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Adekunle Adesina, Tarik Tihan, Christine Fuller, Tina Poussaint
2nd ed, 349 pages, $83, Springer (2016)
Posted November 15, 2016
This text was created to fill a void in the practice of pediatric neuropathology. It is a practical and well-illustrated book representing a collection of interesting, common and unusual tumors for a diagnostic exercise by the reader. The wide reception of the first edition by the pathology community is testament to its relevance and utility in the pathologic diagnosis of pediatric brain tumors. This edition covers topics ranging from neuroimaging, the use of crush and touch preps during intraoperative consultation, classic histological features of pediatric brain tumors, tumor variants, and a miscellaneous group of challenging tumors.
Angelica Putnam, Karen Thompson, Jeremy Wallentine
2nd ed, 1,000 pages, 2400+ illus, $330, Wolters Kluwer (2018)
Posted January 16, 2018
Series: Diagnostic Pathology series
Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume covers more than 180 of the most common pediatric pathology diagnoses using a highly visual, quick-reference format. Thorough updates include the most recent clinical, pathological, histological, and molecular knowledge in the field, highlighted by more than 2,400 outstanding images. A comprehensive, practice-oriented approach makes this reference ideal for pathologists, residents, or fellows.
Marta Cohen, Irene Scheimberg
524 pages, $158 list, Cambridge (2015)
Posted June 1, 2015
Essentials of Surgical Pediatric Pathology is a clear and practical yet comprehensive guide for trainee pediatric pathologists and non-pediatric pathologists. Each chapter corresponds to one of the main subspecialties, such as dermatopathology, head and neck pathology, and system pathology. Practical guidance is given on handling pediatric specimens and the authors highlight the ways in which common conditions present differently in adults and children. Other chapters cover conditions typical of childhood, including soft tissue tumors and blue round cell tumors. The chapters begin with a brief clinical presentation, followed by a clear macroscopical and histological description of the principal pathologies seen in children. Up-to-date genetic and immunohistochemical information is provided, and the book includes hundreds of high-quality color images. Written and edited by leading international experts in the field, this is an essential resource for trainee pediatric pathologists, as well as general pathologists who may encounter pediatric cases.
James Cherry, Gail Demmler-Harrison, Sheldon Kaplan, William Steinbach, Peter Hotez
8th ed, 3152 pages, $358, Elsevier (2018)
Posted March 15, 2018
Offering unparalleled coverage of infectious diseases in children and adolescents, Feigin & Cherry’s Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 8th Edition, continues to provide the information you need on epidemiology, public health, preventive medicine, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and much more.
Marta C. Cohen, Irene B. Scheimberg, J. Bruce Beckwith, Fern R. Hauck
1st ed, 288 pages, $77, Cambridge (2019)
Posted March 9, 2020
Sudden unexpected infant death, including sudden infant death syndrome, is the leading cause of death in infants one month to one year of age, in the developed world. A thorough investigation is crucial for accurate diagnosis. As part of the Diagnostic Pediatric Pathology Series, this book provides a detailed guide to various diagnoses and strong frameworks across continents, for strong support in conducting a multi-professional approach to the physiopathological mechanisms behind SIDS. Offering sensitive consideration for parents in mourning, this book rigorously explores current standards of police investigation and post-mortem, incorporating all aspects of the investigation, including the home visit, medical history and autopsy findings. Written by multidisciplinary experts, this vital guide uses clear reference tables and diagrams to present cutting-edge knowledge for use by paediatric and general pathologists, paediatricians, medico-legal practitioners, and all involved in the investigation of sudden infant death.
T. Yee Khong, Roger Malcomson
5th Edition, 882 pages, 300+ illus, $327 list, Springer (2015)
Posted December 31, 2014
A new feature of this edition is an emphasis on the molecular aspects of pathology in the perinatal setting. There are four new chapters, including one on the genetic and epigenetic basis of development and disease, and over 300 new illustrations. The format of the book remains the same as previous editions with the first half covering general areas in perinatal pathology. The second half is based on organ systems and covers specific pathological entities, now including discussion of the relevant molecular pathology. There is extensive cross-referencing between chapters.
Philip Lanzkowsky, Jeffrey Lipton, Jonathan Fish
6th ed, 788 pages, $145 list, Elsevier (2016)
Posted June 13, 2016
Lanzkowsky’s Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Reflecting the considerable advances in the treatment and management of hematologic and oncologic diseases in children, the sixth edition of this successful clinical manual has been entirely updated to incorporate all current treatment protocols, new drugs, and management approaches. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having to reference larger medical textbooks.
