Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

Book rating: 05 Mixed media product Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

By (author) Vinay Kumar, By (author) Abul K. Abbas, By (author) Jon C. Aster, By (author) Nelson Fausto

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Mixed media product | 1464 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 281mm x 56mm | 3,130g
  • Publication date: 10 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1416031219
  • ISBN 13: 9781416031215
  • Edition: 8, Revised
  • Edition statement: 8th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 1600 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 5,491

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'...perfect not only for thoroughly understanding the basis of pathology, but also for looking up specific conditions' - ("Medical Student Review"). One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, this is a 'who's who' of pathology experts, providing the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge. Student-friendly editing and practical organisation make this the ideal way for you to understand pathology.

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By berniebh 14 Jan 2011 5

I HIGHLY recommend this book for those that are really keen to do outside reading. This book can answer any burning questions that some medical students have that even Wikipedia couldn't answer. I use this book alongside with Kumar and Clark for PBLs because of the detail that our group goes into and this book is definitely an 'one-stop' book for that. Besides the fact that you get STUDENT consult as suppose to PROFESSIONAL consult, the text itself is identical - so those students on a tight budget but would like an 'essential' textbook, i would recommend getting the student edition.

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"Remarkably up to date.Provides the reader with a current understanding of disease mechanisms and deserves a place on the shelf of any health care professional, irrespective of specialty or level of training." - JAMA, review of previous edition "Praiseworthy for the breadth and depth of its content and its ability to remain up to date. It serves the needs not only of the beginning student, the pathologist in training, but all practitioners of medicine with intellectual curiosity." - Modern Pathology, review of previous edition "Bound to retain its standing as the definitive source for learning, or relearning, the principles of the pathologic basis of disease." - Advances in Anatomic Pathology, review of previous edition "This book is even shorter than before. That is?really impressive. I cannot but admire this book, which I keep re-reading since I entered?Pathology in 1966. Wow, ?it shows that even a first class?book can be improved - hard to believe but true.?It is very readable and even funny in some places. The text is nicely laid out and the book looks less bulky than the previous edition. The illustrations are excellent. Even though the book is definitely for the new generations, I am sure that it will be welcomed by senior pathologists trying to keep up with the times - I doubt that I am the?only old timer eager to?re-read it." - "Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD, author of Pathology Secrets and Pathophysiology"

Table of contents

General Pathology 1. Cellular Responses to Stress and Toxic Insults: Adaptation, Injury, and Death 2. Acute and Chronic Inflammation 3. Tissue Renewal, Repair, and Regeneration 4. Hemodynamic Disorders, Thromboembolic Disease, and Shock 5. Genetic Disorders 6. Diseases of the Immune System 7. Neoplasia 8. Infectious Diseases 9. Environmental and Nutritional Diseases 10. Diseases of Infancy and Childhood Systemic Pathology: Diseases of Organ Systems 11. Blood Vessels 12. The Heart 13. Diseases of White Blood Cells, Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Thymus 14. Red Blood Cell and Bleeding Disorders 15. The Lung 16. Head and Neck 17. The Gastrointestinal Tract 18. Liver and Biliary Tract 19. The Pancreas 20. The Kidney 21. The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System 22. The Female Genital Tract 23. The Breast 24. The Endocrine System 25. The Skin 26. Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue Tumors 27. Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle 28. The Central Nervous System 29. The Eye Index