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Netter's Illustrated Human Pathology


Netter's Atlas of Human Pathology is a visually vibrant approach to help students gain critical insight into the structure-function relationships and the pathological basis of human disease. It provides clear and succinct representations of common human diseases by relating anatomical changes to the functional and clinical manifestations of disease and their underlying causes and mechanisms. Features more than 380 classic Netter and new Netter-sytle images, gross and microscopic photographs and tables.

The book consists of 12 organ-specific chapters - each containing precisely rendered illustrations of pathological processes and diseases accompanied by relevant text to expand knowledge and clarify understanding. Comparative data about similar disease processes are summarized in tables.

Netter's Illustrated Human Pathology The Atlas offers a superb complement to more comprehensive textbooks and presentations of pathology, including course syllabi. It can also be used as an adjunct for study of gross and microscopic pathology specimens in laboratory exercises, and makes a great review resource for students, medical residents, physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Table of Contents

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Key Features

    • Beginning with a concise summary of the various pathological processes and diseases, each chapter consists of illustrations of pathological processes and diseases accompanied by concise text aimed at clarifying and expanding the information presented in the illustrations.
    • Incorporates more than 380 Netter images, gross and microscopic photographs
    • Includes numerous tables - a total of 452 figures and 255 slides
    • Offers a superb complement to more comprehensive textbooks of pathology

Published Reviews

    "As to be expected, this book is of the same caliber as the remainder of the Netter works. Humans are prone to think, dream, and remember in terms of pictures. Thus, it makes sense that students can learn better and faster with explanations given in pictorial format. As medical school curricula continue to adopt an organ-based system approach, this book, a natural complement to this style, will be used by students for years to come." - Doody's Book Review Service

Author Information

    By Maximilian L. Buja, MD; and Gerhard R. F. Krueger

Customer Reviews

  • Paperback
  • 556 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 15/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-929007-45-5
  • Copyright: 2005