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Description: The Case Files series is an award-winning learning system proven to improve exam scores. This series helps you to learn in the context of real patients instead of simply memorizing. "Case Files: Pathology: Second Edition" presents 50+ clinical cases with open-ended questions which weave basic science concepts into the clinical scenario. Each case includes an extended discussion (including definitions and a pathophysiology discussion), key points, and 3-5 USMLE-style comprehension questions. The authors are experienced teachers from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine.
Description: This book contains a collection of reviews and original papers that illustrate the relevance of flow cytometry for the study of specific diseases and clinical evaluations. The book is intended to give newcomers a helpful introduction, but also to provide experienced flow cytometrists with novel insights and a better understanding of clinical cytometry.
Description: This book sets out to demonstrate all aspects of laboratory work that pertain to pregnancy, providing useful background detail for clinicians. Each chapter is written by an author with a particular interest in the subject and is thorough and well referenced. Offers guidance to using and interpreting laboratory testing in pregnant women. Reviews normal physiological and biochemical changes occuring in pregnancy as evaluates numerous pathological states.
Description: Malaria causes more death and disease than any other parasitic pathogen known today. This multiauthored text covers the important areas of malaria research, particularly focusing on those sectors which are of clinical importance for the understanding of the disease, the parasite, and its vector. The chapter authors are all leading experts within their own particular fields. The biology and molecular biology of the parasite, the clinical spectrum of the disease, the pathogenesis of malaria, and the immunology and emergence of malaria vaccines are some examples of the scientific spheres that are discussed. The book is suitable as a text for graduate students and clinicians as well as researchers at universities and companies involved in treating or studying infectious diseases.
Description: A DAVIS'S NOTES BOOK! Don't be without this quick and portable reference tool for explaining, preparing, and caring for patients before, during, and after common lab and diagnostic testing.
Description: Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology delivers the authoritative guidance you need to overcome virtually any challenge in surgical pathology. Recognized globally for his unmatched expertise, preeminent specialist Juan Rosai, MD brings you state-of-the-art coverage of the latest advancements in immunohistochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, prognostic/predictive markers, and much more - equipping you to effectively and efficiently diagnose the complete range of neoplastic and non-neoplastic entities. And now, with online access at www.expertconsult.com, you can easily search the contents of this 2-volume masterwork online and download more than 3,300 detailed images. Efficiently review the clinical presentation, gross and microscopic features, ultrastructural and immunohistochemical findings, differential diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis for virtually every pathologic entity. Compare your findings to more than 3,300 outstanding illustrations that capture the characteristic presentation of every type of lesion. Avoid diagnostic pitfalls using Dr. Rosai's expert observations on what to look for, what to be careful about, and which presentations can be misleading. Find quick answers on tumor staging, quality control procedures, and the handling of gross specimens through valuable appendices. Search the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com and download all 3,300+ images, most in full color. Make optimal use of all the very latest advances including our increased understanding of the genetic basis of inherited and acquired disease, the newest molecular genetic and immunohistochemical techniques, and the most recent WHO disease classification schemes. The new edition of Rosai is the definitive go to authoritative book for all aspects of surgical pathology.
Description: Intended for busy practitioners, Pulmonary Pathology is a pithy, pocket-sized guide to all of the key pulmonology entities and diagnoses that pulmonologists see in daily practice. It addresses non-neoplastic conditions including Infections, Granulomatous Diseases, Acute Lung Injury, Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias, Vasculitis, Histiocytoses, Lung Pathology in Systemic Diseases, Transplant-Related Lung Pathology, and Miscellaneous Non-Neoplastic Conditions. Neoplasia entities include Benign Epithelial Neoplasia, Pre-Invasive Neoplasia, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Neuroendocrine Neoplasia, Other Epithelial Neoplasia, Mesenchymal Neoplasia, Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Pleural Tumors, Metastatic Tumors, and Tumor-Like Conditions. The book features a bulleted format replete with illustrations for quick information retrieval. It will be a handy summary and quick reference for pulmonary pathology residents and will serve as a portable refresher course for more experienced pathologists. The Demos Surgical Pathology Guides series presents in summary and visual form the basic knowledge base that every practicing pathologist needs each working day. Series volumes cover the major specialty areas of surgical pathology, and coverage emphasizes the key entities and diagnoses that pathologists will see in practice, and that they must know whether in training or practice. The emphasis is on the basic morphology with newer techniques represented where they are frequently used. The series provides a handy summary and quick reference that any pathology resident or fellow will find useful. Experienced practitioners will find the series valuable as a portable refresher course or review tool.
Description: An authoritative guide to the histological and genetic typing of human tumors of the digestive system. Prepared by 113 experts from 17 countries, the book covers neoplasms of the entire gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary system, and exocrine pancreas. In view of their increasingly recognized importance, inherited tumor syndromes involving the digestive system are also described. Over 2200 references are included in this authoritative international tool. The book is organized according to ten groups of tumors. Each tumor is introduced with a concise definition and discussion of nomenclature, followed by a summary of what is known about its epidemiology, aetiology, clinical features, macroscopic and microscopic appearance, genetic susceptibility, genetic alterations, and prognosis and predictive factors. Distinctive features are further characterized through the inclusion of over 700 color photographs, numerous magnetic resonance and ultrasound images, charts, and CT scans. The book provides an international standard for oncologists, gastroenterologists, and pathologists and will be an especially useful guide in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series. Pathology and Genetics of Tumors of the Digestive System
Description: Making a psychiatric diagnosis in children can be challenging: some clinicians say the incidence of some childhood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and ADHD, is over-diagnosed while others saying they are undiagnosed, undertreated, and are a large burden on society. The drug treatment of child psychiatric disorders can also be controversial in children and adolescents. This book fulfills the need for an objective, clinically relevant source to dispel this confusion. Clinical Child Psychiatry is a textbook of current clinical practice in child and adolescent psychiatry. It is designed as a reference for clinicians that is both easily usable and authoritative, a “chairside” reference for the consultation room. The book has a companion website with questions to facilitate learning.
Description: If you’re looking to deepen your understanding of kidney disease, look no further than Heptinstall’s Pathology of the Kidney, 7th Edition. Authored by the world’s most accomplished renal pathologists, this image-rich text conveys the intricacies and comprehensiveness of renal disease, offering powerful diagnostic and treatment recommendations from decades of clinical research. Stay up to date on the cutting edge of kidney research and treatment and offer your patients the best therapeutic options and preventative measures available today with this all-inclusive two volume set.