eBook Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0684325195
  • ISBN-13: 9780684325194
  • DDC: 610.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2437 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released October 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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About

Overview

Designed primarily for use by high school students and young adults in the general population seeking authoritative health information, Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd ed. is the revised and updated edition of Charles Scribner’s Sons’ well received Human Diseases and Conditions (2009).
Offering in-depth coverage of all areas of health and disease, Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd ed. offers current and accurate information on approximately 450 diseases and conditions. This edition includes nearly 75 new and 360 completely reviewed and revised articles. The topics covered include infectious diseases, many cancers, chronic and acute physical and psychological conditions, newly emerging and reemerging diseases, public health issues, and issues of interest to the young adult audience (eating disorders, sports injuries, growth, and puberty). Behavioral health is covered as thoroughly as physical health. In addition, the comprehensiveness of 425 photos, informative illustrations, and charts thoroughly enhances the already-rich textual information. A glossary of key terms, bibliography, list of organizations, and a comprehensive two-level subject index is also included.

Features and Benefits

  • Entries written by medical writers and health care professionals from multiple disciplines.
  • Text is written at the high-school student reading level and good for laypeople as well.
  • Alphabetic arrangement of entries and extensive cross-referencing.
  • Key term definitions, sidebars, ample cross-referencing and blind entries, topical and general bibliographies, plus a thorough subject index.
  • List of organizations and their contact information
  • Glossary of key terms.
  • Includes approximately 425 images (200 Photos; 225 tables, charts, illustrations) and 400 sidebars.

What's New

  • Table of contents thoroughly reviewed for timeliness, consistency, and easy access to topics.
  • Approximately 75 new entries, which are comprised of brand new topics that have emerged as areas of concern since publication of the last edition and also fully rewritten, revised entries for topics needing significant updating.
  • Approximately 75 entries received moderate updates and all entries have updated statistics, bibliographies, and organizations.
  • New topics meaningful to young adult audience including body art care and complications, bullying, Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection, hoarding disorder, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), malnutrition, various forms of abuse (child, elder, intimate partner), and many more.

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    ISBN-10: 0684325209 | ISBN-13: 9780684325200

