Books for Pathologists
Revised: 18 April 2013
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By author New books Top books 2011
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Pathology Books: general surgical pathology anatomy autopsy bioterrorism board review breast cardiovascular cytopathology dermatopathology electron microscopy endocrine eye forensic GI GU grossing gynecologic head and neck hematopathology histology history IHC immunology informatics kidney lab medicine law liver lung mediastinum/serosa medical dictionaries medical writing microbiology molecular muscle neuropathology oncology other parasitology pediatric placenta soft tissue & bone statistics stem cells transfusion
Dermatology Books: cosmetic dermoscopy general infectious pediatric surgery tumors
Collins: Special Autopsy Dissections
By Kim Collins
2010 (1st ed), 50 pages, $40 list
Pathologists learning autopsy technique and even those with extensive autopsy experience will find Special Autopsy Dissections a handy guide to the performance of special dissections that are seldom or only periodically performed. The book is especially useful for cases involving unexplained cardiac death, intravascular air, thromboemboli, portal hypertension, deaths in custody, sexual assault, neuromuscular disorders, ocular abnormalities, middle ear disorders, long bone examination, jaw removal for identification, and rare cases in which deep examination of the face is required. Tips are also provided for autopsy-related procedures such as obtaining fingerprints, defleshing bone, and many other topics.
Finkbeiner: Autopsy Pathology: A Manual and Atlas
By Walter Finkbeiner
2009 (2nd ed), 441 pages, 410 illus, $179 list
This how-to guide presents today's most complete coverage of performing, interpreting, and reporting post-mortem examinations. In addition to discussing the basics of the specialty, this lasting and useful reference features information on the performance of specialized autopsy procedures.
Gilbert-Barness: Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology
By Enid Gilbert-Barness
2010, 546 pages, 400 illus, $259 list
A comprehensive reference guide to the successful performance of pediatric autopsies and to the optimal recognition and interpretation of their pathologic findings. The authors cover such major developmental disorders as hydrops, chromosomal defects, and congenital abnormalities, metabolic disorders, and review the major organ systems. Additional chapters address sudden infant death, cytogenetics, the medical and forensic autopsy, special procedures, cultures and infection control, and biological hazards at the autopsy. Numerous standard reference tables, copious illustrations and drawings, and an appendix at the end of each chapter provide a wealth of practical information and bibliographic citations.
Gerszten: Atlas of Paleopathology:
Autopsies in South American Mummies
By Enrique Gerszten
2012 (1st ed), 127 pages, $35 list
Atlas of Paleopathology: Autopsies in South American Mummies documents 40 years’ experience in excavating and examining mummified remains in South America, initially under the auspices of the National Geographic Society and later through the Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Virginia Campus, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. The numerous images presented represent a multidisciplinary study comprising pathologists, anthropologists, and archaeologists investigating pre-Colombian civilizations from the regions that are today Peru and Chile.
Houser: The Operated Heart at Autopsy
By Stuart Houser
2009 (1st ed), 238 pages, 91 illus, $159 list
The Operated Heart at Autopsy addresses the need of pathologists in practice and, especially, in training to achieve a new level of competence in dealing, at the time of autopsy, with the anatomic complexity of a heart that has undergone previous surgical treatment, whether that treatment occurred in the recent or remote past.
Rutty: Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice
By Guy Rutty
2013, 184 pages, 119 illus, $189 list
Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice is the fifth volume in the Essentials in Autopsy Practice series, covering topics of current and future interest. Designed to keep all involved in the investigation of death abreast of changes within the field, this volume covers a wide range of topical areas which can be encountered around the world. Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Innovations, Updates and Advances in Practice covers death by drowning; deaths from extreme temperature; the radioactive autopsy; chemical contamination and the autopsy; blast injuries; forensic odontology identification; and determination of the force used to cause an injury.
Rutty: Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Recent Advances, Topics and Developments
By Guy Rutty
2011, 237 pages, $145 list
Essentials of Autopsy Practice updates the modern pathologist on issues related to the autopsy. This volume contains topical chapters on the pathology of shock, religious attitudes to death, incised wounds, radiological investigations, metabolic disorders in childhood, maternal deaths, body alterations and piercings which are comprehensive, unique and educational. It brings the literature together into a modern, up-to-date review of the subject, each authored by experts in their field. It comprises the most recent developments in current autopsy practice making the book unique and exceptional - a valuable aid for the bench top, autopsy suite, laboratory or library. A hands-on reference book, Essentials of Autopsy Practice is of interest to both trainees and consultants in all sub-branches of pathology including forensic pathology. It can also be used by non-medical staff involved in the dead, such as nurses, police, lawyers and bereavement officers.
Rutty: Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Volume 1
By Guy Rutty
2011, 256 pages, $99 list
Essentials of Autopsy Practice is dedicated to updating the modern pathologist on the issues related to the autopsy. This first volume contains 12 topical chapters which are not covered in any other text. It comprises the most recent developments in current autopsy and relevant subjects that have not yet been covered in current autopsy textbooks. This is what makes this book exceptional in its field. The book will be of interest to both trainees and consultants in all sub-branches of pathology including forensic pathology. The subject matter will also appeal to other areas of clinical medicine and will make a good reference book.
Sheaff: Post Mortem Technique Handbook
By Michael Sheaff
2013 (2nd ed), 466 pages, 128 illus, $179 list
Contains thorough explanations and descriptions Offers clear informative diagrams and photographs Aimed at pathologists in training, medical students, and mortuary technicians Thoroughly revised 2nd edition includes the most recent guidance to an accurate mortem diagnosis from the Royal College of Pathologists and from the College of American Pathologists
Waters: Handbook of Autopsy Practice
By Brenda Waters
2010, 608 pages, $179 list
Handbook of Autopsy Practice, Fourth Edition is divided into three parts. Part I contains six new chapters in which the reader will find an assortment of tools that will increase the value of the autopsy. Included in the section are valuable resources and tools such as a sample next-of-kin letter, a quality assurance worksheet, new discourse on the dissection procedure which is accompanied by a worksheet and template for the gross description. There is also a new, detailed discussion of the safe handling of sharps, complete with photographs and the reader will also find the updated requirements of the Eye Bank of America and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for ocular tissue transplantation. Part II has been updated with new diseases and recent references added. Practicing autopsy pathologists, residents and students are invited to review this alphabetical listing of disorders before each autopsy in order to re-acquaint themselves with what they might encounter. Part III provides a series of tables providing organ weights and body measurements for fetuses, children and adults. Handbook of Autopsy Practice Fourth Edition is an essential resource for clinicians, pathologists, residents and students who strive to hone their trade and increase the value of the autopsies they perform.
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