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Revised: 14 October 2014
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By author    New books    Top books 2011

By publisher: ARP Press    ASCP    CAP    LWW    WHO

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

Books by author: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K  L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z  

Ahmed: Pathology Exam Review
By Atif Ali Ahmed
2009 (1st ed), 400 pages, $150 list
The only review book to cover both anatomic and clinical pathology, Pathology Exam Review offers excellent preparation for the American Board of Pathology Anatomic and Clinical Pathology examinations. The book contains 1,500 board-formatted multiple-choice questions with short explanatory answers, equally divided between anatomic and clinical pathology. Anatomic pathology coverage includes general pathology, cytopathology, autopsy pathology, surgical pathology, immunohistochemistry, and electron microscopy. Clinical pathology coverage includes immunology, medical microbiology (bacteriology, mycology, virology and parasitology), transfusion medicine, hematology, coagulation, clinical chemistry, and molecular pathology and genetics. Many of the questions are accompanied by full-color images. A companion Website will include the fully searchable text, a question bank, and an image bank.
Buja: Netter's Illustrated Human Pathology
By Maximilian L. Buja and Gerhard R. F. Krueger
2013 (1st ed), 560 pages, $63 list
Gain critical insight into the structure-function relationships and the pathological basis of human disease with Netter's Illustrated Human Pathology. With a visually vibrant approach, this atlas 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.
Cruise: Quick Compendium Companion: Challenge Questions in Surgical Pathology
By Michael Cruise
2012 (1st ed), 672 pages, 702 images, $225 list list
With publication of the Companion volume, Quick Compendium of Surgical Pathology now serves as a comprehensive review of critical surgical pathology topics. In addition to new, high-quality images that demonstrate most of the diagnostic and morphologic characteristics of the lesions, the Companion volume includes: More than 1,571 questions and explanations about important areas within surgical pathology 563 image questions that highlight common presentations, patient characteristics, IHC and other findings Information that supplements and updates information in the Quick Compendium volume Questions that reflect those in standardized exams like the ASCP RISE and the Boards Taken together, the two volumes comprise a powerful study tool for Board and Maintenance of Certification exams. Hardbound ? 672 pages ? 702 images
Davis: Deja Review Pathology
By Jessica Davis
2010 (2nd ed), 474 pages, $20 list
Deja Review: Pathology boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column "flashcard" Q&A format--specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time possible. The format allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses so you can excel on your course exams and the USMLE Step 1.
Gao: Pathology Review
By Zu-hua Gao
2013 (1st ed), 560 pages, $190 list
Prepare for licensing exams offered by the American Board of Pathology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with the most comprehensive review guide on the market. Pathology Review contains more than 1200 original, color photographs and 1300 short answer and multiple choice questions, and it’s the only guide that features question formats found on Canadian exams.
Goljan: Rapid Review Pathology
By Edward Goljan
2013 (4th ed), 784 pages, $50 list
Get the most from your study time...and experience a realistic USMLE simulation! Rapid Review Pathology, by Edward F. Goljan, MD, makes it easy for you to master all of the pathology material covered on the USMLE Step 1. It combines an updated outline-format review of key concepts and hundreds of full-color images and margin notes, PLUS more than 400 USMLE-style online questions! Get all the practice you need to succeed on the USMLE!
Khalbuss: Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment
By Walid E. Khalbuss and Marilee Means
2013 (1st ed), 245 pages, 363 illus, $90 list
Gynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment is a comprehensive systems-based review of gynecological and breast cytology including cytomorphology, pitfalls and ancillary studies. Presented in a high-yield format with board-type multiple choice questions and detailed answers, this review includes chapters covering Pap smear cytology, colposcopy, breast FNA, and Pelvic washings. The book is also enriched with features to maximize studying and reviewing of cytopathology, including high-yield review with tables emphasizing key points, board exam-type questions, and high quality full-color images.
Klatt: Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology
By Edward Klatt and Vinay Kumar
2009 (2nd ed), 464 pages, $45 list
This easy-to-use new edition of Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology helps you effectively master the most important principles and facts in pathology. More than 1,100 questions-many new to this edition-reinforce the fundamentals of gross and microscopic pathology as well as the latest findings in molecular biology and genetics. Based on two of the best-selling, most authoritative pathology textbooks-Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 8th Edition and Basic Pathology, 8th Edition-Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology, 3rd Edition is an ideal aid for coursework, self-assessment, and examinations, including the USMLE Step 1 examination in pathology.
Le: First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1
By Tao Le
2012 (3rd ed), 411 pages, $41 list
First Aid™ Cases for the USMLE Step 1 features 400 well-illustrated cases to help you relate basic science concepts to clinical situations. Each case includes drawings or clinical images with Q&As that reinforce key concepts. Chapters are keyed to Tao Le's First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 allowing you to simultaneously study cases and high-yield facts.
Le: First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK
By Tao Le
2012 (3rd ed), 411 pages, $41 list
First Aid™ Cases for the USMLE Step 1 features 400 well-illustrated cases to help you relate basic science concepts to clinical situations. Each case includes drawings or clinical images with Q&As that reinforce key concepts. Chapters are keyed to Tao Le's First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 allowing you to simultaneously study cases and high-yield facts.