Table of Contents

Abscesses.
Acne.
Addiction.
Addison’s Disease.
Aging.
AIDS and HIV Infection.
Albinism.
Alcoholism.
Allergies.
Altitude Sickness.
Alzheimer’s Disease.
Anemia, Bleeding, and Clotting.
Aneurysm.
Angina.
Anorexia Nervosa.
Anosmia.
Antibiotic Resistance.
Antisocial Personality Disorder.
Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders.
Appendicitis.
Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis.
Arthritis.
Arthritis, Infectious.
Asthma.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Autoimmune Disorders.
Bacterial Infections.
Bedsores (Pressure Sores).
Bedwetting (Enuresis).
Bell’s Palsy.
Bends.
Bioterrorism Agents.
Bipolar Disorder.
Birth Defects and Brain Development.
Bites and Stings.
Bladder Cancer.
Blindness.
Body Art (Complications and Care).
Body Image.
Body Odor.
Botulism.
Brain Cancer.
Brain Injuries.
Brain Tumor.
Breast Cancer.
Broken Bones (Fractures).
Bronchiolitis and Infectious Bronchitis.
Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder.
Burns.
Caffeine-related Disorders.
Cancer: Overview.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Cataracts.
Celiac Disease.
Cerebral Palsy.
Cervical Cancer.
Chagas’ Disease.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease.
Chickenpox (Varicella).
Child Abuse.
Chlamydial Infections.
Choking.
Cholera.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Chronic Illness.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Cirrhosis of the Liver.
Cleft Palate.
Clubfoot.
Cold-Related Injuries.
Collagen Vascular Diseases.
Collapsed Lung.
Colorectal Cancer.
Common Cold.
Compulsive Hoarding Disorder.
Conduct Disorder.
Congenital Infections.
Conjoined Twins.
Consciousness.
Constipation.
Conversion Disorder.
Corneal Abrasions.
Coxsackievirus and Other Enteroviruses.
Crohn’s Disease.
Croup.
Cushing’s Syndrome.
Cyclosporiasis and Cryptosporidiosis.
Cyst.
Cystic Fibrosis.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection.
Deafness and Hearing Loss.
Death and Dying.
Delirium.
Delusions, Delusional Disorders, and Paranoia.
Dementia.
Dengue Fever.
Depressive Disorders.
Detached Retina.
Diabetes.
Diarrhea.
Dietary Deficiencies.
Diphtheria.
Disability.
Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis.
Down Syndrome.
Drowning.
Dumping Syndrome.
Dyslexia.
Dysrhythmia.
Ear Disorders.
Ear Infections (Otitis).
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever.
Eclampsia/Preeclampsia.
Ectopic Pregnancy.
Elder Abuse.
Elephantiasis.
Embolism.
Emergency Resuscitation.
Emphysema.
Encephalitis.
Endocarditis, Infectious.
Endometriosis.
Environmental Diseases.
Epididymitis.
Epiglottitis.
Epilepsy.
Erectile Dysfunction.
Ewing’s Sarcoma.
Eye Disorders.
Eyelid Disorders.
Factitious Disorder.
Fainting (Syncope).
Familial Mediterranean Fever.
Fanconi Anemia.
Fears and Phobias.
Feeding Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
Fetishism.
Fever.
Fibrocystic Breast Disorder.
Fibromyalgia.
Fifth Disease.
Filariasis.
Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders.
Folliculitis.
Food Insecurity.
Food Poisoning.
Foot Disorders.
Fungal Infections.
Galactorrhea.
Gall Bladder Disease.
Gallstones.
Gangrene.
Gastroenteritis.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues.
Gender Dysphoria.
Genetic Diseases.
Genital Warts.
GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).
German Measles (Rubella).
Giardiasis.
Glaucoma.
Global Health Issues.
Glomerulonephritis.
Gonorrhea.
Gout.
Growth and Growth Disorders.
Guillian-Barre Syndrome.
Gynecomastia.
Hair and Hair Loss.
Hallucination.
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease.
Hangover.
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.
Hay Fever.
Headache.
Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction).
Heart Disease.
Heart Disease, Congenital.
Heart Murmur.
Heartburn (Dyspepsia).
Heat-Related Injuries.
Helicobactor Pylori Infection.
Hemochromatosis.
Hemoglobinopathies.
Hemorrhoids.
Hepatitis.
Hernia, Gastrointestinal.
Herpes Simplex Virus Infections.
Hiccups.
Hirsutism.
Hives.
Homelessness.
Hookworm.
Hormone-Secreting Tumors.
Horner's Syndrome.
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).
Huntington Disease.
Hydrocephalus.
Hyperlipidemias.
Hypertension.
Hypochondria.
Hypoglycemia.
Hypotension.
Immune Deficiencies.
Immune System and Other Body Defenses: Overview.
Immunoglobulin Deficiency Syndromes.
Impacted Teeth.
Impetigo.
Incontinence.
Infection.
Infertility.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Influenza.
Insomnia.
Intellectual Disability.
Internet Addiction Disorder.
Intestinal Infections.
Intestinal Obstruction.
Intestinal Parasites.
