Publisher description for Biology of disease / Nessar Ahmed ... [et al.].

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Book Narrative

Biology of Disease is a text for undergraduate biomedical students who are intending to pursue a career in the medical support services. Written in an engaging manner, it is also an ideal reference for medical and clinical technicians and will be useful for students needing a broad overview of the biological basis of disease. Specific areas covered include haematology, immunology, and microbiology, along with genetic, cardiovascular, and diet-related disorders. Cancer and diseases of ageing are also included.
Extensively illustrated throughout, the text is further supported by bullet-point summaries and revision questions. Biology of Disease also contains examples and case studies of common diseases, discussing preventative measures and treatments.

Key Sales Points:
Summarizes the biological basis of common diseases. This ensures the students understand the basics of the common diseases they are likely to come across in biomedical/ medtech. profession
Case studies and clinical applications put theory in a medical context allowing the reader to relate the theory to real life situations
Self-test questions at the end of each chapter ensure the student has grasped and understood the most important concepts

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pathology -- Textbooks.
Diseases -- Textbooks.
Medical sciences -- Textbooks.
Pathology -- methods.