Chemistry for the Health Sciences

Chemistry for the Health Sciences : International Edition

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Appropriate for undergraduate courses in Allied Health Chemistry.This comprehensive and flexible text emphasizes the practical aspects of general, organic, and biological chemistry with numerous applications to (and case histories of) clinical nursing and health-related situations. The text avoids excessive theory and math, and provides students with the chemical background necessary to understand medical tests and procedures they will perform in their future professions.show more

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  • Paperback | 643 pages
  • 202 x 256 x 23mm | 1,188g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 8th edition
  • 0131228005
  • 9780131228009
  • 2,048,302

Table of contents

I. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY. 1. Units of Measurement. 2. Energy and Matter. 3. Structure of Matter. 4. Chemical Bonding. 5. Chemical Formulas and Reactions. 6. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions. 7. The Gaseous State. 8. Oxygen and Other Gases. 9. Water. 10. Liquid Mixtures. 11. Ionization. 12. Acids, Bases, and Salts. 13. Radioactivity. II. ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. 14. Introduction to Organic Chemistry. 15. Saturated Hydrocarbons: The Alkanes and Their Halogen Derivatives. 16. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons and Their Halogen Derivatives: Alkenes, Alkynes, and Aromatic Compounds. 17. Alcohols, Thiols, Phenols, and Ethers. 18. Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids. 19. Esters, Amines, and Amides. III. BIOCHEMISTRY. 20. Carbohydrates. 21. Lipids. 22. Proteins. 23. Nucleic Acids. 24. Enzymes. 25. Digestion. 26. Metabolism of Carbohydrates. 27. Metabolism of Fats. 28. Metabolism of Proteins. 29. Body Fluids: Urine. 30. Body Fluids: Blood. 31. Vitamins. 32. Hormones. Glossary. Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems. Answers to Practice Tests. Credits for Photographs. Functional Groups. Normal Laboratory Values. Index.show more

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