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The Human Body in Health & Disease
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date January 1, 1996
Binding Paperback
Edition 8
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780397551750
ISBN-10 0397551754
Dimensions 1 by 8.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 2.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $31.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The new edition of this best-selling text upholds its excellent reputation. As an introduction to basic anatomy and physiology, the organization of the body is traced from the single cell to the co-ordinated whole. Coverage includes normal and abnormal anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; basic microbiology, chemistry and physics. Focus is placed on the interaction of all body systems for the maintenance of a stable internal state, or homeostasis, and explanation is given for conditions that can upset this balance to produce disease. Key features include: student objectives, key terms and study questions in each chapter, summary outline at the end of each chapter, abundant illustrations to clarify text, glossary with pronunciations, and a medical terminology section. This edition includes: 50% new illustrations; 70 new four-colour illustrations; many new photographs and micrographs; expanded information on physiology; and special interest boxes in each chapter, covering normal function and clinical focus. This edition also contains a new appendix on laboratory values including urine, blood cells, and blood chemistry. The computerised test bank and workbook offers a broader range of questions.

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Hardcover
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7 sub edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (January 1, 1992); titled "The Human Body in Health and Disease"
9780397548842 | details & prices | 8.00 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.65 lbs | List price $33.50
Paperback
Book cover for 9780397546053 Book cover for 9780397551750
 
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With Janice A. Schwegler (other contributor), Dena Lin Wood, Barbara Jason Cohen | 8 edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (January 1, 1996); titled "The Human Body in Health & Disease"
9780397551750 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.40 lbs | List price $31.95
About: The new edition of this best-selling text upholds its excellent reputation.
Workbook edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (September 1, 1992)
9780397546053 | details & prices | List price $13.95
About: This textbook offers explanations of complex concepts and terms, concentrating on topics of clinical relevance - major diseases and their treatment, fluids and electrolytes and universal precautions for infection control.

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