Haematology An Illustrated Colour Text

ISBN-10: 070205139X
ISBN-13: 9780702051395
Edition: 4th 2013
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 7/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 133
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.50" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This textbook on haematology in the Illustrated Colour Text series is suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject.Concise and manageable coverage of the major blood diseases and their treatment.Does not overload the reader with science, unlike some competing books.Focus is on the haematology patient and on the practical aspects of the subject.Makes use of the attractive features of the ICT series - double page spreads, lots of colour illustrations, summary boxes.Updating to take account of recenty developments in stem cell biology.Increased emphasis on genomic and proteomic techniques in the diagnosis of haematological malignancy.Use of new imaging techniques including MRI and PET.Description of advances in treatment of leukaemia and lymphoma and in diagnosis and management of patients with thrombophilia and venous thrombosis.Development of new antimicrobial agents in management of immunosuppressed patients with infection.New double page spread on palliative care of patients with blood disorders.New illustrations.

Anatomy And Physiogy
The bone marrow
Red cells
Neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils and monocytes
Lymphocytes
The spleen
Haemostasis
The Haematology Patient
History taking
Examining hte patient
Laboratory haematology I - Blood and bone marrow
Laboratory haematology II - Coagulation and the acute phase response
Anaemia
Introduction and classification
Iron deficiency anaemia
Megaloblastic anaemia
Haemolytic anaemiaI - General features and inherited disorders
Haemolytic anaemia II - Acquired disorders
The thalassaemias
Sickle cell syndromes
Anaemia of chronic disorders
Leukaemia
Introduction
Acute myeloid leukaemia
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Chronic myeloid leukaemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Other leukaemias
The myelodysplastic syndromes
Aplastic anaemia
Chemotherapy and related treatments
Stem cell transplantation
Lymphoma And Myeloma
Hodgkin's lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Myeloma
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Polycythaemia
Essential thrombocythaemia and myelofibrosis
Haemostasis And Thrombosis
Thrombocytopenia
Disorders of platelet function and vascular purpuras
Haemophilia
Von Willebrand's disease and other inherited coagulation disorders
Acquired disorders of coagulation
Thrombophilia anticoagulation and thrombolytic therapy
Blood Transfusion
Blood groups and blood testing clinical practice
Special Situations
The immunosuppressed patient
Pregnancy
Paediatric haematology
Systemic disease
The developing world
Palliative Care
Recent Advances In Haematology
Molecular biology
Potential advances in treatment
Pratcial Procedures
Venepuncture and venous access
Bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy

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