Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science

Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science

By (author) David Mullins


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Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science is a comprehensive book for the study of pathology and microbiology written for mortuary science students, as a resource for educators, and as a reference for funeral directors and embalmers. The book is designed around the current American Board of Funeral Service Education's Curriculum Outlines for pathology and microbiology. Quick reference appendices provide a review of pertinent anatomy and physiology. Case studies in chapters that discuss specific diseases allow learners to review the postmortem condition of human remains in relation to the disease.

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 203.2 x 233.7 x 25.4mm | 975.23g
  • 06 Oct 2005
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park
  • English
  • 1401825192
  • 9781401825195
  • 1,843,859

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Preface Introduction PART 1 PATHOLOGY Chapter 1 Introduction to Pathology Chapter 2 Nature of Disease Chapter 3 Cellular Reaction to Injury Chapter 4 Structural Abnormalities and Birth Defects Chapter 5 Inflammation Chapter 6 Disturbances in Circulation Chapter 7 Neoplasms and Cysts Chapter 8 Diseases of the Blood Chapter 9 Diseases of the Heart and Blood Vessels Chapter 10 Diseases of the Digestive System Chapter 11 Diseases of the Respiratory System Chapter 12 Diseases of the Urinary System Chapter 13 Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 14 Diseases of the Female Reproductive System Chapter 15 Diseases of the Male Reproductive System Chapter 16 Diseases of the Bones and Joints Chapter 17 Diseases of the Endocrine Glands Chapter 18 Diseases of the Integumentary System Chapter 19 Diseases of the Lymphatic System PART 2 MICROBIOLOGY Chapter 20 Introduction to Microbiology Chapter 21 Anatomy of Bacteria Chapter 22 Physiology of Bacteria Chapter 23 Control of Microorganisms Chapter 24 Microbe Virulence and Human Resistance Chapter 25 Diseases Caused by Bacteria Chapter 26 Diseases Caused by Mycoplasmas Rickettsias or Chlamydias Chapter 27 Diseases Caused by Prions or Viruses Chapter 28 Diseases Caused by Fungi or Protozoa Appendix A The Autopsy Appendix B Cellular Anatomy Appendix C Blood Appendix D Anatomy of the Heart and Blood Vessels Appendix E Anatomy of the Digestive System Appendix F Anatomy of the Respiratory System Appendix G Anatomy of the Urinary System Appendix H Anatomy of the Nervous System Appendix I Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System Appendix J Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System Appendix K Anatomy of the Skeletal System Appendix L Anatomy of the Endocrine System Appendix M Anatomy of the Integumentary System Appendix N Anatomy of the Lymphatic System Glossary Answers to Review Questions Index

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