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cover image - Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323340137
Publication Date: 10-01-2015
Page Count: 976
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $75.99

Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS and Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323340137
Publication Date: 10-01-2015
Page Count: 976
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $75.99
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Help your students better understand disease and disease process as it relates to profession practice with Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions, 6th Edition. Perfectly tailored to the needs to today’s medical assisting students, this unique text uses simple language and an abundance of learning features as it walks students through the disease pathology of over 500 common patient conditions. This new sixth edition also features new diseases and conditions, new illustrations, ICD-10-CM codes for every condition, and new critical thinking questions to keep students up-to-date on the latest pathology topics while helping them apply concepts from the text to clinical practice.

    • Tenth grade reading level utilizes very approachable language to make the text content easy to digest.
    • Enrichment boxes relate disease information to everyday practice.
    • ICD-10-CM codes for each disease give readers ample practice looking up codes in ICD-10-CM.
    • Current information on the most commonly encountered clinical disorders is presented in small segments for easier understanding.
    • Full-color illustrations clarify difficult concepts.
    • Consistent format for all diseases entries walks readers through each step of patient care and treatment, including:
      • Description
      • Symptoms and Signs
      • Patient Screening
      • Etiology
      • Diagnosis
      • Treatment
      • Prognosis
      • Prevention
      • Patient Teaching

    • Pharmacology appendix details drug names, therapeutic objectives, side effects, and general comments for commonly prescribed drugs.
    • Alerts highlight safety precautions for physician-based practice.
    • Review Challenges reinforce content and reveal areas requiring additional study.
    • Real-life Challenges test readers' ability to apply chapter content to real-world cases.
    • NEW! Additional diseases and conditions have been added throughout the text to keep readers up to date on the types of diseases and conditions they will encounter on the job.
    • NEW! Critical thinking questions provide additional opportunities for readers to critically apply the concepts covered in the text.
  • 1. Mechanisms of Disease, Diagnosis, and Treatment
    2. Developmental, Congenital, and Childhood Diseases and Disorders
    3. Immunologic Diseases and Conditions
    4. Diseases and Conditions of the Endocrine System
    5. Diseases and Disorders of the Eye and Ear
    6. Diseases and Conditions of the Integumentary System
    7. Diseases and Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System
    8. Diseases and Conditions of the Digestive System
    9. Diseases and Conditions of the Respiratory System
    10. Diseases and Conditions of the Circulatory System
    11. Diseases and Conditions of the Urinary System
    12. Diseases and Conditions of the Reproductive System
    13. Neurologic Diseases and Conditions
    14. Mental Disorders
    15. Disorders and Conditions Resulting from Trauma
    Appendix I: Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
    Appendix II: Pharmacology
    Glossary
  • Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS, Formerly-Department Chair, Health and Human Services Division, Program Chair, Medical Assisting Program, Ivy Tech State College, Fort Wayne, IN and Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS, Formerly-Associate Faculty, Ivy Tech State College, Northeast, Fort Wayne, IN
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