Intracranid Bleeding.
Intussusception.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Jaundice.
Jet Lag.
Kawasaki Disease.
Kidney Cancer.
Kidney Disease.
Kidney Stones.
Knee Injuries.
Kwashiorkor.
Laryngitis.
Lead Poisoning.
Learning Disabilities.
Legionnaires’ Disease.
Leukemia.
Lichen Planus.
Liver and Biliary Tract Cancers.
Lou Gehrig's Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).
Lung Cancer.
Lupus.
Lyme Disease.
Lymphedema.
Lymphoma.
Mad Cow Disease (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease).
Malaria.
Maldigestion and Malabsorption Syndromes.
Malignant Melanoma.
Malnutrition.
Marfan Syndrome.
Measles (Rubeola).
Memory and Amnesia.
Meningitis.
Menopause.
Menstruation and Menstrual Disorders.
Mercury Poisoning.
MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome).
Mesothelioma.
Metabolic Disease.
Metabolic Syndrome.
Mononucleosis, Infectious.
Motion Sickness.
Mouth Disorders.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Mumps.
Muscular Dystrophy.
Mushroom Poisoning.
Myasthenia Gravis (MG).
Mycobacterial Infections, Atypical.
Mycoplasma Infections.
Myocarditis/Pericarditis.
Narcolepsy.
Nephrotic Syndrome.
Neural Tube Defects.
Neuroblastomas.
Neurofibromatosis.
Neurogenic Bladder.
Neutropenia.
Nocturia.
Nonspecific Urethritis.
Nosebleeds.
Obesity.
Oncogenic Infections.
Ophthalmoplegic Syndromes.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder.
Oral Cancer.
Orchitis.
Osgood-Schlatter Disease.
Osteomyelitis.
Osteoporosis.
Ostomies.
Ovarian Cancer.
Ovarian Cysts.
Overactive Bladder.
Pain.
Pancreatic Cancer.
Pancreatitis.
Paralysis.
Parasitic Diseases: Overview.
Parkinson’s Disease.
Pedophilia.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID).
Peptic Ulcer.
Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Peritonitis.
Personality and Personality Disorders.
Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Overview.
Phenylketonuria (PKU).
Phimosis.
Phlebitis and Venous Thrombosis.
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis).
Plague.
Pleurisy.
Pneumoconiosis.
Pneumonia.
Poisoning.
Poliomyelitis.
Polyps.
Porphyria.
Port Wine Stain (Nevus Flammeus).
Postpartum Depression.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Pregnancy.
Prematurity.
Priapism.
Prion Diseases.
Prostate Problems.
Psoriasis.
Psychopharmacology.
Psychosis.
Puberty and Sexual Development.
Rabies.
Radiation Exposure.
Raynaud’s Disease.
Regenerative Medicine.
Repetitive Stress Syndrome.
Reye’s Syndrome.
Rheumatic Fever.
Rickets.
Rickettsial Infections.
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
Rosacea.
Roseola Infantum.
Roundworms.
Salmonellosis.
Sarcoma.
Scarlet Fever.
Schizophrenia.
School Avoidance.
Sciatica.
Scleroderma.
Scoliosis.
Scrotal Swelling.
Scurvy.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
Seizures.
Selective Mutism.
Sepsis.
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Sexual Abuse.
Sexual Disorders.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
Shigellosis (Bacillary Dysentery).
Shin Splints.
Shingles.
Shock.
Sickle-Cell Anemia.
Sinusitis.
Situs Inversus.
Sjogren's Syndrome.
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.
Skin Cancer.
Skin Conditions.
Skin Parasites.
Sleep Disorders.
Slipped (Herniated) Disk.
Soiling (Encopresis).
Somatoform Disorders.
Sore Throat/Strep Throat.
Speech Disorders.
Spina Bifida.
Spinal Cord Injury.
Spinocerebellar Ataxia.
Sports Injuries.
Staphylococcal Infections.
Stomach Cancer.
Strains and Sprains.
Streptococcal Infections.
Stress and Stress-Related Illness.
Stroke.
Stupor and Coma.
Substance Abuse.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Suicide.
Syphilis.
Tapeworm.
Tay-Sachs Disease.
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome.
Tendonitis.
Tennis Elbow (Epicondylitis).
Testicular Cancer.
Testicular Torsion.
Testing and Evaluation.
Tetanus (Lockjaw).
Thalassemia.
Thrush.
Thyroid Cancer.
Thyroid Disease.
Tic Disorders.
Tick-borne Illnesses.
Tinnitus.
Tobacco-Related Diseases.
Tonsillitis.
Tourette Syndrome.
Toxic Inhalation Injuries.
Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Toxoplasmosis.
Trauma.
Travel-related Infections.
Trichinosis.
Trichotillomania.
Trypanosomiasis.
Tuberculosis.
Tularemia.
Tumor.
Turners Syndrome.
Typhoid Fever.
Typhus.
Urinary Tract Infections.
Uterine Cancer.
Vaccines and Immunization.
Valley Fever.
Varicose Veins.
Vascular Diseases.
Vertigo.
Viral Infections.
Vitiligo.
Warts.
West Nile Fever.
Whooping Cough (Pertussis).
Wounds.
Yeast Infection, Vaginal.
Yellow Fever.
Zoonoses.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Organizations.
Index.