1: Introduction: a glance at the past, a glimpse of the future, Behdad Shambayati
2: Preparation techniques, Andrew Evered & Behdad Shambayati
3: The cervical screening process, John Crossley & Beverley Crossley
4: Normal cervical cytology, Andrew Evered
5: Abnormal cervical cytology, Andrew Evered
6: Quality issues in cervical screening and cytology, John Crossley & Paul Cross
7: Diagnostic cytopathology, Andrew Evered
8: Cytology of urine, Behdad Shambayati
9: Serous effusions and peritoneal washings, Behdad Shambayati
10: Lower respiratory tract cytology, Behdad Shambayati
11: Fine needle aspiration cytology, Behdad Shambayati
12: Cytology of head and neck, Paul Cross & Behdad Shambayati
13: Basic semen analysis, Stephen Blackman & Behdad Shambayati
14: Cytology of the biliary tract and pancreas, Behdad Shambayati
15: Advances in cytopathology, Bruno Ping
16: Data analysis in cytopathology, Andrew Evered
17: Expertise in cytopathology, Andrew Evered
Biomedical scientists are the foundation of modern healthcare, from cancer screening to diagnosing HIV, from blood transfusion for surgery to food poisoning and infection control. Without biomedical scientists the diagnosis of disease, the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment, and research into the causes and cures of disease would not be possible.
The Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series has been written to reflect the challenges of practicing biomedical science today. It draws together essential basic science with insights into laboratory practice to show how an understanding of the biology of disease is coupled to the analytical approaches that lead to diagnosis. Assuming only a minimum of prior knowledge, the series reviews the full range of disciplines to which a Biomedical Scientist may be exposed-from microbiology to cytopathology to transfusion science.
Cytopathology provides a wide-ranging overview of the microscopic study of normal and abnormal cells, showing how current visualization methods are used to study cell structure, and how early detection of abnormal cell pathology can lead to timely clinical interventions.
• 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.
• Content carefully developed to support the reader in demonstrating the competencies required during the study of biomedical science at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
• Case studies and other examples enrich the text, firmly rooting the information presented in the context of clinical and biomedical practice.
• The striking full-colour presentation engages the reader, and presents the many illustrations and photographic images to best effect.
• The accompanying online resources include a fully interactive Digital Microscope with a range of cell and tissue images for examination.
New to this Edition:
• A new chapter on cytology of the head and neck explores cytological sampling of the oral cavity, salivary glands, thyroid gland, and lymph nodes of the neck.
• A new chapter on cytology of the biliary tract and pressure provides a brief introduction to the major disease process in these organs as well as the essential information needed for judging sample adequacy.
• A new chapter on data analysis in cytology discusses different types of cytological data, and how these data can be summarised and displayed in meaningful ways.
• A new chapter on developing expertise in cytology provides a unique insight into the cognitive skills required for competent practice.
• The chapter on Serous effusions has been significantly extended to include coverage of peritoneal washings.
• 27 more case studies throughout the book leading students from patient presentation, through test results, and interpretation of results for diagnosis
Behdad Shambayati is Consultant Clinical Cytologist at the Cytopathology Department, Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals Foundation Trust, Chertsey, Surrey