Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions, 4th Edition

Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions

4th Edition

By Margaret Schell Frazier, RN, CMA, BS, Formerly-Department Chair, Health and Human Services Division, Program Chair, Medical Assisting Program, Ivy Tech State College, Fort Wayne, IN; and Jeanette Drzymkowski, RN, BS, Formerly-Associate Faculty, Ivy Tech State College, Northeast, Fort Wayne, IN


1. Mechanisms of Disease, Diagnosis, and Treatment

2. Developmental, Congenital, and Childhood Diseases and Disorders

3. Immunologic Diseases and Conditions

4. Diseases and Conditions of the Endocrine System

5. Diseases and Disorders of the Eye and Ear

6. Diseases and Conditions of the Integumentary System

7. Diseases and Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System

8. Diseases and Conditions of the Digestive System

9. Diseases and Conditions of the Respiratory System

10. Diseases and Conditions of the Circulatory System

11. Diseases and Conditions of the Urinary System

12. Diseases and Conditions of the Reproductive System

13. Neurological Diseases and Conditions

14. Mental Disorders

15. Disorders and Conditions Resulting from Trauma

Appendix I: Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests

Appendix II: Pharmacology

Appendix III: Resource Agencies

Glossary