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BRS Pathology

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ISBN-10: 0683076086

ISBN-13: 9780683076080

Edition: 1993

Authors: Arthur S. Schneider, Philip A. Szanto

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Now in its updated Third Edition, BRS Pathology is an excellent preparatory review for course exams or the USMLE Step 1. Chapters parallel most standard pathology texts and each chapter ends with a review test. Topics covered include general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology surveying principal disorders of each organ system. A comprehensive examination at the end of the book contains 500 USMLE-format questions. USMLE questions have all been updated to current USMLE format. The text is written in outline format for effective review. Icons indicate high-yield information that correlates with key pathology concepts.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface to the second edition
Cellular Reaction to Injury
Adaptation to environmental stress
Hypoxic cell injury
Free radical injury
Chemical cell injury
Reversible cellular changes and accumulations
Disorders characterized by abnormalities of protein folding
Acute inflammation
Chronic inflammation
Tissue repair
Hemodynamic Dysfunction
Genetic Disorders
Chromosomal disorders
Modes of inheritance of monogenic disorders
Mendelian disorders
Polygenic disorders
Disorders of sexual differentiation
Immune Dysfunction
Cells of the immune system
Complement system
Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system
Mechanisms of immune injury
Transplantation immunology
Immunodeficiency diseases
Connective tissue (collagen) diseases
General characteristics--neoplasia
Classification and nomenclature of tumors
Properties of neoplasms
Carcinogenesis and etiology
Other neoplastic disorders with known DNA defects
Grading and staging
Environmental Pathology
Physical injury
Chemical abuse
Environmental chemical injuries
Adverse effects of therapeutic drugs
Nutritional Disorders
Vascular System
Arterial disorders
Venous disorders
Tumors of blood vessels
Vasculitis syndromes (vasculitides)
Functional vascular disorders
The Heart
Ischemic heart disease (IHD)
Rheumatic fever
Other forms of endocarditis
Valvular heart disease
Congenital heart disease
Diseases of the myocardium
Diseases of the pericardium
Tumors of the heart
Congestive heart failure
Hypertrophy of the heart
General concepts--anemia
Acute post-hemorrhagic anemia
Iron deficiency anemia
Megaloblastic anemias
Anemia of chronic disease
Aplastic anemia
Myelophthisic anemia
Hemolytic anemias
Neoplastic and Proliferative Disorders of the Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Systems
Myeloproliferative diseases
Non-neoplastic lymphoid proliferations
Plasma cell disorders
Lymphoid neoplasms
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Disorders of primary hemostasis
Disorders of secondary hemostasis
Combined primary and secondary hemostatic defects
Respiratory System
Disorders of the upper respiratory tract
Tumors of the upper respiratory tract
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Restrictive pulmonary disease
Pulmonary vascular disease
Pulmonary infection
Miscellaneous disorders of the lungs
Cancers of the lung
Gastrointestinal Tract
Diseases of the mouth and jaw
Diseases of the salivary glands
Diseases of the esophagus
Diseases of the stomach
Diseases of the small intestine
Diseases of the colon
Diseases of the appendix
Liver, Gallabladder, and Exocrine Pancreas
Diseases of the liver
Diseases of the gallbladder
Diseases of the exocrine pancreas
Kidney and Urinary Tract
Congenital anomalies of the urinary tract
Glomerular diseases
Urinary tract obstruction
Infection of the urinary tract and kidney
Tubular and interstitial disorders of the kidney
Diffuse cortical necrosis
Cystic diseases of the kidney
Renal failure
Nonrenal causes of azotemia
Tumors of the kidney, urinary tract, and bladder
Male Reproductive System
Diseases of the penis
Diseases of the testes
Diseases of the prostate
Female Reproductive System and Breast
Vulva and vagina
Uterine cervix
Uterine corpus
Fallopian tubes
Disorders of pregnancy
Endocrine System
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid glands
Adrenal glands
Endocrine pancreas
Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes
Terminology relating to skin diseases
Inflammatory and vesicular lesions
Disorders of pigmentation
Disorders of viral origin
Miscellaneous skin disorders
Skin malignancies
Musculoskeletal System
Diseases of skeletal muscle
Diseases of bone
Diseases of joints
Soft tissue tumors
Nervous System
Congenital disorders
Cerebrovascular disease
Head injuries
Demyelinating diseases
Degenerative diseases
Ocular disorders
Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests (Laboratory Statistics)
General considerations
Sensitivity and specificity
Positive and negative predictive values
Comprehensive Examination