Handbook of Benign Hematology

  • ISBN 9780826149862

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Handbook of Benign Hematology is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of benign hematologic conditions. The book begins with a chapter on normal hematopoiesis and follows with chapters devoted to different groups of blood disorders and syndromes including neutrophil disorders, non-malignant myeloid disorders, bone marrow failure syndromes, myeloproliferative disorders, hypoproliferative anemia, hemolytic anemia, iron metabolism disorders and porphyria, platelet disorders, hemostasis and coagulation defects, and thrombosis. Each subtype of the disorder covered within the chapters features a clinical case, an introduction to the condition, details on diagnosis including applicable criteria and lab work needed, key diagnostic dilemmas when conducting a differential diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options, details on clinical trials and emerging clinical strategies, and bulleted key points which highlight clinical pearls and common pitfalls. Important seminal and practice-changing references conclude each chapter. The final chapters provide best practices for transfusion medicine and a guide to pharmacologic agents and their uses in clinical practice for adult and pediatric patients. The handbook is filled with tables and illustrations which highlight FDA-approved drug information, clinical trials data, hematopathologic characteristics of different disorders, important management criteria and more. The result is a uniform and engaging approach that clinicians and practitioners can easily follow and use in practice or for review.The Editors and chapter authors are experienced academic practitioners from Baylor College of Medicine in the fields of adult and pediatric hematology, pathology, blood banking and pharmacology. Emphasizing best practices for patient management, this handbook is essential for oncologists, hematologists, trainees, and other practitioners who regularly or increasingly receive referrals to diagnose and treat adults or children with non-malignant hematologic conditions.

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Includes dozens of clinical cases covering all non-malignant blood disorders
Emphasizes patient management and best practices for disorders seen in adults and children
Contains over 40 color images and numerous tables for quick reference
Presents important details of all pharmacologic agents used to treat or manage hematologic disorders and their complications
Purchase includes access to the ebook for use on most mobile devices or computers
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