December 19, 2007
by CRC Press
Reference - 1032 Pages - 16 Color & 113 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849333934 - CAT# 3393
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See what’s new in the Second Edition:
· Revised articles emphasizing genetics, physiology, pathological mechanisms
· Updated coverage of treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, coagulation, and thrombotic disorders
· Hundreds of completely new articles, new illustrations, and new explanatory diagrams as well as revised tables
Completely revised, this edition covers hematopoiesis, red blood cells, granulocytes, lymphocytes, platelets and hemostasis where the respective physiology is described anemias, leukemias, lymphomas, auto-immune disorders, hemorrhagic disorders, and thrombosis where etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment is described. The book includes coverage of blood groups and the practice of blood component therapy. The editor pays particular attention to recent developments in hematological molecular genetics and leukemogenesis.
The information is cross-referenced with words highlighted in bold face within an article to indicate that further information on the subject is available under the emboldened heading. A separate table provides common abbreviations used widely throughout the text. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book provides speedy access to authoritative information on the scientific basis of blood disorders and their treatment.