Haematology : an illustrated colour text / Martin R. Howard, Peter J. Hamilton ; illustrated by Robert Britton and Antbits Ltd.

By: Howard, Martin R [author.]Contributor(s): Hamilton, Peter J [author.] | Britton, Robert [illustrator.]Series: Illustrated colour textPublisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, [2013]Edition: Fourth editionDescription: 1 online resource : color illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780702054150; 0702054151; 1336267119; 9781336267114; 070205139X; 9780702051395Subject(s): Hematology | Blood -- Diseases | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | Blood -- Diseases | Hematology | Hematologic Diseases | Blood Physiological PhenomenaGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Haematology.DDC classification: 616.1/5 LOC classification: RC633 | .H69 2013NLM classification: WH 120Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
The bone marrow -- Red cells -- Neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils and monocytes -- Lymphocytes -- The spleen -- Haemostasis -- History taking -- Examining the patient -- Laboratory haematology I -- Blood and bone marrow -- Laboratory haematology II -- Coagulation and the acute phase response -- Introduction and classification -- Iron deficiency anaemia -- Megaloblastic anaemia -- Haemolytic anaemia I -- General features and inherited disorders -- Haemolytic anaemia II -- Acquired disorders -- The thalassaemias -- Sickle cell syndromes -- Anaemia of chronic disease -- 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 -- Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Myeloma -- Polycythaemia -- Essential thrombocythaemia and myelofibrosis -- Thrombocytopenia -- Disorders of platelet function and vascular purpuras -- Haemophilia -- Von Willebrand disease and other inherited coagulation disorders -- Acquired disorders of coagulation -- Thrombophilia -- Anticoagulation and thrombolytic therapy -- Blood groups and blood testing -- Clinical practice -- The immunosuppressed patient -- Pregnancy -- Paediatric haematology -- Haematology in the elderly -- Palliative care in haematological malignancy -- Systemic disease -- The developing world -- Molecular biology -- Potential advances in treatment -- Venepuncture and venous access -- Bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy -- Appendices -- Case histories.
Summary: 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 cel.
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The bone marrow -- Red cells -- Neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils and monocytes -- Lymphocytes -- The spleen -- Haemostasis -- History taking -- Examining the patient -- Laboratory haematology I -- Blood and bone marrow -- Laboratory haematology II -- Coagulation and the acute phase response -- Introduction and classification -- Iron deficiency anaemia -- Megaloblastic anaemia -- Haemolytic anaemia I -- General features and inherited disorders -- Haemolytic anaemia II -- Acquired disorders -- The thalassaemias -- Sickle cell syndromes -- Anaemia of chronic disease -- 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 -- Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Myeloma -- Polycythaemia -- Essential thrombocythaemia and myelofibrosis -- Thrombocytopenia -- Disorders of platelet function and vascular purpuras -- Haemophilia -- Von Willebrand disease and other inherited coagulation disorders -- Acquired disorders of coagulation -- Thrombophilia -- Anticoagulation and thrombolytic therapy -- Blood groups and blood testing -- Clinical practice -- The immunosuppressed patient -- Pregnancy -- Paediatric haematology -- Haematology in the elderly -- Palliative care in haematological malignancy -- Systemic disease -- The developing world -- Molecular biology -- Potential advances in treatment -- Venepuncture and venous access -- Bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy -- Appendices -- Case histories.

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 cel.

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