Reach your peak with Hein/Best/Pattison/Arena! Now updated and revised, Hein, Best, Pattison, and Arena's highly successful text provides a strong foundation for a future career in allied health or nursing-a foundation built on fundamental principles and solid problem-solving skills. Recent developments and advances in the field: The new edition is revised and updated throughout, particularly in the area of biochemistry. Cutting-edge topics include cancer chemotherapy, programmed cell death, and herbal dietary supplements. Strong general chemistry coverage: Hein, Best, Pattison, and Arena offer the most thorough general chemistry coverage in any general, organic, and biochemistry text. An emphasis on problem-solving skills: Throughout, the focus is on problem solving over rote memorization. The text provides a variety of exercises, including new practice exercises and end-of-chapter exercises, as well as challenge exercises and worked examples. A clear, engaging, and highly accessible presentation: The authors skillfully anticipate areas of difficulty and pace the text accordingly. The new edition is even more student friendly with improved explanations, a new design, and an updated illustration program with new molecular art. Real-world relevance: The text relates chemistry to everyday life. Several new Chemistry in Action essays discuss the impact of chemistry in a variety of applications. Additional support for students: eGrade (online): homework management and additional opportunities for practice. Interactive LearningWare (online): A step-by-step problem-solving tutorial with over 40 interactive problems. Student Solutions Manual (0-47-141139-3): Solutions to all end-of-chapter questions & Exercises. Lab Manual (0-471-45194-0): 48 experiments, 6 study aids, 26 exercises, and appendices.Leo R. Best is the author of 'Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry, Student Solutions Manual', published 2004 under ISBN 9780471471394 and ISBN 0471471399.