General and Systematic Pathology

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James Cressee Elphinstone Underwood
Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Medical - 839 pages
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This highly acclaimed textbook-written specifically for students of medicine and related health science subjects-progresses from a review of general pathology principles and disease mechanisms through detailed discussions of the pathologic entities associated with each organ system. Nearly 700 full-color photographs and pathology slides bring the content to life. The 4th Edition features extensive updates throughout to reflect the latest discoveries in cellular and molecular pathology, and offers a new web site that presents self-assessment material and illustrated clinical case studies.

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  • Begins each organ system chapter with a brief review of normal structure and function, emphasizing aspects that are important to an understanding of the subsequently discussed disease processes.
  • Offers a superb collection of clinical photographs, histopathology images, and graphics-724 in all, 684 in full color-that richly depict the appearance of both healthy and diseased tissues.

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  • Reflects all of the latest advances in pathology knowledge, particularly with respect to molecular/genetic mechanisms.
  • Features input from an expanded International Advisory Board to ensure that the coverage is accessible, complete, clinically relevant, and up to date.
  • Provides a new companion web site that contains richly illustrated clinical case studies and self-assessment exercises.

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