Diseases and Disorders, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0761498389
  • ISBN-13: 9780761498384
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
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  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides details on numerous infectious diseases, mental disorders, and noninfectious diseases and disorders. Examines risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Also explores broad health care issues such as alcohol-related disorders, food poisoning, cardiovascular disorders, and injury.

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Consultants and contributors.
Contents.
Thematic contents.
1: Acne.
2: Adrenal disorders.
3: Overview Aging, disorders of.
4: AIDS.
5: Albinism.
6: Alcohol-related disorders.
7: Allergy and sensitivity.
8: Alopecia.
9: Alzheimer's disease.
10: Amnesia.
11: Anemia.
12: Aneurysm.
13: Anthrax.
14: Antibiotic-resistant infections.
15: Anxiety disorders.
16: Appendicitis.
17: Arrhythmia.
18: Arteries, disorders of.
19: Arthritis.
20: Asbestosis.
21: Asian influenza.
22: Asperger's disorder.
23: Asthma.
24: Astigmatism.
25: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
26: Autism.
27: Avian influenza.
28: Backache.
29: Bipolar disorder.
30: Birth defects.
31: Birthmarks.
32: Bladder disorders.
33: Blindness.
34: Blood Disorders.
35: Blood poisoning.
36: Bone and Joint Disorders.
37: Brain disorders.
38: Brain tumors.
39: Bronchitis.
40: Burns.
41: Buruli ulcer.
42: Cancer.
43: Cancer, bladder.
44: Cancer, breast.
45: Cancer, cervical.
46: Cancer, colorectal.
47: Cancer, kidney.
48: Cancer, liver.
49: Cancer, lung.
50: Cancer, mouth and throat.
51: Cancer, ovarian.
52: Cancer, pancreatic.
53: Cancer, prostate.
54: Cancer, skin.
55: Cancer, stomach.
56: Cancer, thyroid.
57: Cancer, uterine.
58: Cardiovascular disorders.
59: Cataract.
60: Celiac disease.
61: Chagas' disease.
62: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
63: Chicken pox and shingles.
64: Childhood disorders.
65: Chlamydial infections.
66: Cholera.
67: Chronic fatigue syndrome.
68: Cirrhosis of the liver.
69: Cleft lip and palate.
70: Cold, common.
71: Colitis, ulcerative.
72: Color blindness.
73: Coma.
74: Conjoined twins.
75: Conjunctivitis.
76: COPD.
77: Coronary artery disease.
78: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
79: Crohn's disease.
80: Croup.
81: Cystic fibrosis.
82: Cystitis.
83: Deafness.
84: Delirium.
85: Dementia.
86: Dengue fever.
87: Dental and oral cavity disorders.
88: Depressive disorders.
89: Dermatitis.
90: Diabetes.
91: Diagnosis.
92: Diarrhea and dysentery.
93: Digestive system disorders.
94: Diphtheria.
95: Disabilities.
96: Dislocation.
97: Diverticulitis.
98: Down syndrome.
99: Ear disorders.
100: Eating disorders.
101: Ebola fever.
102: Ectopic pregnancy.
Resources for Further Study.
Glossary.