Haematology at a Glance, 4th Edition

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Edited by Atul B. Mehta and A. Victor Hoffbrand

Published by Wiley Blackwell

About the Book

This Hematology at a Glance, 4th Edition is edited by Atul B. Mehta and A. Victor Hoffbrand. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, Haematology at a Glance, Fourth Edition textbook is a broad and accessible introduction to the study of blood.

Fully revised and updated to reflect advances in the field and in clinical practice, this new edition covers essential knowledge, from basic hematological physiology to blood disorders and their diagnosis and treatment.


> Features expanded sections on the underlying mechanisms, diagnostic techniques and management of the malignant hematological diseases.
> Also incorporates recent advances in knowledge of thrombosis and the newer oral anticoagulants.
> Contains the very latest clinical treatments.
> Includes updated illustrations and clinical photographs to illustrate concepts and aid understanding. Features extensive online self-assessment at hematology.
> This book is an invaluable resource for medical students and health professionals wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of hematology.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Part 1: Basic physiology and practice
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

Part 2: Red cell disorders
General aspects of anaemia
Iron I: physiology and deficiency
Iron II: overload and sideroblastic anaemia
Megaloblastic anaemia I: vitamin B12 (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 – thalassaemia
Haemolytic anaemias V: genetic defects of haemoglobin – sickle cell disease

Part 3: Benign disorders of white cells
Benign disorders of white cells I: granulocytes, monocytes, macrophages
Benign disorders of white cells II: lymphocytes, lymph nodes, spleen, HIV

Part 4: Haematological malignancies
Introduction to Haematological malignancy: basic mechanisms
General aspects of treatment
Acute leukaemia I: classifi cation and diagnosis
Acute leukaemia II: treatment and prognosis
Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (BCR-ABL1 positive)
Myelodysplasia (myelodysplastic syndromes)
Myeloproliferative disorders I: introduction
Myeloproliferative disorders II: polycythaemia rubra vera
Myeloproliferative disorders III: essential thrombocythaemia, primary myelofi brosis and systemic mastocytosis
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Multiple myeloma and plasma cell disorders
Lymphoma I: introduction
Lymphoma II: Hodgkin lymphoma
Lymphoma III: non-Hodgkin lymphoma – aetiology and classification
Lymphoma IV: clinical and laboratory features of more common subtypes
Lymphoma V: treatment and prognosis

Part 5: Treatment and procedures
Bone marrow failure
Haematological effects of drugs
Stem cell transplantation

Part 6: Haemostasis
Normal haemostasis I: vessel wall and platelets
Normal haemostasis II: coagulation factors and fi brinolysis
Disorders of haemostasis I: vessel wall and platelets
Disorders of haemostasis II: inherited disorders of coagulation
Disorders of haemostasis III: acquired disorders of coagulation
Thrombosis and anti-thrombotic therapy

Part 7: Haematological aspects of tropical disease
Haematological aspects of tropical diseases
Haematology of pregnancy and infancy

Part 8: Blood transfusion
Blood transfusion I
Blood transfusion II

For Whom is this Book For

This Hematology at a Glance, 4th Edition is perfect for Hematologists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must-have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those MBBS students who are pursuing their Post-Graduation in Hematology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses, and Professors.


Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 7.2 MB




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