Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology E-Book

Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology E-Book

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Overview

This easy-to-use new edition of Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology helps you effectively master the most important principles and facts in pathology. More than 1,100 questions—many new to this edition—reinforce the fundamentals of gross and microscopic pathology as well as the latest findings in molecular biology and genetics. Based on two of the best-selling, most authoritative pathology textbooks—Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 8th Edition and Basic Pathology, 8th Edition—Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology, 3rd Edition is an ideal aid for coursework, self-assessment, and examinations, including the USMLE Step 1 examination in pathology.
  • Offers questions in the clinical vignette style, emphasizing problem solving over rote memorization. Presented in both single-best-answer and extended-matching formats, they reflect levels of difficulty that prepare you for examinations.
  • Provides an answer and a detailed explanation for every question at the end of each chapter.
  • Includes page references and a parallel organization to both Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease and Robbins Basic Pathology, making additional information easy to locate.
  • Presents correlative laboratory, radiologic, and physical diagnostic data to enhance your understanding of pathophysiology and integrate pathology with other medical disciplines.
  • Uses numerous full-color illustrations to test your diagnostic skills.
  • Delivers a final comprehensive exam of 50 questions on random exam topics that mimic the USMLE Step 1.
  • Features new questions that reflect today’s hot topics in pathology, keeping you up to date.
  • Includes many new illustrations to enhance visual guidance.
  • Uses a new chapter arrangement to conform to the new Table of Contents in Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 8th Edition, for easier cross referencing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455703807
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/14/2009
Series: Robbins Pathology
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Dr Vinay Kumar has been part of the Faculty at the Department of Biotechnology, Savitribai Phule Pune University since 2009. He received his PhD in Biotechnology and his research interests include stress molecular biology, natural products, plant biotechnology and environmental biotechnology. He has published 39 articles, edited 4 books and contributed to 17 book chapters.

Table of Contents

UN I T I General Pathology

1 The Cell as a Unit of Health and Disease

2 Cellular Pathology

3 Inflammation and Repair

4 Hemodynamic Disorders

5 Genetic Disorders

6 Immune System Diseases

7 Neoplastic Disorders

8 Infectious Diseases

9 Environmental and Nutritional Diseases

10 Diseases of Infancy and Childhood

U N I T II Diseases of Organ Systems

11 Blood Vessels

12 The Heart

13 Hematopathology of White Blood Cells

14 Hematopathology of Red Blood Cells and Bleeding Disorders

15 The Lung

16 Head and Neck

17 Gastrointestinal Tract

18 Liver and Biliary Tract

19 Pancreas

20 Kidney

21 The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System

22 Female Genital Tract

23 The Breast

24 The Endocrine System

25 The Skin

26 Bones, Joints, and Soft-Tissue Tumors

27 Peripheral Nerve and Skeletal Muscle

28 Central Nervous System

29 The Eye

30 Final Review and Assessment

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