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Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science 1st Edition

David F. Mullins

  • Published
  • 400 Pages

Overview

Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science is a comprehensive book for the study of pathology and microbiology written for mortuary science students, as a resource for educators, and as a reference for funeral directors and embalmers. The book is designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology. Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology. Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease.

David F. Mullins, East Mississippi Community College

David F. Mullins, Ph.D. attended Purdue University, and holds a bachelor¿s degree from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He also attended Mississippi State University, where he obtained both a Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration and a Ph.D. in Sociology. Dr. Mullins began his career as a firefighter and EMT in aircraft crash rescue, where he also trained in hazardous materials management and mass fatality response. Dr. Mullins has sold cemetery property and served the community as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both small and large funeral homes. In 1996, Dr. Mullins started teaching Funeral Service Technology. He helped write the Mississippi Model Curriculum in Funeral Service Technology, and he served on both an ICFSEB National Board Exam item writing team and an ABFSE Curriculum Subcommittee. In 2002, Dr. Mullins was honored by the Lt. Governor by being named faculty honoree for the Mississippi HEADWAE award. Dr. Mullins received the ABFSE Graduate Scholarship several times, and he was named Outstanding Doctoral student by the Alpha Kappa Delta international sociology honor society. Currently, Dr. Mullins is Vice President for Institutional Research, Advancement, Technology, and Accreditation at East Mississippi Community College.
  • Designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology
  • Designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education�s Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology
  • Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology.
  • Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease.
  • Embalming suggestions highlight potential effects of disease conditions on the postmortem preparation of the deceased.
  • Review questions in each chapter test comprehension of key concepts.
Preface
Introduction
PART 1 PATHOLOGY
Chapter 1 Introduction to Pathology
Chapter 2 Nature of Disease
Chapter 3 Cellular Reaction to Injury
Chapter 4 Structural Abnormalities and Birth Defects
Chapter 5 Inflammation
Chapter 6 Disturbances in Circulation
Chapter 7 Neoplasms and Cysts
Chapter 8 Diseases of the Blood
Chapter 9 Diseases of the Heart and Blood Vessels
Chapter 10 Diseases of the Digestive System
Chapter 11 Diseases of the Respiratory System
Chapter 12 Diseases of the Urinary System
Chapter 13 Diseases of the Nervous System
Chapter 14 Diseases of the Female Reproductive System
Chapter 15 Diseases of the Male Reproductive System
Chapter 16 Diseases of the Bones and Joints
Chapter 17 Diseases of the Endocrine Glands
Chapter 18 Diseases of the Integumentary System
Chapter 19 Diseases of the Lymphatic System
PART 2 MICROBIOLOGY
Chapter 20 Introduction to Microbiology
Chapter 21 Anatomy of Bacteria
Chapter 22 Physiology of Bacteria
Chapter 23 Control of Microorganisms
Chapter 24 Microbe Virulence and Human Resistance
Chapter 25 Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Chapter 26 Diseases Caused by Mycoplasmas Rickettsias or Chlamydias
Chapter 27 Diseases Caused by Prions or Viruses
Chapter 28 Diseases Caused by Fungi or Protozoa
Appendix A The Autopsy
Appendix B Cellular Anatomy
Appendix C Blood
Appendix D Anatomy of the Heart and Blood Vessels
Appendix E Anatomy of the Digestive System
Appendix F Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Appendix G Anatomy of the Urinary System
Appendix H Anatomy of the Nervous System
Appendix I Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
Appendix J Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System
Appendix K Anatomy of the Skeletal System
Appendix L Anatomy of the Endocrine System
Appendix M Anatomy of the Integumentary System
Appendix N Anatomy of the Lymphatic System
Glossary
Answers to Review Questions
Index

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science

ISBN: 9781401825195
Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science is a comprehensive book for the study of pathology and microbiology written for mortuary science students, as a resource for educators, and as a reference for funeral directors and embalmers. The book is designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology. Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology. Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781401825201
Lesson Plans, Duplication Masters and a Testbank.

FOR STUDENTS

Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science

ISBN: 9781401825195
Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science is a comprehensive book for the study of pathology and microbiology written for mortuary science students, as a resource for educators, and as a reference for funeral directors and embalmers. The book is designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology. Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology. Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease.