Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology E-Book

Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology E-Book

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Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology, 5th Edition, by Barbara Young, BSc, Med Sci(Hons), PhD, MB, BChir, MRCP, FRCPA, Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Hons), FRCPath and William Stewart, BSc (Hons), MBChB, PhD, DipFMS, FRCPath is a pathology resource that offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject first by covering fundamental pathological processes and then addressing the common diseases encountered in systems pathology. Hundreds of high-quality images illustrate the essential features of pathology and make it easy to make definitive comparisons to your own lab samples, while concise captions enable you to quickly and easily understand key points.  Wheater's Basic Pathology is an excellent companion resource for users of Wheater's Functional Histology, Wheater's Review of Histology, and Basic Pathology, or Robbins and Cotran Pathology Flash Cards.

  • This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.
    • Offers discussions of basic pathological processes as well as coverage of common diseases encountered in systems pathology for a complete review.
    • Includes comprehensive updates, with relevant molecular pathology issues explained in the context of the clinical presentation, the treatment implications, and the underlying pathological processes
    • Presents nearly 650 images of the highest quality that vividly and clearly illustrate the essential features of pathology and enable you to make definitive comparisons to your own lab views.
    • Features concise text that distills basic and complex information into a coherent explanation to help you understand key points quickly and easily.
    • Provides keys to the lettering in images at the bottom of each page, saving you time in reviewing figures.
    • Serves as a companion text to Wheater’s Functional Histology, 5th Edition, offering a comparison of normal histology with the pathological changes in disease.
    • Features a short review section at the end of each chapter covering the key point of the chapter in brief form for the perfect pairing of reference and review.
    • Includes online access to Student Consult where you'll find the complete text and illustrations from the book, fully searchable • and additional USMLE-style questions for self assessment
    • Provides additional colored text boxes with clinical-pathological correlations that explain the relevance of the pathological processes underlying common diseases and their complications.


    • Features online access to Evolve Resources including a high-resolution image bank with all the illustrations, figures and tables from the book, and a test bank.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781437728750
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 12/15/2009
    Series: Wheater's Histology and Pathology
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 338
    File size: 45 MB
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    About the Author

    Geraldine O’Dowd is a Consultant Diagnostic Pathologist for Lanarkshire NHS Board and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Glasgow. Geraldine lead the author team on the most recent edition of Wheater’s Pathology, as well as being both a previous author on the 5th edition of that title and an author on the 6th edition of Wheater’s Functional Histology

    Table of Contents

    Preface to the fifth edition vii

    Preface to the first edition viii

    Acknowledgements ix

    Dedication x


    1. Introduction 2
    2. Acute inflammation, hearing and repair 12
    3. Chronic inflammation 27
    4. Infections of histological importance 37
    5. Amyloidosis 54
    6. Disorders of growth 59
    7. Dysplasia and neoplasia 65
    8. Atherosclerosis 86
    9. Thrombosis and embolism 95
    10. Infarction 103

    12. Cardiovascular system 112
    13. Respiratory system 126
    14. Gastrointestinal system 140
    15. Liver and pancreaticobiliary system 164
    16. Urinary system 177
    17. Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems 197
    18. Female reproductive system 216
    19. Breast 236
    20. Male reproductive system 246
    21. Endocrine system 254
    22. Skin 266
    23. Bone and soft tissues 281
    24. Nervous system 298

    Appendix 1 -- Notes on commonly used staining methods 316

    Appendix 2 -- Glossary of Pathological Terms 318

    Index 323

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