Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/126070243X.jpeg 4 2022 9781260702439 Cowan's Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approachis a perfect fit for your microbiology course. The author team includes a practicing Registered Nurse who shows students how the content on each page relates to their lives and future career. McGraw Hill Connect® is aligned with the text and provides a highly reliable, easy-to-use homework and learning management solution that embeds learning science and award-winning adaptive tools to improve student results.
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Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach

Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approach, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 126070243X | ISBN13: 9781260702439
By Marjorie Kelly Cowan, Heidi Smith

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Cowan's Microbiology Fundamentals: A Clinical Approachis a perfect fit for your microbiology course. The author team includes a practicing Registered Nurse who shows students how the content on each page relates to their lives and future career. McGraw Hill Connect® is aligned with the text and provides a highly reliable, easy-to-use homework and learning management solution that embeds learning science and award-winning adaptive tools to improve student results.

1 Introduction to Microbes and Their Building Blocks
2 Tools of the Laboratory: Methods for the Culturing and Microscopic Analysis of Microorganisms
3 Bacteria and Archaea
4 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
5 Viruses and Prions
6 Microbial Nutrition and Growth
7 Microbial Metabolism
8 Microbial Genetics and Genetic Engineering
9 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes
10 Antimicrobial Treatment
11 Interactions Between Microbes and Humans
12 Host Defenses I: Overview and Innate Defenses
13 Host Defenses II: Adaptive Immunity and Immunization
14 Disorders in Immunity
15 Diagnosing Infections
16 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes
17 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System
18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory Systems
20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract
21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System
22 One Health: The Interconnected Health of the Environment, Humans, and Other Animals
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About the Author

Marjorie Kelly Cowan

Kelly Cowan started teaching microbiology at Miami University in 1993. Her specialty is teaching microbiology for pre-nursing/allied health students at the university’s Middletown campus. After working as a dental hygienist, she earned her Ph.D. at the University of Louisville and later worked at the University of Maryland’s Center of Marine Biotechnology and the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. Kelly has published (with her students) 24 research articles stemming from her work on bacterial adhesion mechanisms and plant-derived antimicrobial compounds. But her first love is teaching—both doing it and studying how to do it better. She is past chair of the Undergraduate Education Committee of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Her current research focuses on the student achievement gap associated with economic disparities, as well as literacy in the science classroom. In her spare time, Kelly hikes, reads, and still tries to (s)mother her three grown kids.

Heidi Smith

Heidi Smith leads the microbiology discipline at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, CO, teaching a variety of biology courses each semester including microbiology, anatomy/ physiology, and biotechnology Collaboration with other faculty across the nation, the development and implementation of new digital learning tools, and her focus on student learning outcomes have revolutionized her face-to-face and online teaching approaches and student performance in her classes. Outside of the classroom, Heidi oversees a federal grant program designed to train and support underrepresented students for undergraduate research and transfer into four-year STEM degree programs. She is also an active member of the American Society for Microbiology and participated as a task force member for the development of their Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Microbiology Education. Off campus, Heidi enjoys the beautiful Colorado outdoors with her husband and three young children.

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