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MINI ATLAS OF HAEMATOLOGY

SHIRITH M KAWALTHAR
Govt. Medical College, India

Haematology is a dynamic medical discipline that has witnessed rapid advances in all aspects and its scope has widened across diverse medical specialties. This mini atlas provides an introduction to the subject and outlines basic principles in the diagnosis of important and most haematological conditions. It is not intended to be used as a comprehensive reference, instead it provides a “quick look” at essential information.

The book is divided into 6 chapters – an overview of blood physiology, anaemias, white blood cell disorders, haemostasis disorders, blood transfusion, and blood parasites. Each chapter is lavishly illustrated with full colour images. A free photo CD Rom is included so that the images can be seen in large format on screen.

In summary this mini atlas is an excellent revision guide that vies concise clear information in a pictorial and easy to read format.

Contents:
1. Overview of Phsyiology of Blood 2. Anaemias - Diagnosis of Anaemias, Anaemias due to impaired red cell production, aneamias due to excessive red cell destruction 3. Disorders of White Blood Cells -Acute Leukaemias, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Chronic Myeloproliferative disorders. Chronic lumphoid leukaemias, Plasma cell dyscrasias, Quantitative and qualitative disorders of leucocytes 4. Disorders of haemostasis - approach to the diagnosis of bleeding disorders, bleeding disorders caused by abnormalities of platelets, inherited disorders of coagulation, acquired disorders of coagulation 5. Blood Transfusion - blood group systems, seoligic and microbiologic techniques, collection of donor blood, processing and storage, whole blood, blood components and blood derivatives, transfusion of blood to the recipient, adverse effects of transfusion 6. Blood parasites

ISBN: 9781905740291
Publication: May 2007
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.99
$34.95

*Outstanding complement to standard textbooks
*Excellent revision aid for undergraduates
*Free CD Rom