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Published: 16 November 2017

520 Pages | 375 colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780198717331

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Second Edition

Edited by Guy Orchard and Brian Nation

Fundamentals of Biomedical Science

  • A blend of science theory and biomedical science practice make this series ideal for those seeking both the knowledge and skills to become proficient Biomedical Scientists.
  • Case studies enrich the text and emphasise clinical relevance
  • Self-test and discussion questions, with answers provided online, encourage students to analyze the text and develop their problem solving skills
  • The book is augmented by an Online Resource Centre, which includes an interactive digital microscope, video interviews with practicing biomedical scientists, and 'in the lab' footage showing biomedical science in practice

New to this Edition:

  • An extensive revision with the addition of seven new chapters
  • A greater focus on molecular diagnostics sees three chapters dedicated to this subject, including a new chapter focusing on in situ hybridization
  • Expanded coverage of pre-analytical procedures includes new coverage of data recording, and new chapters on Mohs procedures and histological artefacts
  • Refined coverage of microscopy includes more of a focus on digital pathology
  • A new chapter on post analytical procedures including histological reporting
  • Additional case studies throughout illustrate more fully the nature of histopathology in practice

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