Pain, Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance
by Richard J. Behan
Publisher: D. Appleton 1920
Number of pages: 970
Pain is universal, and is present in practically every disease, and in most diseases it is the one symptom which first attracts the patient's attention and causes him to become aware of some change in his physical well-being. The physician needs to know not only the various factors to which a certain pain may be due, but also the reasons why it should be produced and the different diseases giving rise to pain of similar character and location.
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Human Physiology explains the workings of your body, it is intended as an undergraduate-level guide to the functios of the body systems at a cellular level, and explains how they work together to maintain a favorable environment for your cells.
by Walter Moore Coleman - MacMillan
Contents: The Skeleton; The Brain and Nerves; The Breathing; Hygiene of the Lungs; The Blood; Hygiene of the Circulation; Food; Digestion; Stimulants and Narcotics; How we Move; The Covering of the Body; The Special Senses; The Care of the Health.
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by Marilyn J. Cipolla - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences
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