A comprehensive text on the human body, covering all systems, major organs and functions, and diseases and pathological conditions; includes color illustrations, chapter tests, and a glossary of medical terminology.
Provides information for teens about skin, nails, and hair, explaining what the skin is and how it functions, and discussing issues related to appearance, the causes and treatments of acne, skin cancer prevention, other diseases, and how to care for injuries.
Provides a comprehensive introduction to many forms and types of cancer, prevention, and treatment and contains over four hundred entries that discuss statistics, research developments, cancer organizations, and gender and racial differences.
Provides information about the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of a variety of human diseases and disorders, organized within twenty-five subject categories, including drugs, heart and blood vessels, mental health, nutrition and metabolism, and accidents and injuries.
Contains over one thousand illustrations that describe and explain features of the human anatomy, covering the back, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and perineum, lower and upper limbs, and head and neck, and includes clinical cases and questions.
Contains labeled, color illustrations of various parts of the human anatomy, organized in the categories of head and neck, back and spinal cord, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and perineum, upper limb, lower limb, and cross-sectional anatomy, and includesan interactive CD-ROM.
A compendium of information and resources on aspects of adolescent health such as medical care, nutrition, exercise, sports injuries, tanning, body piercings, puberty, sexual activity, common illnesses, depression, bullying, eating disorders, and substance abuse.
Provides information on various aspects of health and medicine, discussing screening, drug treatments, and surgery; and features charts for assessing symptoms, and descriptions of over seven hundred medical conditions.
Provides basic consumer health information about the physical and mental health of children, covering common illnesses and injuries, disease prevention and screening, and wellness promotion; and includes a glossary of important terms and resource directory.
Presents information and guidance on allergies and allergic reactions, covering the immune system, reaction types, food and food additive triggers, environmental triggers, diagnosis, treatment, and symptom prevention.
Cross-section diagram of human skin.
Giuliano Fornari/ Dorling Kindersley / Universal Images Group. Cross-section Diagram Of Human Skin.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 14 Nov 2011.
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