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A Textbook of Pathology

A Textbook of Pathology is designed for students following a diagnostic or primary health care profession and has been written specifically for health science students. By relating pathology to disease processes, changes in the body, and signs and symptoms, students can build an understanding of the cause of disease as it presents in the clinical setting.  Covering general and systemic pathology, the author takes a practical look at the investigation of disease, and brings an innovative approach to the study of pathology. A review of basic anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each chapter provides an excellent preparation to the related pathology, and the study of pathophysiological processes help the reader to bridge the gap between the structural and functional changes that occur in disease.  The exploration of clinical features of key conditions allows the student to relate the condition and its underlying pathology to the living patient, while the inclusion of pathology test results and symptomatology tables assist in the assessment and interpretation of data for diagnosis and provide a contextual link to the study of disease that helps students understand the relevance of pathology to their health profession.  Students can also enhance their learning experience and test their understanding through an engaging and comprehensive electronic learning resource that supports the text.

Paperback, 896 Pages

Published: March 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-7295-3930-2

Contents

  • GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF DISEASE

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Disease

    Chapter 2: Infectious Disease (New Chapter)

    Chapter 3: Injury and How the Body Reacts to It

    Chapter 4: Defences, Damage and Repair

    Chapter 5: The Body Fluids

    Chapter 6: Vascular Disease

    Chapter 7: Growth Variations

    Chapter 8: Neoplasia

    Chapter 9: Immune System Disorders

    REVIEW TEST - Chapters 1-9

    SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY I

    Chapter 10: Cardiovascular Disorders

    Chapter 11: Respiratory Disorders

    Chapter 12: Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Chapter 13: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders

    Chapter 14: Urinary Disorders

    Chapter 15: Male Genital Disorders

    Chapter 16: Female Genital Disorders

    Chapter 17: Neurological Disorders

    REVIEW TEST - Chapters 10-17 - New additional test

    SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY II

    Chapter 18: Muscular and Connective Tissue Disorders

    Chapter 19: Skeletal Disorders

    Chapter 20: Integumentary Disorders

    Chapter 21: Haematological Disorders

    Chapter 22: Endocrine Disorders

    Chapter 23: Eye & Ear Disorders

    Chapter 24: Environmental and Social Factors in Disease

    REVIEW TEST - Chapters 17-24

    Appendix 1 Units of measurement

    Appendix 2 Normal reference laboratory

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