Master Medicine: General and Systematic Pathology

3rd Edition


  • Paul Bass
  • Susan Burroughs
  • Norman Carr
  • Claire Way
    • Print ISBN 9780080451299
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    • Concise synoptic (not telegraphic text).
    • Appropriate self-assessment material.
    • Only covers core, so student knows the whole book is essential.
    • Includes key objectives.
    • Contains simple and memorable diagrams for reproduction in exams.
    • Ideal for learning as well as examination review, specifically trying to stimulate the student into assessing his/her own knowledge.
    • The books in the seies both complement other available major texts, but also contain enough material to stand in the own right.
    • Provides examination practice.
    • Part of co-ordinated series.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1: General Pathology

    Pathology, health and disease. The diagnostic process: from clinical reasoning to molecular biology. Cell growth and adaptation. Cell injury. Cascades, haemostasis and shock. Atherosclerosis and thrombosis. The immune system 1. The immune system 2. Inflammation. Healing and repair. Differentiation, growth disorders and neoplasia. Classification of neoplasms. Cell and tissue degeneration and accumulation.

    Part 2: Systematic Pathology

    Cardiovascular system. Respiratory tract. Upper gastrointestinal tract. Lower gastrointestinal tract. Liver, biliary tract and exocrine pancreas. Endocrine system. Female breast. Female genital tract. Male genital tract. Urinary tract. Lymphoreticular system. Bones and soft tissue. Skin. Nervous system.


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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the editors

    Paul Bass

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Histopathology and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK

    Susan Burroughs

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Histopathology, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury, UK

    Norman Carr

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Anatomical Pathology

    Claire Way

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Histopathology, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK