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Wheater's Basic Pathology: A Text, Atlas and Review of Histopathology, 5th Edition Edition
with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By Barbara Young, BSc, Med Sci(Hons), PhD, MB, BChir, MRCP, FRCPA, Geraldine O'Dowd, BSc(Hons), MBChB(Hons), MRCPath and William Stewart, BSc, MBChB, PhD, DipFMS, MRCPath

ISBN 978-0-443-06797-6
Copyright: 2010

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. New online access via Student Consult further enhances your study of the material with additional valuable content including USMLE-style questions and much more. 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.

Extra Features On 

       Image Library
       Integration Links
       150 USMLE-Style Questions
       Online Chapter-by-Chapter Summary Review Sections


Key Features

  • 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.

New to this Edition

  • 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.
  • FOR FACULTY
  • 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.

Table of contents:

Preface to the fifth edition vii

Preface to the first edition viii

Acknowledgements ix

Dedication x

PART 1 BASIC PATHOLOGICAL PROCESSES 1

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

PART 2 BASIC SYSTEMS PATHOLOGY 111

11. Cardiovascular system 112

12. Respiratory system 126

13. Gastrointestinal system 140

14. Liver and pancreaticobiliary system 164

15. Urinary system 177

16. Lymphoid and haematopoietic systems 197

17. Female reproductive system 216

18. Breast 236

19. Male reproductive system 246

20. Endocrine system 254

21. Skin 266

22. Bone and soft tissues 281

23. 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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