Clinical Hematology: Theory and Procedures

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 570 pages

This established hematology text enters its Fourth Edition with even more of the focused coverage and learning tools that have made it so successful. Well illustrated and user-oriented, this new edition features extensive study and review tools, including learning objectives, case studies, procedure boxes, and review questions.

Each chapter includes reader-friendly features:

  • Chapters begin with a topical outline and behavioral objectives for a quick overview of content to be covered.
  • Chapters conclude with highlights and new review questions to reinforce the student's understanding of key concepts and aid in test preparation.
  • Summaries are highlighted for rapid reference and quick review.

Features you'll find in this Fourth Edition include:

  • Updated safety and phlebotomy information, and comprehensive coverage of automated instrumentation
  • New information on peripheral stem cell and bone marrow transplantation, cytokines and gene therapy, sickle cell anemia, genetic and molecular aspects of acute leukemias, and malignant lymphoid and plasma cell dyscrasias
  • A new expanded color insert increases coverage, allowing the user to view and differentiate hematologic disorders
  • Additional case studies help with critical thinking
  • Procedures are organized to adhere to the format suggested by the National Commission for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS)
 

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Contents

Contents
7
AN OVERVIEW OF THE HEMATOLOGY OBJECTIVES
13
Chapter
15
Molecular Genetics and Cellular Morphology
41
Bone Marrow and Blood
60
ERYTHROCYTES 2
71
Erythrocyte Morphology and Inclusions
99
Chapter 7
112
Nonmalignant Lymphocytic Disorders
229
Chapter 18
244
Chapter 20
269
ADDITIONAL GROUPS OF CLONAL
293
Chapter 22
321
PRINCIPLES AND DISORDERS
339
Chapter 24
369
FUNDAMENTALS OF HEMATOLOGICAL
399

Chapter 10
131
Chapter 11
145
Chapter 12
160
LEUKOCYTES
191
Nonmalignant Disorders of Granulocytes and Monocytes
206
Manual Procedures in Hematology
437
Chapter 27
490
Glossary
531
Appendices
544
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