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Robbins Patholog Basis/disease 8E
With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
By Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA; Nelson Fausto, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Jon Aster, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
ISBN 9781416031215 · Hardback · 1464 Pages
Saunders · Published June 2009

"...perfect not only for thoroughly understanding the basis of pathology, but also for looking up specific conditions." (Medical Student Review)
One of the best-selling medical textbooks of all time, this is a "who's who" of pathology experts, providing the most dependable, current, and complete coverage of today's essential pathology knowledge. Student-friendly editing and practical organisation make this the ideal way for you to understand pathology.

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"Remarkably up to date…Provides the reader with a current understanding of disease mechanisms and deserves a place on the shelf of any health care professional, irrespective of specialty or level of training." - JAMA

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"Bound to retain its standing as the definitive source for learning, or relearning, the principles of the pathologic basis of disease." - Advances in Anatomic Pathology

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General Pathology
1. Cellular Responses to Stress and Toxic Insults: Adaptation, Injury, and Death

2. Acute and Chronic Inflammation

3. Tissue Renewal, Repair, and Regeneration

4. Hemodynamic Disorders, Thromboembolic Disease, and Shock

5. Genetic Disorders

6. Diseases of the Immune System

7. Neoplasia

8. Infectious Diseases

9. Environmental and Nutritional Diseases

10. Diseases of Infancy and Childhood

Systemic Pathology: Diseases of Organ Systems

11. Blood Vessels

12. The Heart

13. Diseases of White Blood Cells, Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Thymus

14. Red Blood Cell and Bleeding Disorders

15. The Lung

16. Head and Neck

17. The Gastrointestinal Tract

18. Liver and Biliary Tract

19. The Pancreas

20. The Kidney

21. The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System

22. The 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. The Central Nervous System

29. The Eye


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