Master Medicine: General and Systematic Pathology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780080451299, 9780702048142

Master Medicine: General and Systematic Pathology

3rd Edition

Print ISBN: 9780080451299
eBook ISBN: 9780702048142
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 10th October 2008
Page Count: 336


The authors are highly respected professionals in the UK. It is a short, highly readable and well illustrated book on general and systematic pathology, approached from the point of view of what medical students need to know in order to understand the clinical work they will eventually be doing. Includes a great variety of self-assessment, to reinforce the messages and to test understanding – and to help students prepare for exams.

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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