Introduction to General Pathology / Edition 4

Introduction to General Pathology / Edition 4

by Tim D. Spector, John S. Axford
     
 

This 4th Edition offers an ideal introduction to the mechanisms of disease. This completely updated edition reflects the increased understanding of molecular mechanisms. Provides an excellent background for the subsequent study of system-based pathology.See more details below

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This 4th Edition offers an ideal introduction to the mechanisms of disease. This completely updated edition reflects the increased understanding of molecular mechanisms. Provides an excellent background for the subsequent study of system-based pathology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443048845
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/14/1999
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.39(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Understanding Pathology. Infection: Man and His Symbiotes. The Stabilisation and Breakdown of Symbiosis Between Man and Microbes. Microbial Factors in Symbiosis and Disease. Phagocytosis. Immunity, Antibodies and Complement. The Formation of Antibodies. Immunodeficiency and AIDS. Hypersensitivity. Auto-Immune Disease. Inflammation. The Systemic Response to Injury: Bone Marrow. The Systemic Response to Injury: Fever. The Systemic Response to Injury: Plasma Proteins. The Systemic Response to Injury: Endocrine and Metabolic . The Systemic Response to Injury: Regulation. Chronic Inflammation. Healing and Repair. Atheroma. Thrombosis and Clotting. Embolism and Infarction/ Oedema. Failure of Body Systems. Cell Degeneration, Dysfunction and Death. Dysfunction of Cells of the Blood. Nutritional Pathology. Pathology Caused By Ionizing Radiation. Ageing. Congenital and Inherited Disease. Genetically Determined Disease. Chromosomal Abnormalities. Congential Malformations, Polygenic Inheritance and Fetal Environment. The HLA System, Disease and Transplantation. Gout, Diabetes and Heredity. Hypertrophy, Hyperplasia and Atrophy. Neoplasia. The Propertiesof Cancer Cells. Oncogenesis. Genetic Information and Cancer. Viruses and Cancer. Growth Factors, Hormones and Cancer. Chemicals, Radiation, Environmental Factors and Cancer. Immune Mechanisms and Cancer. Epidemiology of Cancer. Psychosocial Factors in Pathology

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