Biological Variation in Health and Illness: Race, Age, and Sex Differences - CRC Press Revivals (Hardback)Theresa Overfield (author)
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This book provides a theoretical framework for understanding the mechanisms that influence biologic variation. It presents a well-documented discussion of research data and indicates areas where knowledge is lacking. A theoretical explanation is followed by examination of surface and anatomical variations, developmental variation, biochemical and enzymatic variations, disease susceptibility differences, and influence of the external variation. Consideration of sexual variation reveals more differences between the sexes than among races. Misconceptions about racial uniformity and diversity are exposed throughout the book. Tables of specific biologic variations allow easy reference and access to the literature.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
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