Essentials of Human Disease
- Paperback: 554 pages
- Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2 edition (September 26, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: ISBN: 9781449688431
- Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.8 x 11.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds
The book is organized into two main sections. The first section deals with general concepts and with diseases affecting the body as a whole. The second section considers the various organ systems and their diseases. Each chapter begins with learning objectives, followed by a brief review of the anatomy and physiology of the organ system discussed, then a systematic survey of the pathology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and principles of treatment of the diseases covered.