This Pocket Companion to Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 8th Edition offers rapid, portable access to the most important pathology facts and concepts. Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD, Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Nelson Fausto, MD, Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, and Jon Aster, MD assemble all of the key data and principles of pathology in a concise, at-a-glance format and fit them into your pocket for quick reference anytime. The result is a superb source for quick answers and an efficient review tool on any aspect of pathology.
Assembles all of the key data and principles you need to know for exams and rotations.
Presents information in a concise, at-a-glance format.
Fits into your pocket, for a convenient reference any time.
Offers abundant page references to the parent text, making additional information easy to find.
New to this Edition
Completely updated to reflect the latest knowledge and techniques across all areas of 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?
?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?
By Richard Mitchell, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; Nelson Fausto, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA and Jon Aster, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA