Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is pleased to introduce the second edition of Anderson's Atlas of Hematology, the most comprehensive atlas for the laboratory technologist. Understanding that effectiveness as a technician comes through the ability to identify what one sees under the microscope, this atlas equips students with visual examples of the concepts covered in their programs.
With its four-color illustrations and clear descriptions, this atlas enables you to describe and identify all stages in the development of blood cells. Moreover, it provides an illustrated guide to a broad range of hematologic disorders. Used as a quick reference, study guide, or atlas, this is an invaluable tool for today's laboratory technician student.
Updated and Revised!
This Second Edition of the acclaimed Anderson’s Atlas of Hematology has been thoroughly updated and revised based on the latest basic science and clinical findings. In addition, you’ll find new, higher-quality images as well as the most recent World Health Organization classification of hematologic disorders.
Anderson’s Atlas of Hematology is divided into two units:
- Unit One, Cell Descriptions, features three sections covering blood cells, bone marrow, and cytochemistry. For each cell type, you’ll find a description of the cell size, nucleus, and cytoplasm as well as a list of associated clinical disorders. High-quality photos and drawings illustrate the maturation stages of each cell type.
- Unit Two, Hematologic Disorders, includes three sections dedicated to red blood cell disorders, white blood cell disorders, and miscellaneous disorders. For each disorder, there’s a summary of pathology as well as clinical and laboratory features. In addition, a diagnostic scheme sets forth the relevant laboratory findings that lead to the delineation of each disorder.
Take advantage of this text’s online resources! Anderson’s Electronic Atlas of Hematology and Anderson’s Electronic Atlas of Hematologic Disorders are on the companion website located on thePoint, enabling you to better identify and correlate clinical and laboratory findings with normal and abnormal blood cells. These interactive atlases feature morphologic characteristics with image-driven case studies and quiz banks. It is ideal for exam preparation and competency assessment. Also included are key terms linked to Stedman’s Medical Dictionary and a fully searchable online version of the text.