PDQ Hematology

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Book Description
This book is a concise and focused introduction to clinical hematology. It covers the most important aspects of the field with emphasis on clinical features, diagnosis and treatment. Portable, accessible and practical companion

Book Info
Univ. of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City. Pocket handbook is a concise and focused introduction to clinical hematology. Covers important aspects of the field with an emphasis on clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment. A dual-platform mini CD-ROM contains the entire text and illustrations of the book in searchable PDF files

Cells and Components of the Peripheral Blood; the Complete Blood Count; Interferences in Hematology Analyzers.
Hematopoiesis and the Bone Marrow.
Metabolism and Function of Erythrocytes and the Metabolism of Iron.
Introduction to Anemia.
Iron Deficiency Anemia, Anemia of Chronic Disease and Sideroblastic Anemias; Megaloblastic Anemias.
The Inherited Hemolytic Anemias: Hemoglobinopathies, Thalassemias, Enzyme Deficiencies and Membrane Defects.
Acquired Hemolytic Anemias.
Aplastic Anemia, Pure Red Cell Aplasia and Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemias.
Erythrocytosis and Polycythemia.
Disorders of Leukocyte Function and Number.
Quantitative Disorders of Platelets: Thrombocytosis and Thrombocytopenia, Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and the Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.
Overview: Classification of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms.
The Acute Leukemias.
The Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders and the Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Disorders.
The Myelodysplastic Syndromes
The Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias
Malignant Lymphomas: The Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas and Hodgkin's Disease
Multiple Myeloma Related Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
Hematologic Effects of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hemostasis and Thrombosis
A. Bone Marrow Biopsy Interpretation
B. Introduction to Flow Cytometry