Underwood's Pathology: a Clinical Approach
with STUDENT CONSULT AccessBy
- Simon Cross
Underwoods Pathology (formerly General and Systematic Pathology) is an internationally popular and highly acclaimed textbook, written and designed principally for students of medicine and the related health sciences. Pathology is presented in the context of modern cellular and molecular biology and contemporary clinical practice. After a clear introduction to basic principles, it provides comprehensive coverage of disease mechanisms and the pathology of specific disorders ordered by body system. An unrivalled collection of clinical photographs, histopathology images and graphics complement the clear, concise text.
For this sixth edition, the entire book has been revised and updated. Well liked features to assist problem-based learning - including body diagrams annotated with signs, symptoms and diseases and a separate index of common clinical problems - have been retained and refereshed.Additional value is provided by the complementary online version - hosted on studentconsult.com - which includes the complete, fully searchable text, downloadable images, clinical case studies and a revised, interactive self-assessment section to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. This all combines to make Underwoods an unsurpassed learning package in this fascinating and most central medical specialty.
Medical and other health science students
Paperback, 788 Pages
Published: March 2013
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Index of patient symptoms
PART 1 BASIC PATHOLOGY1 What is pathology?
2 What is disease?3 What causes disease?PART 2 DISEASE MECHANISMS4 Disorders of growth, differentiation and morphogenesis
5 Responses to cellular injury6 Disorders of metabolism and homeostasis
7 Ischaemia, infarction and shock8 Immunology and immunopathology
9 Inflammation10 Carcinogenesis and neoplasia
11 Ageing and death12 How do pathologists help patient care?PART 3 SYSTEMATIC PATHOLOGY13 Cardiovascular system
14 Respiratory tract15 Alimentary system
16 Liver, biliary system and exocrine pancreas17 Endocrine system
18 Breast19 Female genital tract
20 Urinary and male genital tracts21 Kidney diseases
22 Lymph nodes and extranodal lymphoid tissue, spleen and thymus23 Blood and bone marrow
24 Skin25 Osteoarticular and connective tissues
26 Central and peripheral nervous systemsGlossary