General and Systematic Pathology
James Cressee Elphinstone Underwood
Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Medical - 839 pages
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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