Philip Cagle, Lisa Yerian, Luan Truong
254 pages, $95, CAP (2015)
Posted January 3, 2017
Approximately 30,000 solid organ transplants are performed in the US each year, and biopsies from these patients are seen in community practice as well as in academic medical centers. Atlas of Transplant Pathology serves as a handy resource for practical interpretation of solid organ transplant biopsies and other specimens by general pathologists as well as subspecialists.
Dennis Kasper, Anthony Fauci, Stephen Hauser, Dan Longo, J. Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo
20th Edition, 3,000 pages, 1,000+ illus, $249 list, McGraw-Hill (2018)
Posted October 23, 2018
The definitive guide to internal medicine is more essential than ever with the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, state-of-the art radiographic images, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, hundreds of demonstrative full-color drawings, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms. Recognized by healthcare professionals worldwide as the leading authority on applied pathophysiology and clinical medicine, Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine gives you the informational foundation you need to provide the best patient care possible.
Lewis Hassell, Michael Talbert and Jane Pine Wood
314 pages, 4 illus, $129 list, Springer (2015)
Posted August 1, 2015
Listed under: other; Textbook chapters: Laboratory Administration / Management of Pathology Practices
The authors discuss useful tools and tricks of the trade in pathology practice management. In-depth chapters on coding and billing by nationally known consultant Dennis Padget will prepare you to evaluate coding and billing practices. Noted law experts Jane Pine Wood and Amelia Larsen, attorneys at McDonald Hopkins, highlight key issues in employment, insurance, and hospital contracts and provide examples of how to deal with tricky issues. Sections on human resources and group dynamics take on the vexing issues that people bring to work. Finally, the authors identify current trends and reason how these might play out.
15th ed, 84 pages, $35, CAP (2017)
Posted March 17, 2017
So You're Going to Collect a Blood Specimen is a basic instructional text and functional reference guide for phlebotomy. This well-illustrated manual provides step-by-step instruction for obtaining blood by venipuncture and skin puncture from adult and pediatric patients. Blood smears, blood cultures, and neonatal screening procedures are also included, as is the order of draw for different procedures, with the goal of obtaining a quality specimen and avoiding specimen rejection. Both routine collections and those with special circumstances are covered. Safety, including standard precautions, sterility, competency assessment, and quality assurance, is emphasized throughout.
353 pages, $123, Other (2017)
Posted July 18, 2017
This book is a concise textbook of iatrogenic pathology. Chapters cover iatrogenesis relevant to a broad range of medical subspecialties (cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology, neurology, endocrinology and much more). The book presents an introduction to iatrogenesis which is followed by chapter-wise descriptions of iatrogenic lesions (lesions due to adverse drug reactions, lesions occurring during diagnosis and consequences of various therapeutic interventions) of the organs and systems of the body. This textbook is a handy resource on iatrogenic pathology for medical students and working professionals (clinical and nursing staff) involved in a range of medical subspecialties.
Marilyn Bui, Katherine Galagan
94 pages, $50, CAP (2016)
Posted January 3, 2017
The Healing Art of Pathology focuses on the discipline of pathology as seen through the lens of art. The artwork and stories presented in the book celebrate the courage of patients, the compassion of physicians, and the strength of the human spirit.