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Author Mehta, Atul B

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


Description 1 online resource
Series The at a glance series
At a glance series (Oxford, England)
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 and folate deficiency--biochemical basis, causes -- Megaloblastic anaemia II: clinical features, treatment 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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hematology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Blood -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Blood -- Diseases.
Hematologic Diseases
Blood Cells -- cytology
Blood -- Diseases
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Hoffbrand, A. V
ISBN 1405144858