Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology

ISBN : 9780199591633

James Carton
384 Pages
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102 x 182 mm
Pub date
Feb 2012
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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology provides an accessible and easy-to-use handbook for medical students and doctors, which succinctly explains the pathology behind important and common diseases relevant to the whole range of medical and surgical specialties. It covers basic general pathological principles and follows a systems-based approach, highlighting the most common conditions in each area. Macroscopic and microscopic pathological features are described, as well as relevant immunohistochemical, molecular, and genetic information. Up-to-date staging information is provided for all major malignancies, and reference symbols are used to highlight important points and provide quick links between related topics. This essential guide to pathology is an invaluable resource for medical students, pathology trainees, junior doctors, and biomedical scientists.


1. Basic pathology
2. Infectious diseases
3. Vascular pathology
4. Cardiac pathology
5. Respiratory pathology
6. Gastrointestinal pathology
7. Hepatobiliary pathology
8. Pancreatic pathology
9. Renal pathology
10. Urological pathology
11. Gynaecological pathology
12. Breast pathology
13. Endocrine pathology
14. Haematopathology
15. Skin pathology
16. Osteoarticular pathology
17. Neuropathology
18. Multisystem diseases

About the author: 

James Carton, Consultant Histopathologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

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