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Haematology, 3rd Edition

An Illustrated Colour Text


This textbook on haematology in the Illustrated Colour Text series is suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject.

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New to This Edition

    • Updating to take account of recenty developments in stem cell biology.

    • Increased emphasis on genomic and proteomic techniques in the diagnosis of haematological malignancy.
    • Use of new imaging techniques including MRI and PET.
    • Description of advances in treatment of leukaemia and lymphoma and in diagnosis and management of patients with thrombophilia and venous thrombosis.
    • Development of new antimicrobial agents in management of immunosuppressed patients with infection.
    • New double page spread on palliative care of patients with blood disorders.
    • New illustrations.

Key Features

    • Concise and manageable coverage of the major blood diseases and their treatment.

    • Does not overload the reader with science, unlike some competing books.

    • Focus is on the haematology patient and on the practical aspects of the subject.

    • Makes use of the attractive features of the ICT series - double page spreads, lots of colour illustrations, summary boxes.

Author Information

    By Martin R. Howard, MBChB, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, Consultant Haematologist, York Health Services NHS Trust; Clinical Senior Lecturer, Hull York Medical School, York, UK; and Peter J. Hamilton, MA, BA, BCh, FRCP, FRCPath, Consultant Haematologist, Department of Haematology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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Haematology, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 124 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/4 X 11 11/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10362-9
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  • Copyright: 2008