Wheater's Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology
Wheater's Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology,
Edition 6
By Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), FRCPath, Sarah Bell, BSc Med Sci(Hons), MBChB(Hons), DipFMS, FRCPath and Sylvia Wright, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Hons), FRCPath, DipFMS, PG Cert Mol Path

Publication Date : 09 May 2019

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Description

This concise introduction to pathology covers basic pathological mechanisms and offers a detailed review of systems pathology, making it a complete, effective review for today’s readers. Hundreds of high-quality images—many new to this edition—illustrate common entities, and associated captions provide key pathological points. Reader-friendly text clarifies basic and complex information, helping you understand challenging concepts more easily. Wheater's Pathology is an excellent companion resource for users of Wheater's Functional Histology, 6th Edition, offering a comparison of normal histology with the pathological changes in disease.

Key Features

  • Contains a new chapter, Introduction to Pathology and Techniques, that provides more background information on histology techniques, immunohistochemistry, molecular tests and digital pathology.
  • Contains new, full-color illustrations that depict additional pathological entities and update classifications.
  • Includes access to online-only material such as new questions for each chapter, and numerous macroscopic images.
  • Incorporates cutting-edge information on molecular pathology throughout.
  • Includes quick-reference features such as keys to the lettering in images at the bottom of each page and fully revised clinical boxes with clinical-pathological correlations that explain the relevance of the pathological processes underlying common diseases and their complications.
  • Summarizes key points with chapter reviews at the end of each section.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
About the author
By Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), FRCPath, Consultant Diagnostic Pathologist, Lanarkshire NHS Board, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland ; Sarah Bell, BSc Med Sci(Hons), MBChB(Hons), DipFMS, FRCPath, Consultant Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK and Sylvia Wright, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Hons), FRCPath, DipFMS, PG Cert Mol Path, Consultant Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK
Table of Contents

BASIC PATHOLOGICAL PROCESSES

1. Introduction to pathology

2. Cellular responses to injury

3. Acute inflammation, healing and repair

4. Chronic inflammation

5. Infections of histological importance

6. Disorders of growth

7. Dysplasia and neoplasia

8. Atherosclerosis

9. Thrombosis and embolism

10. Infarction

BASIC SYSTEMS PATHOLOGY

11. Cardiovascular system

12. Respiratory system

13. Gastrointestinal system

14. Liver and pancreaticobiliary system

15. Urinary system

16. Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems

17. Female reproductive system

18. Breast

19. Male reproductive system

20. Endocrine system

21. Skin

22. Bone and soft tissues

23. Nervous system

Appendix 1 – Notes on commonly used staining methods

Appendix 2 – Glossary of pathological terms

Appendix 3 – Bonus E-Book Images

Book details
ISBN: 9780702075599
Page Count: 370
Illustrations: Approx. 687 illustrations (681 in full color)
Retail Price: £45.99