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Prepare for licensing exams offered by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Pathology with the most comprehensive review guide available. Pathology Review and Practice Guide updates the first edition, Pathology Review, and now contains more than 1400 color photographs and 3100 short answer and multiple choice questions. It’s the only guide that features question formats found on Canadian exams.

The new edition also meets the new demand for competency-based education with the inclusion of protocols for examining and reporting tumors from the College of American Pathologists. Pathology Review and Practice Guide is now more than an exam preparation tool—it’s also a guide to the training of competent pathologists. This updated edition also includes a new chapter on quality assurance and laboratory management.

The 19 topics covered in this guide include basic science, cardiovascular pathology, forensic pathology, infectious diseases, neurological and muscular pathology, and more. Questions are framed to rehearse case scenarios, differential diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, classification of tumors, hallmark features of pathological entities, and pathogenesis. You will also find tips for maximizing your success both on the exam and in your practice.

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Dr. Zu-hua Gao

Zu-hua Gao, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at McGill University and pathologist-in-chief at the McGill University Health Centre, is the lead author of Pathology Review, the only review guide for pathologists studying for Canadian licensing exams. Dr. Gao received his MD at Qingdao Medical College and earned a PhD at Peking Union Medical College before travelling to North America to complete post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Western Ontario.

A two-time winner of the Canadian Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Award in Experimental Pathology, Dr. Gao was also named an Overseas Distinguished Scholar by the City of Beijing in 2012. He has authored more than 75 manuscripts for books and journals, including Clinical Skills Review. Available this fall from Brush Education, Clinical Skills Review is the third edition of his bestselling guide for OSCEs.