BMA Book of the Year 2012 First prize in Basic and Clinical Sciences, BMA Book Awards 2012 Roitt's Essential Immunology - the textbook of choice for students and instructors of immunology worldwide Bringing you fully up-to-date with the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the immune system, the hallmark easy-reading style of Roitt's Essential Immunology clearly explains the key principles needed by medical and health sciences students, from the basis of immunity to clinical applications. Beautifully presented, with brand new illustrations, the pedagogy has been strengthened throughout, and includes “just to recap…” sections at the beginning of each chapter, reminding the reader of key findings and principles, and summary sections at the end of each chapter that are ideal for quick study and revision. Also available as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition (upon purchase of the book), Roitt's Essential Immunology is supported by a suite of online resources at www.roitt.com including: Interactive MCQs and SBA questions for each chapter, with feedback on all answers selected Animations and videos showing key concepts Fully downloadable figures and illustrations, further reading and useful links Extracts from the Encyclopaedia of Life Science Podcasts to reinforce the key principles explained in the text: ideal for revision 'on the go' This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.
Roitt's Essential Immunology has established itself as the book of choice for students of immunology worldwide. This excellent textbook is commonly regarded as 'the best of the immunology primers' and the tenth edition remains at the cutting edge of this fascinating area of science. The trademark of this book is its highly readable introduction to the subject, its emphasis on core knowledge and its excellent four-color artwork. On the tenth edition, Ivan Roitt is joined by Peter Delves, a brilliant teacher from University College London. Together they have extensively updated all aspects of the book to produce a new edition, which will be an invaluable resource to students of immunology and medicine. The tenth edition focuses on: dendritic cells intraepithelial lymphocytes NKT and gd T-cells NK receptors non-classical MHC presentation of non-peptidic antigens analysis of TCR-peptide-MHC interactions gene 'knockouts' and 'knockins' cell signaling pathways chemokines and their receptors intimate links between innate and adaptive immunity regulatory T-cells Fcg receptors activation-induced cell death signaling through pattern recognition systems prions DNA vaccines mucosal adjuvants molecular understanding of immunodeficiency CCR5 co-receptor for HIV therapeutic benefit of monoclonal anti-IgE in allergy the excessive hygiene hypothesis induction of antigen-specific tolerance for transplantation heat-shock proteins in tumor immunity and autoimmunity peptide priming of dendritic cells for immunotherapy thymic expression of organ-specific autoantigens Roitt's Essential Immunology is supported by a web site at www.roitt.com This useful on-line resource contains self-assessment material, future updates, further reading and an image archive. New edition of a best-selling textbook - known internationally by both students & faculty. Completely updated throughout. Greater emphasis on core knowledge & ease of use. Supported by a free on-line www.roitt.com companion containing updates, images and self-assessment material.
"Essential Immunology offers up-to-date discussions of immunologic tolerance, idiotpy, autoimmunity and immune regultion presented in a way that allows readers to see both the inter-relations among these processes and their application to host defenses and human disease. Professor Roitt has the ability to grasp and explain the larger concepts of an often very confusing field, while not al all neglecting the myriad of facts that give these concepts substance and weight. Overall, Essential Immunology is the best of the immunology primers, it clearly outdistances other textbooks in the area by its scope, its organization, its clarity and its ability to convey a carefully balanced view of immunology. The medical student who first comes on the mysteries of immunology here, as well as the seasoned immunologist, will find it an adventure and a joy to read".
This new edition of Really Essential Medical Immunology builds on the success of the first edition and includes a fresh contemporary look and easy-to-navigate feel, with fully updated content and materials. Really Essential Medical Immunology Second Edition is a concise, manageable and portable textbook, based on the original and best-selling Roitt's Essential Immunology, and is specifically designed and written for busy medical and science students getting to grips with the subject of immunology. The book is divided into five different parts covering: The basis of immunology The recognition of antigens The acquired immune response Immunity of infection Clinical immunology Really Essential Medical Immunology: Contains only the absolute essentials that students need to know Lays out information in a clear, easy-to-navigate format Includes revision summary boxes to help get the best results in exams Describes concepts visually through the use of clear, simple full colour diagrams Is a must-buy for busy students who need to find information fast and easy
This text presents a broad look at immunology with the aid of a series of sketches which show the mechanisms involved in the immunology process. This ninth edition has been completely updated, with new chapters on recognition and receptors and immunity in health and disease.
This book presents a thorough and systematic approach of microbiology in a very clear, concise, simplified and easily understandable manner. The text is amply illustrated by large number of figures, flowcharts, tables and boxes. This will help not only in understanding the concepts to clear the professional exams but will also teach the importance and application of microbiology in clinical practice. Ideal for UG dental, medical and nursing students, PG entranceexaminations, physiotherapists,Optometrist, and practicing microbiologists Salient features Coversall branches of microbiology viz. general and systematic bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, hospital infection control and mycobacteriology. Organization of the text into sections helps to recollect the things easily Chapter outlinein the beginning of each chapter helps to facilitate self-learning by the students. Syndromic approach to common syndromes highlightsthe important causes and laboratory diagnostic approach. Flowcharts and line diagrams represent the diagnostic procedures and life cycles. Multiple choice questionssection-by-section at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied. Additional feature Use in conjunction with Practical Manual in Microbiology would suffice study in microbiology for medical and dental students. Online feature Complimentary access to online Videos with full e-book.