New Edition
Wheater's Functional Histology, International Edition,
Edition 6 A Text and Colour Atlas
By Barbara Young, BSc, Med Sci (Hons), PhD, MB, BChir, MRCP, FRCPA, Phillip Woodford, MB BS, FRCPA and Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), FRCPath

Publication Date: 03 Dec 2013
Description

Take a simple approach to understanding the fundamentals with Wheater's Functional Histology. Offering concise text accompanied by hundreds of captions and images of histology slides, this best-selling textbook will equip you with all the must-know histology information you need to complete your courses and ace your exams.

All (print) purchasers receive the complete, downloadable eBook (via Student Consult) - which now includes an all new bank of multiple choice questions to test your understanding and aid exam preparation. 

Key Features

  • Recognize the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and how it relates to function with the help of over 900 high-quality histology images and illustrations.
  • Master how to apply histology in a clinical context through coverage of common clinical conditions in each chapter.
  • Access the entire contents online at Student Consult, including all of the images, a virtual histolab, and USMLE-style self-assessment questions and rationales.

New Features

  • updated text and captions with recent research/new discoveries
  • replace approximately 15% of the total images in the book
  • increase number of relevant text boxes
  • increase molecular/cell biology
  • include coverage of developmental tissues in some chapters e.g. development of lung, testis
  • increase the review component
About the author
By Barbara Young, BSc, Med Sci (Hons), PhD, MB, BChir, MRCP, FRCPA, Director of Anatomical Pathology, Hunter Area Pathology Service, John Hunter Hospital; Conjoint Associate Professor, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia ; Phillip Woodford, MB BS, FRCPA, Senior Staff Specialist, Anatomical Pathology and Cytopathology, Hunter Area Pathology Service, John Hunter Hospital, New Castle, New South Wales, Australia and Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), FRCPath, Consultant Diagnostic Pathologist, Lanarkshire NHS Board, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Table of Contents

Part 1—The cell

1 Cell Structure and Function

2 Cell Cycle and Replication

Part 2—Basic tissue types

3 Blood, Haemopoiesis and Bone Marrow

4 Supporting/Connective Tissues

5 Epithelial Tissues

6 Muscle

7 Nervous Tissues

Part 3—Organ systems

8 Circulatory System

9 Skin

10 Skeletal Tissues

11 Immune System

12 Respiratory System

13 Oral Tissues

14 Gastrointestinal Tract

15 Liver and Pancreas

16 Urinary System

17 The Endocrine System

18 Male Reproductive System

19 Female Reproductive System

20 Central Nervous System

21 Special Sense Organs

Appendices

Appendix 1: Introduction to Microscopy

Appendix 2: Notes on Staining Techniques

Appendix 3: Glossary of Terms

Book details
ISBN: 9780702047466
Page Count: 464
Illustrations : Approx. 745 illustrations (616 in full color)
Retail Price : £17.99