Key Features

    • Basic anatomy and physiology included at the beginning of each chapter – excellent preparation or refresher to the study of the related pathology
    • Clinical features of key conditions allows students to relate the pathology to the living patient

    • Worked case studies highlight the process of differential diagnosis
    • Chapters structured to facilitate self-directed leaning activities
    • Clinical correlation exercises
    • Mnemonics to aid study
    • Full colour throughout

     

    Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    896
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby Australia
    Print ISBN:
    9780729539302
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729579308

    About the author

    Nicholas Vardaxis

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Executive General Manager, Courses and Quality, Open Universities Australia