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Essentials of Pathology for Medical Students (As per the Competency-based Medical education Curriculum (NMC) for Indian Medical Graduates

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ISBN: 9789394525214
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    Special Features

    • Thoroughly updated compendium with recent advancements
    • Extensive coverage of Applied Pathological aspects
    • Unique amalgamation of theoretical and clinical features
    • 50+ Basic histopathological slides with key points
    • 20+ Clinical Case Scenarios covered with diagnostic key points
    • 500+ Histological images and illustrations
    • Pathology instruments covered extensively
    • Special chapter on Mnemonics in Pathology
    • Supplemented with chapter-wise subjective and objectives exercises

     Salient Features

    •  Intended for the undergraduate medical students, this book is based on the competencies, which the IMC expects from a pathology student.
    • Based on the revised curriculum, this book is designed for undergraduate students.
    • It will enable the medical students cope with competency in the cognitive, psychomotor and effective domains to meet all health needs of the Indian community.
    • The book carries 40 chapters, divided on the syllabus outlined by the NMC.
    • Each and every chapter has been designed in a manner to facilitate better learning and easy retention of the concepts.
    • Throughout the book, theoretical and clinical aspects have been represented with an integrated approach.
    • At the end of each chapter, clinical problem-based questions are given to test the student's insight into the applied aspects of pathology.
    • 500+ Histological slides, figures and images relevant to the topics are added generously to make the content student friendly.
    • Clear and lucid text makes the learning easy and enjoyable.
    • Complex and difficult topics have been supplemented with numerous tables and flowcharts for easy and quick understanding.
    • Self-assessment review exercises with a variety of questions have been added in the respective chapters for self-evaluation, all based on the university pattern.
Additional Information
    Publisher CBS Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd.
    Binding Paperback
    Year 2023
    Edition 1st Edition
    Pages 696
    Author Shameem Shariff
    Subject Pathology
    About the Author

    Shameem Shariff MBBS, MD (Pathology), PhD (Pathology), is a former Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, St. John's Medical College and Hospital and MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. The author has also contributed to Board of Studies for Paramedical Subjects (Postgraduates) at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) as its chairperson. She graduated from the Government Medical College, Bellary, Karnataka and did postgraduation in Pathology from Bangalore Medical College, Bengaluru in the Year 1981.

    The author was awarded PhD in Pathology in 1995, and served at St. John Medical College, Bengaluru for 20 years from 1982 to 2002. She also served as a senior consultant in the Ministry of Health, University in Bahrain and Sultanate of Oman from 2002 to 2008. She has several awards to her credit which include Dr VR Khanolkar Award (Young Scientist Award) presented to her by the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (IAPM) for the best research paper of the year at the Annual Conference of the IAPM in the year 1984; in 1996 the Excellence in Teaching Award, and in 1998 the Ernest Fernandez Award.

    The author has presented papers at international conferences—the 15th International Conference of the International Academy of Pathologists held at Miami, Florida, USA in 1984 and the 11th International Conference of Tropical Medicine and Malaria, Alberta, Canada.  In 1987, she trained at the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA and at the Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA on an Endocurie Foundation Travel Fellowship. Her name featured among the cytologists of the country in the manual “Cytologists of Repute in the Country” published at the Annual Cytology Conference in 2009.

    Last but not least, she has more than 110 publications in national and international journals to her credit and has authored several textbooks and chapters in textbooks.

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