Clinical Hematology: Theory and Procedures / Edition 2

Clinical Hematology: Theory and Procedures / Edition 2

by Mary Louise Turgeon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0316856118

ISBN-13: 9780316856119

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This established hematology text enters its Fourth Edition with even more of the focused coverage and learning tools that have made it so successful. Well illustrated and user-oriented, this new edition features extensive study and review tools, including learning objectives, case studies, procedure boxes, and review questions. Each chapter includes reader-friendly…  See more details below

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This established hematology text enters its Fourth Edition with even more of the focused coverage and learning tools that have made it so successful. Well illustrated and user-oriented, this new edition features extensive study and review tools, including learning objectives, case studies, procedure boxes, and review questions. Each chapter includes reader-friendly features: . Chapters begin with a topical outline and behavioral objectives for a quick overview of content to be covered. . Chapters conclude with highlights and new review questions to reinforce the student's understanding of key concepts and aid in test preparation. . Summaries are highlighted for rapid reference and quick review. Features you'll find in this Fourth Edition include: . Updated safety and phlebotomy information, and comprehensive coverage of automated instrumentation . New information on peripheral stem cell and bone marrow transplantation, cytokines and gene therapy, sickle cell anemia, genetic and molecular aspects of acute leukemias, and malignant lymphoid and plasma cell dyscrasias . A new expanded color insert increases coverage, allowing the user to view and differentiate hematologic disorders . Additional case studies help with critical thinking . Procedures are organized to adhere to the format suggested by the National Commission for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316856119
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
479

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1An introduction to hematology1
Ch. 2Principles of blood collection18
Ch. 3Molecular genetics and cellular morphology41
Ch. 4Hematopoiesis : bone marrow and blood60
Ch. 5Normal erythrocyte lifecycle and physiology71
Ch. 6Erthrocyte morphology and inclusions99
Ch. 7Classification and laboratory assessment of anemias112
Ch. 8Acute and chronic blood loss anemias116
Ch. 9Aplastic and related anemias120
Ch. 10Hypochromic anemias and disorders of iron metabolism131
Ch. 11Megaloblastic anemias145
Ch. 12Hemolytic anemias156
Ch. 13The hemoglobinopathies171
Ch. 14Leukocytes : the granulocytic and monocytic series191
Ch. 15Leukocytes : nonmalignant disorders of granulocytes and monocytes206
Ch. 16Leukocytes : lymphocytes and plasma cells217
Ch. 17Leukocytes : nonmalignant lymphocytic disorders229
Ch. 18Characteristics of leukemias and lymphomas244
Ch. 19Acute leukemias252
Ch. 20Malignant lymphoid and monocytic disorders and plasma cell dyscrasias275
Ch. 21Chronic myeloproliferative disorders293
Ch. 22Myelodysplastic syndromes321
Ch. 23Principles of hemostasis and thrombosis339
Ch. 24Disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis369
Ch. 25Body fluid analysis399
Ch. 26Manual procedures in hematology437
Ch. 27Instrumentation in hematology490

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