May 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
Instant Pathology is the latest addition to the Instant series of basic science revision aids. It presents the fundamental pathological information needed for clinical practice in an easily accessible dip-in format.
Each topic is concisely displayed in a double-page spread and is
broken into two sections. The first covers general pathology and
processes; the second is split into organ-specific pathology.
- junior doctors and MRCP / MRCS candidates
- medical students on clinical attachments
- nurses and other allied health professionals
List of abbreviations.
1: General histopathology.
Repair (healing) and regeneration.
Neoplasia and carcinogenesis.
Cell cycle and apoptosis.
Tissue sampling and biopsy.
Tissue fixation and preparation.
Tissue examination and observation.
Genetics in disease.
Using the histopathology department.
2: Vascular pathology.
Thrombosis and embolism.
Atheroma and atherosclerosis.
Arteritis and vasculitis.
Myocarditis and cardiomyopathy.
3: Respiratory pathology.
Pneumonia and lower respiratory tract infection.
Fibrotic lung disease.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Malignant bronchogenic tumours.
Other respiratory tumours.
4: Gastrointestinal pathology.
Peptic ulcer disease and gastritis.
Inflammatory small bowel diseases.
Gallstones and related gallbladder pathologies.
Alcoholic liver disease.
Non alcoholic cirrhosis.
5: Genitourinary pathology.
Urinary epithelial tumours.
6: Breast pathology.
Abnormalities of Normal Development and Involution (ANDI).
Other benign breast disorders.
7: Gynaecological pathology.
Endometrial hyperplasia and neoplasms.
Ovarian epithelial tumours.
Ovarian non-epithelial tumours.
8: Endocrine pathology.
Non-neoplastic adrenal disease.
Neoplastic adrenocortical disorders.
Neoplastic adrenomedullary disorders.
Non neoplastic thyroid disease.
Parathyroid and multiple endocrine disorders.
9: Bone pathology.
Inflammatory bone diseases.
Benign bone tumours.
Malignant bone tumours.
10: Skin pathology.
Benign skin diseases.
Benign skin tumours.
Malignant skin tumours.
Neurologic vascular events.
Peripheral nervous system tumours.
Benign intracranial tumours.
Malignant central nervous system tumours.
12: Rheumatological/immunological pathology.
Other autoimmune arthritides.
Bryan F. Warren Consultant Gastrointestinal Pathologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Oxford, UK
- Completes the trio of Instant basic sciences
- Each topic concisely presented in double-page spread
- Broken into two sections: general pathological process and
- Concentrates on key topics for finals and college
- Neil Borley has contributed to a number of Blackwell medical student titles
"Short bursts of text and lots of bullet points make absorbing
the information child's play." SHO, University Hospital
"Excellent format for quick assimilation of knowledge." SHO,
West Middlesex University Hospital
"The definitions and epidemiological facts are clear and
concisely written." Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology,
"Instant Pathology is a really simple book that gives you
the basic information you need for last minute revision...It is
easy to read with short sections on each disease. It has a clear
layout making learning quick and easy" Medical Student, Oxford
“A quick reference for…students…Written in a
student-friendly way, this book will be most useful to senior
medical students who wish to review pathology.”
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