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The Human Body in Health and Illness by Barbara HerlihyUsing colorful cartoons, humorous illustrations, and an easy-to-read approach, The Human Body in Health and Illness, 5th Edition makes it fun to learn anatomy & physiology. Step-by-step explanations, clever features, and clinical examples simplify A&P concepts and relate A&P to the real world. Organized by body system, this book shows how each organ is structurally designed to perform specific physiological tasks while demonstrating what happens to the body when a system does not function properly. Written by well-known author and educator Barbara Herlihy, The Human Body in Health and Illness makes A&P concepts easy to understand even if you have a limited background in the sciences. Full-color illustrations simplify difficult concepts and complex processes. Colorful cartoons use humor to clarify and reinforce the content, making it more memorable, accessible, and reader-friendly. Interesting analogies and examples make learning easier, especially if you're studying A&P for the first time. Key terms and objectives are listed at the beginning of every chapter, setting learning expectations and goals, with terms defined in a comprehensive glossary. Did You Know boxes include brief vignettes describing clinical scenarios or historical events related to A&P. Review tools include chapter summaries, Review Your Knowledge questions, and Go Figure! questions relating to figures and diagrams. UPDATED illustrations and content keep A&P information current and strengthen an already popular textbook. UPDATED Medical Terminology and Disorders tables include pronunciations, derivations, and word parts, along with expanded, in-depth descriptions of the most crucial information. UPDATED! The Evolve website assets include practice exams, interactive activities and exercises, the Body Spectrum Online Coloring Book, and more!
Call Number: 612 HER
Publication Date: 2013
Pathophysiology made incredibly easy! by Sparkes, LouiseThis new Australia New Zealand guide presents Pathophysiology in the easy-to-understand and practical Made Incredibly Easy! style. Using memory joggers, entertaining illustrations and quick quizzes this text helps student nurses and health professionals understand a challenging topic.
Call Number: 616.07 PAT
Publication Date: 2013
Human Diseases : a systemic approach by Mary Lou Mulvihill; Mark Zelman; Elaine Tompary; Jill Raymond; Paul HoldawayThis book presents the basic principles of human disease, organized by human organ system. It provides practical information for both health career and non-professional readers--unlike other books, which are generally too high level or specialized for this purpose. New to this edition are: new diagnostic tests and lab procedures; enhanced coverage in treatment and diagnostic sections in disorders to include common treatments and general pharm options; increased coverage of disease statistics, prevalencies, risk factors for diseases and conditions; addition of prevention and aging to Diseases at a Glance table at the end of each chapter; A new page will be added at the end of each chapter which walks the readers through the multimedia resources that are available for each chapter; and much more!
Call Number: 616 HUM
Publication Date: 2009
Pathology by Arthur S. Schneider; Philip A. SzantoBRS Pathology, one of the flagship titles in the best-selling Board Review Series, is the best pathology review for the USMLE Step 1 exam. The concise, well-organized text helps students identify major pathological concepts deserving special emphasis. More than 450 USMLE-style review questions appear as chapter reviews and an end-of-book comprehensive exam. All questions include answers and full explanation sections. The Fourth Edition features full-color text and 75 additional full-color photographs to guide students to visual mastery of pathologic diagnosis. A companion Website provides the fully searchable text and all the questions in the text through an interactive question bank.
Call Number: 616.07 SCH
Publication Date: 2008
Infectious Communicable Diseases
Blue book - Guidelines for the control of infectious diseases, Victorian GovernmentThe blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has been published by the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit Victorian Department of Health, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention and control of infectious diseases.
The Department of Health is committed to enhancing and protecting the health and well-being of all Victorians. Our challenge, together with public health practitioners, is to monitor, prevent and control current and emerging communicable diseases within the Victorian community through the implementation fo targeted public health strategies based on surveillance and risk assessment in a partnership approach.
Infectious Diseases by Kara RogersOutbreaks of infectious disease pose some of the greatest public health risks to humans across the globe. Although an increasing number of preventative measures and cures are available against a number of these threats, many are still untreatable or have no remedy. However, the human response to these diseases has matured as increasing awareness and new scientific research emerges. This volume examines the many causes and effects of bacterial, viral, and other forms of disease, as well as the various steps taken over time to mitigate the damaging consequences of infection.
Lab Tests Online-Au is licenced to and managed by the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) one of pathology’s peak bodies representing many of the professionals who work in laboratories.
National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC)The National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) advises the Commonwealth, state and territory health ministers on matters relating to the accreditation of pathology laboratories. NPAAC plays a key role in ensuring the quality of Australian pathology services and is responsible for the development and maintenance of standards and guidelines for pathology practices. NPAAC is comprised of representatives from all states and territories, nominees from peak professional bodies and the Department of Health.