Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

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Vinay Kumar, Abul K. Abbas, Jon C. Aster
Elsevier - Health Sciences Division, 2014 - Medical - 1391 pages
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2015 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Pathology Category!

Dependable, current, and complete, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition is the perennially best-selling text that you'll use long after your medical student days are behind you. A world-class author team headed by Drs. Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, and Jon Aster, delivers the latest, most essential pathology knowledge in a readable, interesting manner, ensuring optimal understanding of the latest basic science and clinical content. High-quality photographs and full-color illustrations highlight new information in molecular biology, disease classifications, new drugs and drug therapies, and much more.

  • Rely on uniquely authoritative and readable coverage, ideal for USMLE or specialty board preparation, as well as for course work.
  • Simplify your study with an outstanding full-color, highly user-friendly design.


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About the author (2014)

Vinay Kumar, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Alice Hogge and Arthur A. Baer Distinguished Service Professor of Pathology, Biological Sciences Division and The Pritzker Medical School, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Jon C. Aster, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

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