Textbook of Pathology by V Krishna bridges the gap between the basic sciences on the one hand and the clinical sciences on the other. In any approach to disease diagnosis and management, application of the knowledge of etiology and pathogenesis is of paramount importance. This book has been written with this in mind.
An introductory chapter on Systemic Pathology lists out all important definitions. Clinical aspects of diseases represented in blue screen boxes.
Morphologic aspects of diseases highlighted as blue-coloured text.
Dynamic nature of most diseases-in-evolutions emphasized.
Role of laboratory in diagnosis, prognosis and management of diseases stressed where appropriate.
Clinical case-histories and clinico-pathologic algorithms for quick assimilation of Pathology facts by the student presented in a separate chapter.
Review questions at the end of most chapters and a separate chapter on examinations in Pathology help students assess themselves.
Appendix giving clinically useful data.
Separate chapter highlighting necessary points for optimal use of the pathology laboratory