Goal:The goal of teaching pathology is to provide undergraduate students comprehensive knowledge of the causes and mechanisms of disease, in order to enable them to achieve complete understanding of the natural history and clinical manifestations of the disease.
The Broad area of study shall be:-
A) GENERAL PATHOLOGY
1. Microscopy and tissue processing 2. Identify the common types of cells by light microscopy 3. Intracellular accumulation 4. Acute inflammation 5. Chronic inflammation and Repair 6. Thrombosis, embolism, infarction and gangrene 7. Oedema and congestion 8. Disturbances of pigment metabolism 9. Tuberculosis 10. Leprosy 11. Amyloidosis 12. Disturbances of growth (Atrophy, hypertrophy, hyperplasia, metaplasia, Dysplasia, hypoplasia)
1. Collection of specimen, anticoagulants and common haematological tests (Hb) 2. Common Haematological Counts (TLC, DLC) & Interpretation of ESR 3. Haemopoiesis 4. Investigations in Anaemia 5. Investigations in Leukaemia 6. Investigations in haemorrhagic disorders
7. Blood Banking
C) SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY:
1. Diseases of blood vessels (Atherosclerosis, syphilitic aortitis) 2. Diseases of Heart (IHD & RHD) 3. Pneumonias 4. Tumours of lung 5. Diseases of kidney 6. Gross and Microscopic features of peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer 7. Gross and Microscopic features of other intestinal ulcers 8. Tumours of GIT 9. Diseases of Liver 10. Lymphomas 11. Diseases of male and female genital system 12 &13. Tumours of breast 14. Tumours of skin (Pigmented) 15. Tumours of skin (non-pigmented) 16. Soft tissue tumours 17. Tumours of bone 18. Diseases of thyroid
D) CLINICAL PATHOLOGY:
1. Urine RE - Carryout a bedside routine urine examination and interpret the results. 2. Pregnancy test and Semen Analysis - (Practical emonstration). 3. Common cytological preparations (lecture demonstration). 4. CSF examination. 5. Serous effusion examination.
E) AUTOPSY: Pathology books recommended
a) Text book of Pathology by Robbins b) Text book of General Pathology Part I & II by Bhende and Deodhare c) Clinical Pathology by Talib d) Text book of Pathology by Harsh Mohan e) Text book of Pathology by Muir f) Haematology De Gruchi g) IAPM text book of Pathology
a) Anderson's text book of Pathology Vol I & II b) Oxford text book of Pathology Vol. I, II & III c) Pathology by Rubin and Farber d) Pathologic basis of Disease Robbins