The seventh edition of Wheater’s Functional Histology, authored by Sylvia Wright BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons) FRCPath DipFMS PG Cert Mol Path, Geraldine O’Dowd BSc (Hons) MBChB (Hons) FRCPath, and Sarah Bell BSc Med Sci (Hons) MBChB (Hons) DipFMS FRCPath, is an essential resource designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of histology. The book covers essential histological structures, tissue types, and organ systems, allowing students to recognize the microscopic structure of normal human tissues and appreciate their functional significance.
Each chapter looks into typical clinical issues relating to the subject area, with a focus on practical application. This edition has been written in a straightforward and succinct manner, making it accessible to people who are just starting out in histology. It includes over 900 high-quality histology photographs and drawings, as well as thorough explanations to aid comprehension.
The following are some of the book’s key features:
Text is concise and easy to read, making it ideal for those new to histology.
More than 900 high-quality histology photographs and illustrations, each accompanied by a full explanation.
Tables at the end of each chapter that summarize key points.
Questions and explanations for self-assessment to help with exam preparation.
An appendix that covers the fundamentals of microscopy and histological staining procedures.
A basic vocabulary of key terms.
This book also includes an upgraded eBook version with access to all of the text, figures, and references. Users can also search, alter information, make notes and highlights, and use text-to-speech capability with the eBook.
This release includes the following updates:
More clinical correlation boxes will be added to reinforce the link between histology and clinical practice.
More clinical photos to support your studying.
More self-assessment questions to help pupils learn more.
Overall, Wheater’s Functional Histology is a must-have resource for medical and health science students, with a plethora of pictures, learning aids, and clinical context to enhance the learning experience.