Le: First Aid for the USMLE Step 1
By Tao Le
2013 (23rd ed), 680 pages, 125 illus, $38 list
First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 delivers exactly what you need to ace the exam: More than 1200 frequently tested facts and mnemonics that provide a complete framework for your USMLE review.
Le: First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK
By Tao Le
2012 (8th ed), 566 pages, $40 list
The eighth edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK is written by medical students who successfully passed the exam and reviewed by top faculty. The result is proven information and strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want!
Le: First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS
By Tao Le
2012 (4th ed), 459 pages, $40 list
The best USMLE Step 2 CS review got just got even better! The third edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CS has been updated based on feedback from US and international medical student test takers. This student-to-student guide thoroughly prepares you for frequently tested cases, including telephone exams, to ensure CS success.
Lefkowitch: Anatomic Pathology Board Review: with Online Pathology Board Review
By Jay H. Lefkowitch MD
2014 (2nd ed.), 616 pages, 835 illus, $179 list
Featuring hundreds of multiple-choice questions and full-color illustrations, Anatomic Pathology Board Review serves as a comprehensive resource for both certification and recertification exams. This fully updated medical reference book contains chapters covering general pathology, the major organ systems, and ancillary diagnostic techniques, as well as important topics including immunohistochemistry, cytopathology, and molecular diagnostics. It's the perfect tool to help you be as prepared as possible for the Anatomic Pathology boards.
Lefkowitch: Anatomic Pathology Board Review
By Jay Lefkowitch
2006 (1st ed), 730 pages, 600 illus, $139 list
The only review book to incorporate color images of microscopic and gross specimens throughout, this text serves as a comprehensive review for the Anatomic Pathology board certification examination and in-service training exams. It contains chapters covering general pathology, the major organ systems and important topics including immunohistochemistry, cytopathology, and molecular diagnostics. Each of the chapters is sub-divided into 3 sections: a set of board style multiple choice questions accompanied by full color photomicrographs of key gross and microscopic lesions, a second group of approximately 15-30 written multiple choice questions, and answers to each question, with concise explanations accompanied by a key current reference.
Patil: McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Anatomic Pathology
By Deepa Patil, Deborah Chute and Richard Prayson
2013 (1st ed), 560 pages, 450 illus, $90 list
McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review: Anatomic Pathology is the perfect way for residents to prepare for the Anatomic Pathology Board Examination and for practicing pathologists to prepare for recertification. You will find everything you need in one comprehensive, full-color review…multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations, hundreds of full-color illustrations, suggested readings, and case-based scenarios.
Reid: Pathology Illustrated
By Robin Reid
2011 (7th ed), 686 pages, $68 list
Generations of medical and other health science students have been helped to pass their exams by the acclaimed "Illustrated" books. The clear, visual presentation of the subject matter, divided into one-page units, makes for easy learning and recall.
Schneider: BRS Pathology
By Arthur Schneider and Phillip Szanto
2013 (1st ed), 480 pages, $46 list
This revised fifth edition is an excellent pathology review for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and course examinations. Written in the popular Board Review Series outline format, this text covers general and basic pathology, major concepts of disease processes, and systemic pathology that surveys the principal disorders of each organ system through concise descriptions and full-color illustrations. USMLE-style questions at the end of each chapter emphasize board-relevant information and allow for self-testing to confirm strengths and uncover areas of weakness. Plus, the comprehensive exam at the end of the book is a great prep tool for the actual exam!
Spitalnik: Clinical Pathology Board Review
By Steven Spitalnik, Suzanne Arinsburg and Jeffrey Jhang
2014, 696 pages, $179 list
Clinical Pathology Board Review covers all of the major subject areas of clinical pathology, presenting you with an essential study guide for certification or recertification. Designed as a companion to Anatomic Pathology Board Review, 2nd Edition, this brand-new medical reference book will be a welcome resource for pathology residents and practicing pathologists alike.
Tanabe: Board of Registry Study Guide for Clinical Laboratory Certification Examinations
By Patricia Tanabe
2009 (5th ed), 484 pages, $85 list
The long-awaited new edition of The Board of Registry Study Guide – the authoritative study tool for preparing for the ASCP Board of Registry (BOR) Medical Technologist (MT) and Medical Technician (MLT) certification examinations – has been updated and expanded to include new sections on molecular pathology, lab information, safety, answers and explanations for each question, and much more.
Todd: Tumor Board Review
By Robert F. Todd III, Kathleen A. Cooney, Teresa G. Hayes, Martha Pritchett Mims, Francis P. Worden
2011 (1st ed), 376 pages, $99 list
Tumor Board Review provides comprehensive coverage of all topics in oncology. Each of the 32 chapters focuses on a specific major disease. A brief overview of epidemiology and risk factors is followed by a sequence of specific presentations organized by tumors stage or disease classification. Each discussion features a case presentation that mimics the format of a tumor board presentation and thus illustrates key diagnostic and management decisions. There is also a discussion of the evidence that supports the clinical management decisions taken in the case, based on current expert panel guidelines. Algorithms and decision tree graphics are used extensively to provide visual support of the decision process.

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