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BeschreibungThis unique book is written by Barbara Bain, a leading haematologist with a reputation for her educational prowess in the field.It provides a concise overview of the haemoglobinopathies and focuses on the selection, performance, and interpretation of relevant laboratory tests. The tests dealt with are mainly those done regularly in diagnostic haematology laboratories. Where more specialist tests are required, the reader is given an overview of what the specialist centre will do, with guidance on what the result will imply.This book is extremely practical in orientation and is an essential reference volume in the haematology laboratory.Why Buy This Book?* New Edition - Fully updated, with 43 new pictures and 37 pages of illustrated clinical cases to use for teaching and self-evaluation* Essential reference volume for the haematology laboratory* Focuses on diagnosis* Very practical in its approach* In addition to the self-assessment case studies, contains "test your knowledge" sections at the end of every chapter* Remarkably comprehensive for a compact book
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface to the first edition. Abbreviations and glossary. 1. Haemoglobin and the genetics of haemoglobin synthesis. 2. Laboratory techniques for the identification of abnormalities of globin chain synthesis. 3. alpha, beta, delta, and gamma thalassaemias and related conditions. 4. Sickle cell haemoglobin and its interactions with other variant haemoglobins and with thalassaemias. 5. Other significant haemoglobinopathies. 6. Acquired abnormalities of globin chain synthesis or haemoglobin structure. 7. Organization of a haemoglobinopathy diagnostic service. 8. Self-assessment - test cases. Questions. Answers. Index.
PortraitBarbara Bain is Reader in Diagnostic Haematology at Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, St. Mary's Hospital, London
Pressestimmen"As you would expect from Barabara Bain there is a wealth of superb microscopy photographs for peripheral smear, bone marrow and trephine slides. This new edition has been updated with 43 new pictures. A particularly valuable text for students preparing to sit MRCPAth or Advanced Practitioner examinations." Medical Laboratory World
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 314 Seiten