Key Features

  • A clear, non-technical writing style makes complex concepts more engaging and easier to understand.
  • UNIQUE! DEPPiCT approach helps you study more efficiently by presenting each major disease in format that includes a Disease description, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Pathology, Clinical features, and a short discussion on Therapy or prognosis.
  • More than 500 full-color images reinforce your understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles.
  • Learning objectives and review questions help you identify the most important concepts and assess your understanding of essential principles.
  • Key terms are listed in each chapter and in a comprehensive glossary to help you easily access definitions of terms.
  • Study tools on a companion Evolve website help you review key anatomy and physiology and provide answers to review questions in the text.

Table of Contents

Introduction

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

Glossary

Index

Details

No. of pages:
552
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781437716764
Electronic ISBN:
9781437716498