Crash Course Pathology, 5th Edition
Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.
A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.
Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package.
Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of pathology will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you!
- Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time
- Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success
- Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information
- Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know
- Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast
1 Introduction to pathology
2 Postmortem pathology
3 Inflammation, repair and cell death
5 Infectious disease
6 Molecular pathology
7 Pathology of the nervous system
8 Pathology of the head and neck
9 Pathology of the cardiovascular system
10 Pathology of the respiratory system
11 Pathology of the gastrointestinal system
12 Pathology of the hepatopancreaticobiliary system
13 Pathology of the kidney and urinary tract
14 Pathology of the endocrine system
15 Pathology of the reproductive system
16 Pathology of the musculoskeletal system
17 Pathology of the blood and immune system
18 Pathology of the skin
Single best answer (SBA) questions
Extended-matching questions (EMQs)
Olivia Mckinney, BA, MBBS, FRCPath, Consultant HIstopathologist, Kings College Hospital, London UK. and Isabel Woodman, MA (Cantab), MSc, MBBS, FRCPath, Histopathology Registrar, Kent, Surrey, Sussex Deanery, London UK.