Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology,
Edition 5
By Edward C. Klatt, MD and Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath

Publication Date: 01 Jul 2021
Unsurpassed in authoritative, focused content, Robbins & Cotran Review of Pathology, 5th Edition, covers all major topics in general pathology and organ system pathology, effectively preparing you for coursework and examinations. Part of the highly regarded Robbins & Cotran family of texts, this easy-to-use review contains 2,000 multiple-choice questions and answers to help you master the most important principles and facts in pathology. Questions and answers have been written, reviewed, updated, and explained by experts in the field, ensuring that your knowledge is up to date, thorough, and clinically relevant.  

Key Features

  • Contains 1,500 vignette-style questions in print that reinforce clinical applications and incorporate key patient care and diagnostic strategies (history, physical examination, laboratory testing, and radiologic imaging). Online, 500 additional interactive questions cover more challenging topics and less common conditions. 

  • Uses single-best-answer and extended-matching formats to reflect levels of difficulty that prepare you for examinations. Questions are written in the style of USMLE and MCCQE questions that you will encounter for qualifying examinations. 

  • Covers the fundamentals of gross and microscopic pathology as well as the latest findings in molecular biology and genetics. Answers and detailed explanations for every question are found at the end of each chapter. 

  • Incorporates recent changes in the understanding of the pathophysiology underlying disease processes as well as the approach to workup and diagnosis of disease conditions. 

  • Reflects the breadth of content in the leading Robbins & Cotran textbooks Pathologic Basis of Disease and Basic Pathology, following the chapters for guided review and referencing them for further study. 

  • Helps you visualize key pathologic concepts and conditions with over 300 full-color images. 

  • Provides a final comprehensive exam of over 75 USMLE-style questions covering the range of topics from across the book. 

  • 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 Edward C. Klatt, MD, Professor of Pathology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Director, Biomedical Education Program, Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, Georgia and Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Table of Contents
  1. Unit I General Pathology

    1. 1 The Cell as a Unit of Health and Disease
    2. 2 Cellular Pathology
    3. 3 Inflammation and Repair
    4. 4 Hemodynamic Disorders
    5. 5 Genetic Disorders
    6. 6 Immune System Diseases
    7. 7 Neoplastic Disorders
    8. 8 Infectious Diseases
    9. 9 Environmental and Nutritional Diseases
    10. 10 Diseases of Infancy and Childhood

  1. Unit II Diseases of Organ Systems

    1. 11 Blood Vessels
    2. 12 The Heart
    3. 13 Hematopathology of White Blood Cells
    4. 14 Hematopathology of Red Blood Cells and Bleeding Disorders
    5. 15 The Lung
    6. 16 Head and Neck
    7. 17 Gastrointestinal Tract
    8. 18 Liver and Biliary Tract
    9. 19 Pancreas
    10. 20 Kidney
    11. 21 The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System
    12. 22 Female Genital Tract
    13. 23 The Breast
    14. 24 The Endocrine System
    15. 25 The Skin
    16. 26 Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue Tumors
    17. 27 Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle
    18. 28 Central Nervous System
    19. 29 The Eye
    20. 30 Final Review and Assessment
Book Reviews
"I have reviewed two of the four previous editions of this book and both times I gave them high marks. This fifth edition also deserves an A+ grade. It is a unique book with currently no competition on the textbook market." ©Doody’s Review Service, 2022, Ivan Damjanov, MD,PhD (University of Kansas Medical Center) Doody's Score: 4 Stars!
Book details
ISBN: 9780323640220
Page Count: 488
Illustrations : 330 illustrations (330 in full color)
Retail Price : £42.99
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