An Introduction to Human Disease: Pathology and Pathophysiology Correlations, Ninth Edition provides students with a clear and well-illustrated explanation of the structural and functional changes associated with disease, the clinical manifestations of disease, and how to determine treatment. Ideal for Pathology, Pathophysiology, or Human Disease courses, the first part of the text deals with general concepts and with diseases affecting the body as a whole. The second part considers the various organ systems and their diseases.
Features & Benefits
- Many of the full-color photographs are originals taken by the author.
- Includes a comprehensive section on cardiovascular disease with material on isolated systolic hypertension, systolic and diastolic heart failure, and coronary heart disease.
- Coverage of the nervous systems including the effects of West Nile Virus and Huntington’s Disease.
- Numerous case studies help students relate disease manifestations and treatment with a specific patient.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 General Concepts of Disease: Principles of Diagnosis
Chapter 2 Cells and Tissues: Their Structure and Function in Health and Disease
Chapter 3 Chromosomes, Genes, and Cell Division
Chapter 4 Inflammation and Repair
Chapter 5 Immunity, Hypersensitivity, Allergy, and Autoimmune Diseases
Chapter 6 Pathogenic Microorganisms
Chapter 7 Animal Parasites
Chapter 8 Communicable Diseases
Chapter 9 Congenital and Hereditary Diseases
Chapter 10 Neoplastic Disease
Chapter 11 Abnormalities of Blood Coagulation
Chapter 12 Circulatory Disturbances
Chapter 13 The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 14 The Hematopoietic and Lymphatic Systems
Chapter 15 The Respiratory System
Chapter 16 The Breast
Chapter 17 The Female Reproductive System
Chapter 18 Prenatal Development and Diseases Associated with Pregnancy
Chapter 19 The Urinary System
Chapter 20 The Male Reproductive System
Chapter 21 The Liver and the Biliary System
Chapter 22 The Pancreas and Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 23 The Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 24 Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
Chapter 25 The Endocrine Glands
Chapter 26 The Nervous System
Chapter 27 The Musculoskeletal System
About the Authors
Leonard Crowley, MD-late of Century College, University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview
Dr. Leonard Crowley was an experienced physician and educator based in the Minnesota twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. He had a broad background in both the practice of medicine and the education of nursing students and undergraduate students in allied health professions, as well as medical students and graduate students in health related professions. Dr. Crowley received a M.Sc. degree from Ohio State University and an M.D. degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Following graduation he received additional training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Presbyterian Hospital in New York, and at Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio. He held faculty appointments in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Vermont and Ohio State University, and in the Department of Family Practice and Community Health and in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota. He was also an Honorary Medical Staff Physician at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. His most recent faculty appointment was in the Biology Department at Century College where he was actively involved in teaching undergraduate students in various health-related subjects, including his very popular course dealing with human disease pathophysiology, pathology, clinical manifestations, and principles of treatment.
Dr. Crowley's interest in undergraduate teaching dates back to his early experience teaching nursing students at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York when he was a resident physician in the Department of Pathology. He combined his interest in undergraduate teaching with his medical practice throughout his professional career.