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Author Mehta, Atul B.

Title Haematology at a glance / Atul B. Mehta, A. Victor Hoffbrand
Edition Second edition
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.15 Meh/Haa 2005  AVAILABLE
Description 117 pages ; 28 cm
Contents Haemopoiesis: physiology and pathology -- Normal blood cells I: red cells -- Normal blood cells II: granulocytes, monocytes and the reticuloendothelial system -- Normal blood cells III: lymphocytes -- Lymph nodes, the lymphatic system and the spleen -- Clinical assessment -- Laboratory assessment -- Benign disorders of white cells: granulocytes, monocytes, macrophages and lymphocytes -- Red cell disorders -- Iron I: physiology and deficiency -- Iron II: overload and sideroblastic anaemia -- Megaloblastic anaemia I: vitamin b12 deficiency -- Megaloblastic anaemia II: folate deficiency and other macrocytic anaemias -- Haemolytic anaemias I: general -- Haemolytic anaemias II: inherited membrane and enzyme defects -- Haemolytic anaemias III: acquired -- Haemolytic anaemias IV: genetic defects of haemoglobin -- Haemolytic anaemias V: inherited defects of haemogolobin, sickle cell disease -- Bone marrow failure -- Haematological malignancy: basic mechanisms -- Chronic myeloid leukaemia -- Myelodysplasia -- Acute leukaemia I: classification and diagnosis -- Acute leukaemia II: treatment and prognosis -- Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia -- Multiple myeloma -- Lymphoma I: Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) -- Lymphoma II: non-Hodgkin lymphoma, aetiology and diagnosis -- Lymphoma III: non-Hodgkin lymphoma, treatment and prognosis -- Myeloproliferative disorders I: polycythaemia --
Myeloproliferative disorders II: essential thrombocythaemia and myelofibrosis -- Normal haemostasis -- Disorders of haemostasis: vessel wall and platelets -- Disorders of coagulation I: inherited -- Disorders of coagulation II: acquired -- Thrombosis and thrombophilia -- Anticoagulation -- Haematological aspects of systemic disease I: inflammation, malignancy -- Haematological aspects of systemic disease II: renal, liver, endocrine, amyloid -- Haematological aspects of systemic disease III: infection -- Blood transfusion -- Stem cell transplantation -- General aspects of treatment -- Practical procedures -- Haematology of pregnancy and infancy -- Haematological effects of drugs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hematology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Blood -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hematologic Diseases.
Blood Cells -- cytology.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Hoffbrand, A. V.
LC no. 2005003364
ISBN 1405126663