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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...
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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:
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.
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“Haematology at a Glance is a valuable book for primary learning as well as for revision, and I am sure that I will refer to it for years to come.”
The Royal College of Pathologists Bulletin
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Black Bag – Bristol Medical School Gazette
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 system 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 sideroblastic 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 haemogolobin—sickle cell disease.
19 Bone marrow failure.
20 Haematological malignancy: basic mechanisms.
21 Chronic myeloid leukaemia.
23 Acute leukaemia I: Classification and diagnosis.
24 Acute leukaemia II: Treatment and prognosis.
25 Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
26 Multiple myeloma.
27 Lymphoma I: Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin’s disease).
28 Lymphoma II: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma – aetiology and diagnosis.
29 Lymphoma III: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma – treatment and prognosis.
30 Myeloproliferative disorders I: Polycythaemia.
31 Myeloproliferative 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 Thrombosis and thrombophilia.
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.
I Normal values.
II Cluster of differentiation nomenclature system.
III Further reading.
IV Sample questions and case histories