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Author Mehta, Atul B., author

Title Haematology at a glance / Atul B. Mehta, A. Victor Hoffbrand
Edition Fourth edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2014
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Description 1 online resource ( pages)
Contents 1 Haemopoiesis: physiology and pathology -- 2 Normal blood cells I: red cells -- 3 Normal blood cells II: granulocytes, monocytes and the reticuloendothelial system -- 4 Normal blood cells III: lymphocytes -- 5 Lymph nodes, the lymphatic systems and the spleen -- 6 Clinical assessment -- 7 Laboratory assessment -- 8 Benign disorders of white cells: granulocytes, monocytes, macrophages and lymphocytes -- 9 Red cell disorders -- 10 Iron I: physiology and deficiency -- 11 Iron II: overload and siderblastic anaemia -- 12 Megaloblastic anaemia I: vitamin B12 and folate deficiency-biochemical basis, causes -- 13 Megaloblastic anaemia II: clinical features, treatment and other macrocytic anaemias -- 14 Haemolytic anaemias I: general -- 15 Haemolytic anaemias II: inherited membrane and enzyme defects -- 16 Haemolytic anaemias III: acquired -- 17 Haemolytic anaemias IV: genetic defects of haemoglobin -- 18 Haemolytic anaemias V: inherited defects of haemoglobin-sickle cell disease -- 19 Bone marrow failure -- 20 Haematological malignancy: basic mechanisms -- 21 Chronic myeloid leukaemia -- 22 Myelodyplasia -- 23 Acute leukaemia I: classification and diagnosis -- 24 Acute leaukaemia II: treatment and prognosis -- 25 Chronic lymphocytic leaukaemia -- 26 Multiple myeloma -- 27 Lymphoma I: Hodkin lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) -- 28 Lymphoma II: non-Hodkin lymphoma - aetiology and diagnosis -- 29 Lymphoma III: non-Hodkin lymphoma - treatment and prognosis -- 30 Myeloproliferative disorders I: polycythaemia -- 31 Myeloprolifethaemia disorders II: essential thrombocythaemia and myelofibrosis -- 32 Normal haemostasis -- 33 Disorders of haemostasis: vessel wall and platelets -- 34 Disorders of coagulation I: inherited -- 35 Disorders of coagulation II: acquired -- 36 Thombosis and thrombophilia -- 37 Anticoagulation -- 38 Haematological aspects of systemic disease I: inflammation - malignancy -- 39 Haematological aspects of systemic disease II: renal, liver, endocrine, amyloid -- 40 Haematological aspects of systemic disease III: infection -- 41 Blood transfusion -- 42 Stem cell transplantation -- 43 General aspects of treatment -- 44 Practical procedures -- 45 Haematology of pregnancy and infancy -- 46 Haematological effects of drugs -- Appendix I: normal values -- Appendix II: cluster of differentiation nomenclature system -- Apendix III: further reading -- Appendix IV: sample questions and case histories -- Index
Summary Haematology at a Glance provides a concise and accessible introduction to haematology. It follows the easy-to-use 'at a Glance' format of double-page spreads comprising clear, memorable diagrams illustrating the key facts and essential textual information. It starts with an explanation of normal blood cells and routine laboratory tests. It then reviews a wide range of blood disorders. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: Contains full colour throughout Presents the key facts accompanied by clear diagrams, photos and images Highlights the most recent developments in the field, including coverage of transplantation technology Includes new chapters on : The side affects of drug treatment Pregnancy and neonatological aspects of haematology Practical procedures Haematology at a Glance will appeal to medical students, junior doctors on foundation programmes, haematology technicians and nursing and other health care students with an interest in haematology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 6, 2014)
Subject Hematology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Blood -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hematologic Diseases.
Blood Cells -- physiology.
Hematopoiesis -- physiology.
Hemostasis -- physiology.
Reading List HMM204 recommended text 2021
HME911 recommended text 2020
HME911 recommended text 2019
HME912 recommended text 2019
HME921 recommended text 2019
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoffbrand, A. V., author
ISBN 9781118261200 (electronic bk.)
1118261208 (electronic bk.)