Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Paperback Basic Histopathology (Wheater's/ Burkitt)

By (author) Barbara Young, By (author) Geraldine O'Dowd, By (author) William Stewart

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  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Format: Paperback | 348 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 294mm x 18mm | 1,061g
  • Publication date: 15 December 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 044306797X
  • ISBN 13: 9780443067976
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 595 illustrations (589 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 66,394

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This is the new edition of "Wheater's Basic Histopathology"! "Wheater's Basic Pathology" is a pathology resource that offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject first by covering fundamental pathological processes and then addressing the common diseases encountered in systems pathology. Hundreds of high-quality images illustrate the essential features of pathology and make it easy to make definitive comparisons to your own lab samples, while concise captions enable you to quickly and easily understand key points. New online access via Student Consult further enhances your study of the material with additional valuable content including USMLE-style questions, and much more. "Wheater's Basic Pathology" is an excellent companion resource for users of "Wheater's Functional Histology", "Wheater's Review of Histology & Basic Pathology", or "Robbins and Cotran Pathology Flash Cards".

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"The fact that this book has reached its fifth edition speaks for itself. In its new format, it uses a more clinical approach, which will appeal to modern students and their clinically oriented teachers. the first and only choice for all those pathologists who are still teaching microscopic pathology to their medical students." - Doody's Review, 4 Stars

Table of contents

Preface to the fifth edition vii Preface to the first edition viii Acknowledgements ix Dedication x PART 1 BASIC PATHOLOGICAL PROCESSES 1 * Introduction 2 * Acute inflammation, hearing and repair 12 * Chronic inflammation 27 * Infections of histological importance 37 * Amyloidosis 54 * Disorders of growth 59 * Dysplasia and neoplasia 65 * Atherosclerosis 86 * Thrombosis and embolism 95 * Infarction 103 PART 2 BASIC SYSTEMS PATHOLOGY 111 * Cardiovascular system 112 * Respiratory system 126 * Gastrointestinal system 140 * Liver and pancreaticobiliary system 164 * Urinary system 177 * Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems 197 * Female reproductive system 216 * Breast 236 * Male reproductive system 246 * Endocrine system 254 * Skin 266 * Bone and soft tissues 281 * Nervous system 298 Appendix 1 -- Notes on commonly used staining methods 316 Appendix 2 -- Glossary of Pathological Terms 318 Index 323