Darin Trelka, Peter Cummings
100 pages, $109, Cambridge (2016)
Posted December 16, 2016
This practical text guides the reader in infant and child death investigation from the moment the phone rings to the final signature on the death certificate. Using an easily understood conversational writing style, the text imparts up-to-date, practice-based information on approaches to death investigation, clarifying misunderstandings and supplementing training gaps.
Sara Monaco, Lisa Teot
251 pages, $129, Springer (2017)
Posted April 17, 2017
This text presents serious challenges for trainees, clinicians, and practicing pathologists and cytopathologists due to the wide spectrum of diagnoses that may be seen in children and the lack of familiarity with these entities. This reference book has been designed as a practical, high-yield review of pediatric cytopathology. Key findings are highlighted and up-to-date information is provided on the diagnosis of pediatric lesions by cytology, with extensive guidance on differential diagnosis. The book includes tables and full-color images of the cytomorphology and ancillary studies, as well as pertinent histological correlation and guidance on technical issues.
Thuy Phung, Teresa Wright, Crystal Pourciau, Bruce Smoller
617 pages, 1000+ illus, $149, Springer (2017)
Posted April 17, 2017
This book provides practicing pathologists, dermatologists, cutaneous oncologists and dermatopathologists with a reference textbook that reviews the clinical and histopathologic features of skin disorders that affect children, along with a discussion of the molecular pathogenesis for each disease as it is currently known. The book includes a concise discussion of the clinical presentation, as well as the histologic and, when appropriate, immunohistochemical features of each disease.
205 pages, $109, Springer (2017)
Posted May 15, 2017
This book provides guidance to all professionals working with children who present with injuries, neglect, illness falsification and other forms of child abuse. Clinical findings and the current literature are analyzed. The author’s clinical experience is shared to assist the reader in diagnosing the cause of injury and other presentations.
Robert Greer, Robert Marx, Sherif Said, Lori Prok
450 pages, $219, Cambridge (2017)
Posted August 17, 2017
This unique reference provides a comprehensive guide to pediatric head and neck pathology in patients up to the age of 21. Chapters take a clinicopathologic approach, offering insight into the pathobiology, diagnosis and treatment of both common and rare disorders. Imaging studies and immunohistochemical techniques are discussed alongside accepted and emerging molecular tools.
398 pages, $103, CRC (2016)
Posted May 22, 2017
This book serves as a quick study guide during the stages of examination preparation for the pediatric pathology boards. The material covers most of the major topics in pediatric pathology including the fetal, perinatal, infant, child, and organ system pathology. It includes a short quiz containing 115 questions with photomicrographs for each, and an answer key inserted at the end of the book.
Raymond Redline, Theonia Boyd, Drucilla Roberts
364 pages, $185, Cambridge (2018)
Posted September 17, 2018
This concise and comprehensive resource is vital for the pathologist faced with providing accurate, timely, and clinically useful diagnoses for placentas, products of conception, and gravid hysterectomies. Combining the pathologic, research, and clinical expertise of a diverse group of editors and authors from centers of excellence for placental pathology, this book enables easy application of the latest Amsterdam international consensus classification criteria, with cross-references to previous terminology and a pathophysiology-based classification system.
Larissa Furtado, Aliya Husain
360 pages, $129, Springer (2018)
Posted July 16, 2018
This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of pediatric oncology. The text covers relevant concepts in molecular biology and addresses technical principles, applications, challenges, and integration of current and emerging genomic and molecular methods in the diagnosis and personalized management of childhood cancers. The text also discusses a wide array of pediatric neoplasms in the context of molecular pathology in a concise and understandable manner, with focus on their molecular pathogenesis, clinicopathological features, classification, molecular diagnosis, and approaches to personalized care.
Sarah S. Long, Charles Prober, Marc Fischer
5th ed, 1688 pages, $258, Elsevier (2017)
Posted July 18, 2017
Comprehensive in scope, yet concise and easy to manage, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 5th Edition, by Drs. Sarah Long, Charles Prober, and Marc Fischer, is your go-to resource for authoritative information on infectious diseases in children and adolescents. A veritable "who's who" of global authorities provides the practical knowledge you need to understand, diagnose, and manage almost any pediatric infectious disease you may encounter.
Aliya Husain, J. Thomas Stocker and Louis Dehner
4th ed, 1,480 pages, 1,300+ illus., $373 list , Wolters Kluwer (2015)
Posted August 1, 2015
Effectively diagnose the complete range of pediatric pathologies, from neonatal disorders through adolescence. Intended for a broad audience including general and pediatric pathologists, pediatricians, surgeons, oncologists, and other pediatric subspecialties, Stocker & Dehner's Pediatric Pathology is widely recognized as the definitive go-to comprehensive clinical reference in the unique subspecialty of pediatric pathology - which, unlike other subspecialties, is defined by an age group rather than an organ system or process.
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