Pathology for the Health Professions


  • Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, USA

Providing a sound foundation of pathology knowledge, Pathology for the Health Professions, 4th Edition gives you a clear, concise, clinically relevant overview of general pathology, including injury, inflammation, and neoplasia, followed by a detailed review of each organ system. A DEPPiCT approach presents each major disease in the same format that includes, when feasible, a description of Disease, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Pathology, Clinical features, and Therapy or prognosis.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1676-4

Table of Contents


1. Cell Pathology

2. Inflammation

3. Immunopathology

4. Neoplasia

5. Genetic and Developmental Disorders

6. Fluid and Hemodynamic Disorders

7. The Cardiovascular System

8. The Respiratory System

9. The Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Systems

10. The Gastrointestinal System

11. The Liver and Biliary System

12. The Pancreas

13. The Urinary Tract

14. The Male Reproductive System

15. The Female Reproductive System

16. The Breast

17. The Endocrine System

18. The Skin

19. The Endocrine System

20. Muscles and Peripheral Nerves

21. The Nervous System

22. The Eye

23. The Ear