Diseases of the Human Body

6th Edition


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Explore human diseases and disorders…from a patient’s perspective!


Quick-reading and easy to follow, the book can help you better understand your patient’s condition and form a plan of care. 

Table of Contents

1.      The Disease Process

2.      Integrative Medicine and Complementary Therapies

3.      Pain and Its Management

4.      Infectious and Communicable Diseases

5.      Cancer

6.      Congenital Diseases and Disorders

7.      Mental Health Diseases and Disorders

8.      Skin Diseases and Disorders

9.      Musculoskeletal Diseases and Disorders

10.  Nervous System Diseases and Disorders

11.  Endocrine System Diseases and Disorders

12.  Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems Diseases and Disorders

13.  Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders

14.  Digestive System Diseases and Disorders

15.  Urinary System Diseases and Disorders

16.  Reproductive System Diseases and Disorders

17. Eye and Ear Diseases and Disorders

1. Diagnostic Procedures
2. References
3. Abbreviations

Key Features

Structure and function summaries in each body system chapter


Consistently organized coverage of the most common diseases and disorders:

  • Description
  • Pertinent ICD-10-CM Codes
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Etiology
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Client Communications
  • Prognosis
  • Prevention

Case studies, followed by questions, with examples of types of patients who might be encountered in professional practice


Teaching tips featuring a patient's perspective and offering guidance on how to provide the information needed for a particular disease or disorder

Online Resources

Instructor Resources

  • Davis Digital Version - Access your complete text online
  • Instructor's Guide
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Images
  • Files
  • Previous Edition Resources
  • Electronic Test Bank
  • Resource Kits

Student Resources

  • Videos
  • Animations
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Chapter Overview Podcasts
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Grade: 9-12

Diseases of the Human Body Textbook (Print) (Print)
ISBN: 978-0-8036-4451-9
Author: Carol D. Tamparo
© 2016
Page Count: 525
Print Color: Full Color

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