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Haematology, 4th Edition

An Illustrated Colour Text
Authors :
Martin R. Howard & Peter J Hamilton

2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category!

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

2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category!

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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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category!

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.


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