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Hematology in Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-12-24
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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 Easy to read.“Very easy to follow. Made it easy to understand difficult topics!”—Amazon Reviewer

I highly recommend this book.
“… straight forward and I would recommend this book to anyone looking for a solid understanding of the most important concepts behind the tests performed in a modern hematology laboratory. Some textbooks today make it difficult for hematology students and lab professionals alike to figure out what it is that they "really need to know" to be effective and competent in the lab. Hematology in Practice addresses exactly this problem. In addition, this book will give a student an understanding that is more than good enough to pass general and categorical licensing exams.”—Michael B., Amazon Reviewer

Basic principles of hematology made memorable. Build a solid understanding of hematology in the context of practical laboratory practice and principles. Visual language, innovative  case studies, role-playing troubleshooting cases, and laboratory protocols bring laboratory practice to life.  

Superbly organized, this reader-friendly text breaks a complex subject into easy-to-follow, manageable sections. Begin with the basic principles of hematology; discover red and white blood cell disorders; journey through hemostasis and disorders of coagulation; and then explore the procedures needed in the laboratory.

Table of Contents

I. Basic Hematology Principles
1. Introduction to Hematology and Basic Laboratory Practice
2. From Hematopoiesis to the Complete Blood Count
3. Red Blood Cell Production, Function, and Relevant Red Blood Cell Morphology
4. Hemoglobin Function and Principles of Hemolysis

II. Red Blood Cell Disorders

5. The Microcytic Anemias
6. The Macrocytic Anemias
7. Normochromic Anemias: Biochemical, Membrane, and Miscellaneous Red Blood Cell Disorders
8. The Normochromic Anemias Caused by Hemoglobinopathies

III. White Blood Cell Disorders
9. Leukopoiesis, WBC Differential, and Lymphocyte Function
10. Abnormalities of White Blood Cells: Quantitative, Qualitative, and the Lipid Storage Diseases
11. Acute Leukemias
12. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
13. Lymphoproliferative Disorders and Related Plasma Cell Disorders
14. The Myelodysplastic Syndromes

IV. Hemostasis and Disorders of Coagulation
15. Overview of Hemostasis and Platelet Physiology
16. Quantitative and Qualitative Platelet Disorders
17. Defects of Plasma Clotting Factors
18. Fibrinogen, Thrombin, and the Fibrinolytic System
19. Introduction to Thrombosis and Anticoagulant Therapy

V. Hematology Automation, Flow Cell Cytometry, and Laboratory Procedures
20. Hematology Automation and Flow Cell Cytometry
21. Basic Procedures in a Hematology Laboratory
Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
Appendix B: List of Abbreviations

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