Problem Solving in Haematology

Problem Solving in Haematology

by Graeme Smith

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ISBN-13: 9781846920059
Publisher: Clinical Pub
Publication date: 03/28/2010
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Abbreviations ix

Section 1 Introduction

1 The approach to the patient with an abnormal blood count G Smith 1

Section 2 Haemostasis and Thrombosis

2 Anticoagulation L Newton 7

3 Bleeding in an intensive therapy unit patient C Millar 14

4 Investigation of easy bruising L Newton 21

5 Inherited disorders of coagulation L Newton 26

6 Thrombophilia L Newton 32

Section 3 Red Cell Disorders and Aplastic Anaemia

7 The investigation of anaemia and the anaemia of chronic disease G Smith 41

8 Aplastic anaemia P Hillmen 45

9 Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria P Hillmen 50

10 Sickle cell disease A Critchley 54

11 β-Thalassaemia major Q Hill 62

Section 4 Clinical Blood Transfusion

12 Acute haemolytic transfusion reaction (ABO incompatibility) D Norfolk 71

13 Massive blood transfusion D Norfolk 76

14 Refractoriness to platelet alloimmunization D Norfolk 80

15 Transfusion-related acute lung injury D Norfolk 85

Section 5 Acute and Chronic Leukaemia and Myelodysplasia

16 Acute myeloid leukaemia D Bowen 89

17 Paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia S Kinsey 94

18 Adult acute lymphoblastic leukaemia M Gilleece 98

19 Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - early stage disease P Hillmen 101

20 Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - advanced stage disease P Hillmen 105

21 Chronic myeloid leukaemia G Smith 110

22 Low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome D Bowen 115

Section 6 Myeloproliferative Disorders

23 Primary polycythaemia D Swirsky 119

24 Primary myelofibrosis Q Hill 123

25 Essential thrombocythaemia Q Hill 128

26 Hypereosinophilic syndrome G Smith 133

Section 7 Lymphoma

27 Hodgkin lymphoma - early stage disease D Gilson 137

28 Hodgkin lymphoma - advanced stage disease and long-term sequelae D Gilson 143

29 High-grade diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma R Johnson 148

30 Primary central nervous system lymphoma R Johnson 153

31 Indolent lymphoma - follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma R Johnson 158

32 Indolent lymphoma - Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia epistaxis R Owen 163

Section 8 Plasma Cell Disorders

33 Myeloma - diagnosis and prognosis G Cook S Feyler 169

34 Myleoma - management G Cook S Feyler 174

35 Myeloma - treatment in the less fit or compromised patient G Cook S Feyler 180

36 Myeloma - solitary plasmacytoma G Cook S Feyler 183

37 Myeloma - AL amyloid G Cook S Feyler 187

General index 193

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