Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas, & Review Of...

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Edition 05
Author Young, Barbara Et Al.
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Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology, 5th Edition, by Barbara Young, BSc, Med Sci(Hons), PhD, MB, BChir, MRCP, FRCPA, Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Hons), FRCPath and William Stewart, BSc (Hons), MBChB, PhD, DipFMS, FRCPath 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, and Basic Pathology, or Robbins and Cotran Pathology Flash Cards.

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