Textbook of Pathology for BPT Students

by Ramadas Nayak

The objective of this book is to introduce the pathology for BPT student. Pathology is the scientific study (logos) of disease (pathos). It mainly focuses on the study of the structural and functional changes in cells, tissues, and organs in disease. Pathology is a rapidly expanding and ever-changing field and lays the foundation for understanding diseases. This book is an endeavor to present the vast knowledge of pathology in a lucid manner for BPT (Physiotherapy) students. This book consists of 24 chapters and is organized into two sections namely general pathology and systemic pathology. Section 1 consists of general pathology and provides an overview of the basic pathologic mechanisms underlying diseases including cellular adaptations, inflammation, tissue repair, chronic inflammation, hemodynamic disorders, immunological disorders, neoplasia and genetics. Section 2 deals with systemic pathology with chapters devoted to diseases of various organ systems including vascular, cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal, liver and biliary tract, pancreas, kidney, bones, endocrines, skin, peripheral nervous system and central nervous system. Numerous illustrations, gross photographs, photomicrographs, tables, flowcharts and X-rays have been discussed in this book.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Nayak Ramadas
Author's Affiliation
1. Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, India
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Yenepoya Medical College, Constituent of Yenepoya University (Accredited by NAAC with "A" grade), Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University (Accredited by NAAC with “A” grade), Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN
9789385999086
Speciality
Physiotherapy
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12850
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2016
Pages
500
Book Type
Textbook

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