New
Wheater's Functional Histology, International Edition,
Edition 7 A Text and Colour Atlas
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: 03 May 2023
Description

Now in its seventh edition, Wheater's Functional Histology is designed to give students a working knowledge of histology, including the basic histological structures, tissue types and organ systems.

You will learn to recognise the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and understand how this relates to function. The book shows you how to apply histology in a clinical context through coverage of common clinical conditions in each chapter.

This must-have book is written clearly and concisely, designed for those studying histology for the first time. Packed with a wealth of illustrations and learning aids, it is a must-have for every medical and health science student.

Key Features

  • Concise and easy to digest text – easy to follow for those new to histology
  • More than 900 high quality histology images and illustrations, plus detailed explanations to support understanding
  • End of chapter review tables summarising important points
  • Self-assessment questions and rationales to support exam preparation
  • Appendix outlining the basics of microscopy and histological staining techniques
  • Basic glossary

New Features

  • More clinical correlation boxes
  • More clinical images
  • More questions added
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
PART I THE CELL
1. Cell structure and function
2. Cell cycle and replication
PART II BASIC TISSUE TYPES
3. Blood, haematopoiesis and bone marrow
4. Supporting/connective tissues
5. Epithelial tissues
6. Muscle
7. Nervous tissues
PART III 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. Endocrine system
18. Male reproductive system
19. Female reproductive system
20. Central nervous system
21. Special sense organs
PART IV APPENDICES
Appendix 1: Introduction to microscopy
Appendix 2: Notes on staining techniques
Appendix 3: Glossary of terms
Index
Book details
ISBN: 9780702083358
Page Count: 480
Illustrations : 630 illus
Retail Price : £22.99