDHOOD, AND MENTAL HEALTH DISEASES AND DISORDERS.
19. Genetic and Developmental Diseases and Disorders.
20. Childhood Diseases and Disorders.
21. Mental Health Diseases and Disorders.

What's New

  • “Glimpse of the Future” and “Complementary and Alternative Therapy” features discuss new and unconventional treatments.
  • Expanded Photography: Improved and added color photos help make abstract descriptions of diseases and disorders more tangible for readers.
  • Modern Medicine: Critical updates to the 4th Edition of HUMAN DISEASES reflect the latest diagnostic testing, new and emerging diseases, current statistics, and integration of pharmacology content into the readings.
  • New “Consider This….” feature added to each chapter addresses new and interesting facts for readers to ponder and apply to their own health care careers.
  • New eLearning Tools: Available interactive tools designed especially to support the text include an eBook format, as well as CourseMate.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + MindTap® Basic Health Science, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1305361601  | ISBN-13: 9781305361607

List Price = $159.95


Printed Text + Workbook + LMS Integrated for MindTap® Health Science Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305416201  | ISBN-13:  9781305416208

List Price = $180.95  | CengageBrain Price = $180.95


ePack: Text + Workbook + MindTap® Health Science Instant Access

ISBN-10:  130538413X  | ISBN-13:  9781305384132

List Price = $211.95  | CengageBrain Price = $211.95


Printed Text + MindTap® Basic Health Science, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1337217778  | ISBN-13:  9781337217774

List Price = $159.95  | CengageBrain Price = $159.95


Bundle: Human Diseases , 4th Student Edition + MindTap™ (1-year access)

ISBN-10:  1337426075 | ISBN-13:  9781337426077

List Price = $113.95


Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

“Overall, I like this book. It has qualities that I have been looking for such as: inclusion of medical terminology explanations, pharmacology, and complementary therapies.” - Deborah Cipale RN, MSN, Des Moines Area Community College

— Deborah Cipale RN, MSN

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Human Diseases, Hard Cover Version  (ISBN-10: 1337402400 | ISBN-13: 9781337402408)

Now it its fourth edition, HUMAN DISEASES has been updated and expanded to include the cutting-edge topics and features you need for success in health care today! This best-selling pathophysiology book first delivers basic anatomy and physiology in a reader-friendly manner, then explores the diseases and disorders health care professionals see and treat most. Intuitively organized, chapters present each disease’s description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Readings also incorporate contemporary issues in health care, including the impending ICD-10 switchover, pharmacology concerns, herbal and non-traditional remedies, new research findings, and current statistics. Designed to simplify pathology, HUMAN DISEASES, 4th Edition lightens heavy concepts with thought-provoking vignettes and cases, highlighted features, colorful photography and illustrations, and more.

List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.25

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285980840 | ISBN-13: 9781285980843)

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 128506593X | ISBN-13: 9781285065939)

The workbook is designed to accompany Human Diseases, Fourth Edition. This resource provides additional reinforcement and application of concepts learned in the text through a variety of review exercises to test your comprehension.

List Price = $51.95  | CengageBrain Price = $51.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.00

MindTap® Basic Health Science, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Neighbors/Tannehill-Jones' Human Diseases  (ISBN-10: 1285867483 | ISBN-13: 9781285867489)

MindTap® Basic Health Sciences for Neighbors/Tannehill-Jones' Human Diseases, 4th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage. This MindTap is now certified by Quality Matters! What is Quality Matter? Quality Matters is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received many awards for its peer-based assessments and continuous improvement philosophy. Quality Matters’ Rubrics for online and blended course design have been adopted by more than 800 colleges and universities, K-12 schools and systems, and other academic institutions, and continue to influence many others. QM design standards are based on widely agreed-upon best practices and supported by a growing body of research. For more information, please visit: https://www.qualitymatters.org/

List Price = $147.00  | CengageBrain Price = $147.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.00

LMS Integrated MindTap® Basic Health Sciences, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285867440 | ISBN-13: 9781285867441)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap™ Health Science resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $147.00  | CengageBrain Price = $147.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.00

Student Supplements

Human Diseases, Hard Cover Version  (ISBN-10: 1337402400 | ISBN-13: 9781337402408)

Now it its fourth edition, HUMAN DISEASES has been updated and expanded to include the cutting-edge topics and features you need for success in health care today! This best-selling pathophysiology book first delivers basic anatomy and physiology in a reader-friendly manner, then explores the diseases and disorders health care professionals see and treat most. Intuitively organized, chapters present each disease’s description, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Readings also incorporate contemporary issues in health care, including the impending ICD-10 switchover, pharmacology concerns, herbal and non-traditional remedies, new research findings, and current statistics. Designed to simplify pathology, HUMAN DISEASES, 4th Edition lightens heavy concepts with thought-provoking vignettes and cases, highlighted features, colorful photography and illustrations, and more.

List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.25

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 128506593X | ISBN-13: 9781285065939)

The workbook is designed to accompany Human Diseases, Fourth Edition. This resource provides additional reinforcement and application of concepts learned in the text through a variety of review exercises to test your comprehension.

List Price = $51.95  | CengageBrain Price = $51.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $39.00

MindTap® Basic Health Science, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Neighbors/Tannehill-Jones' Human Diseases  (ISBN-10: 1285867483 | ISBN-13: 9781285867489)

MindTap® Basic Health Sciences for Neighbors/Tannehill-Jones' Human Diseases, 4th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage. This MindTap is now certified by Quality Matters! What is Quality Matter? Quality Matters is a leader in quality assurance for online education and has received many awards for its peer-based assessments and continuous improvement philosophy. Quality Matters’ Rubrics for online and blended course design have been adopted by more than 800 colleges and universities, K-12 schools and systems, and other academic institutions, and continue to influence many others. QM design standards are based on widely agreed-upon best practices and supported by a growing body of research. For more information, please visit: https://www.qualitymatters.org/

List Price = $147.00  | CengageBrain Price = $147.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.00

LMS Integrated MindTap® Basic Health Sciences, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285867440 | ISBN-13: 9781285867441)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap™ Health Science resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $147.00  | CengageBrain Price = $147.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Marianne Neighbors

Dr. Neighbors is Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in Fayetteville.

Ruth Tannehill-Jones

Retired after 28 years in staff nursing, nursing education, and hospital administration, Ms. Tannehill-Jones served most recently as Vice President, Patient Care Services for Mercy Health System NWA, St. Mary’s Hospital.