This highly practical guide helps pathology professionals quickly and accurately describe surgical and autopsy specimens as they perform gross dissection. It helps clinicians and medical students interpret pathology reports easily and exactly. Gross Pathology Handbook provides a comprehensive list of 166 gross descriptive terms paired with images of gross specimens. Each listing includes a brief commentary describing the gross appearance, the underlying disease process and commonly affected tissues. Christopher Horn and Dr. Christopher Naugler lay the framework for a standardized method of description, resulting in easier interpretation of reports by clinicians and improved communication among healthcare providers. This edition includes a cross-referenced index and lay-flat binding for easy use in the lab.
With other texts written at either too high or too low a level, this book meets the needs of PTA students for usable, understandable pathology related to clinical application. Extensively illustrated, this book allows students to more easily comprehend and maintain interest in otherwise complicated pathological processes. The fourteen chapter format effectively fits within a chapter per week course structure, or each chapter may be used as a stand alone module within any course.And as your students prepare to graduate, encourage them to keep this book to use as a clinically relevant reference as practicing PTAs!
From the archives of the quarterly journal, Ayurveda Today, published since 1988, this is a compilation of Vasant Lad's best articles on Ayurvedic remedies for both common and complex health problems. A must-have for the Ayurvedic practitioner, these clear, concise articles put forth a path to health and well-being for the layperson as well. With almost twice the number of articles as the first, the new edition has 30 in-depth articles on common medical conditions including diabetes, headaches, and chronic fatigue syndrome presented from the perspective of Ayurvedic medicine. These articles talk about classic remedies such as herbal therapies, yoga postures, diet, and panchakarma therapies. Learn natural ways to support other therapies and improve your overall health and well-being. This unique compendium is a testament to the relevance of Ayurveda in our modern world. Applying time-honored insights from this ancient science, it establishes an approach to disease management that is free from unwanted side effects. This book has arisen from Vasant Lad's decades of clinical and classroom experience. By elucidating the fundamental imbalances behind a range of diseases, these articles guide practitioners towards addressing causes, alleviating symptoms and eliminating the conditions that allow a disease to reoccur. They will inspire valuable insights in the hearts of those wishing to manage these diseases that are so prevalent in our current age.
Diagnostic Pathology: Placenta is designed not only for practicing pathologists and pathologists-in-training, but for anyone interested in fields related to placental pathology. Comprehensive yet easily accessible, this medical reference book provides clear and concise information on topics including gross and microscopic changes of the placenta, common diagnoses, and placental evaluation in special circumstances. Approaches placental pathology from multiple lenses, including basic gross and microscopic changes; showcases diagnoses with important clinical correlations; and explains key features of the exam in specific obstetric scenarios, such as growth restriction, preeclampsia, or multiple gestations.Essential information is distilled into a succinct, bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning.Provides necessary reference charts and sample templates for gross and microscopic evaluation. Highlights recent critical diagnoses in placental pathology, such as fetal thrombotic vasculopathy or placental maturation defect.Provides unmatched coverage of congenital infections and the pathological examination of the cesarean and post-partum hysterectomy specimen.Includes correlations and illustrations of relevant fetal organ pathology for diagnosis in cases of fetal or neonatal demise.Comes with Amirsys eBook Advantage™, an eBook featuring expanded content, additional images, and fully searchable text.
This book is a compilation of high-yield, at-a-glance summaries of immunohistochemistry, special stains, grading systems, molecular markers, tumor syndromes, and selected morphologic and clinical references. It is intended for use as a quick reference or "peripheral brain" while at the microscope (or when cramming for the boards). The book has a unique, easy-to-navigate format: tables and diagrams accompanied by brief, to-the-point explanatory text. The authors are early-career pathologists who compiled this book for pathologists-in-training, but the information will be equally relevant to the practicing pathologist.
"[AN] ENGROSSING LOOK BEHIND THE HEADLINES OF NOTORIOUS HOMICIDES."―PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (STARRED REVIEW)In this clear-eyed, gritty, and enthralling narrative, Dr. Vincent Di Maio and veteran crime writer Ron Franscell guide us behind the morgue doors to tell a fascinating life story through the cases that have made Di Maio famous―from the exhumation of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald to the complex issues in the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.Beginning with his street-smart Italian origins in Brooklyn, the book spans forty years of work and more than nine thousand autopsies, and Di Maio’s eventual rise into the pantheon of forensic scientists. One of the country’s most methodical and intuitive criminal pathologists will dissect himself, maintaining a nearly continuous flow of suspenseful stories, revealing anecdotes, and enough macabre insider details to rivet the most fervent crime fans.
The WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours is the ninth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumors. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, macroscopy, pathology, genetics, and prognosis and predictive factors. The book, prepared by 135 authors from 35 countries, contains more than 600 color images and tables, and more than 2700 references.This book is in the series commonly referred to as the "Blue Book" series.
The Sixth Edition of Anatomy & Pathology: The World’s Best Anatomical Charts features 52 new and updated anatomical charts created by some of the world's best medical illustrators. This reference is an essential addition to every library, whether you are a health professional, student, or interested consumer. These anatomical charts show the human body in a format that provides a clear and visual understanding of human anatomy, physiology, and diseases. Medical terminology and easy-to-understand supporting text are printed directly on each chart so you never have to refer to a separate key card or manual. The convenient size and format make it ideal for studying, patient consultation or quick reference.Systems of the Body: 12Structures of the Body:16Diseases, Disorders and Conditions: 2458 pages52 full color chartssize 10" x 12"Spiral bound, soft cover
Part of the in-depth and practical Pattern Recognition series, Practical Pulmonary Pathology, 3rd Edition, helps you accurately identify and interpret neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lungs by using a pattern-based approach. Leading diagnosticians in pulmonary pathology guide you from a histological pattern, through the appropriate work-up, around the pitfalls, and to the best diagnosis. Superb, full-color illustrations capture key pathological patterns for a full range of common and rare conditions, and a "visual index" at the beginning of the book directs you to the exact location of in-depth diagnostic guidance.A user-friendly design color-codes patterns to specific entities, and key points are summarized in tables, charts, and graphs so you can quickly and easily find what you are looking for.Sweeping content updates keep you at the forefront of recent findings regarding pulmonary hypertension, pediatric lung disease, and all major neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the lung. An online virtual microscope provides access to more than 150 digital slides. A new chapter on Pulmonary Function Testing for Pathologists brings you up to date with relevant aspects of these key tests. Improved pattern call-outs are now linked directly within the chapter, reinforcing the patterns for more efficient and complete understanding. Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.